2005 (Cross Country): Competed twice in 2005, including once attached and once unattached ... ran 82nd at the season-opening Sundodger Invitational, and was 105th in unattached run at Willamette.
2004-05: Ran just once in the fall, placing 27th overall and sixth among UW runners at the season-opening Emerald City Invite ... ran five times indoors in 2005, including four times in the mile ... clocked mile PR of 5:18.16 at the Last Chance Qualifier ... ran 16th in the 5000m at the MPSF Championships, in 18:39.62 ... ran twice each outdoors at 3000m and 5000m ... earned top-eight finishes in all four outdoor races.
2003-04: Redshirted the cross country and track seasons to preserve a year of eligibility ... competed three times unattached during the fall campaign ... placed second among Husky redshirts at the season-opening Emerald City Invite ... clocked 5000m cross country PR of 20:01 three weeks later at the Sundodger Invitational ... ran just three times unattached during the track season, all at Dempsey Indoor ... focused on the 3000m event, twice clocking a best time of 11:06.15.
High School and Personal: Born in Novosibirsk, Russia ... parents are Svetlana Steknova and Alexander Gall ... has two siblings, older brother Dmitry and younger sister Julia ... a three-time letterwinner in cross country at Edmonds-Woodway High School ... also lettered one year in track, and served as team captain her senior year ... graduated with a 3.8 GPA ... taking pre-med coursework.
Collegiate Best Marks
3000m (indoor)....... 10:37.56
5000m (indoor)....... 18:37.66