2001 (Cross-Country): Led Washington to a 14th-place finish at the NCAA Championship meet, earning All-America honors with a 35th-place individual finish, in 21:24 ... ran in all seven meets, and led the squad at each postseason competition ... placed in the top-10 overall at five of seven meets ... just a freshman, placed sixth at the Pac-10 Championship meet in 20:56 ... conference finish was the eighth-best in school history ... was 11th overall at the NCAA West Regional Championships, spurring the Huskies to a fourth-place team finish ... at the Pre-National meet, against 21 of the nation’s top 25 teams, placed 10th overall in 21:09, leading Washington to fifth-place ... was second only to meet record-holder Sabrina Monro at the Sundodger Invitational, crossing the line in a 5000m-best 16:58 to help Washington to victory ... time was the fourth-fastest in Sundodger meet history ... was sixth overall at the Roy Griak Invitational in Minneapolis, recording a 6000m PR of 20:54 ... placed third-overall in her first-career race, the Emerald City Invitational.
High School and Personal: Born Nov. 8, 1982 in Atlanta ... parents are Donna and Ron ... twin sister, Jamie, joins Lisa on the Husky squad ... has two younger siblings, Gibby and Danny ... only competed in cross country for two seasons, capturing league and regional titles each year ... finished 13th at the Colorado state cross country meet in 1999 and 2000 ... placed 20th at the 2000 Footlocker Midwest Regional meet... went on to win the 2001 Simplot Games Indoor Championship in the 3200m with a time of 10:59.74 in Pocatello, Idaho... earned three top-10 finishes at the Colorado state track meet, including a pair of third-place finishes in 2001 (3200m and 1600m) ... a two-time All-State honoree in the 1600m and 3200m ... claims personal bests of 5:03 (1600m) and 10:59 (3200m) ... personal best 5000m cross country time is 18:01 ... holds five Arvada West school records, including th 1600m, 3200m, and three relays ... shared high school valedictorian honors with her sister, finishing with a 4.0 GPA ... upon graduation, inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame.
Personal Best Marks
XC: 5000m……. 16:58