2008-09: Cracked the school's Top-10 in the steeplechase, running a career-best 11:09.94 at the Stanford Invitational ... cut six seconds off her 1,500m best, taking seventh at the Ralph Vernacchia Meet in 4:46.04 ... fifth in the steeple at the UW-WSU dual in 11:11.95 ... indoors, competed at her first MPSF Championships, taking 19th in the 5,000-meters in 17:29.09 ... ran a PR of 10:00.08 in the 3,000-meters in the UW Invitational.
2007-08: Ran unattached twice during the outdoor track season ... her time of 11:16.38 in the steeplechase at the Ken Shannon would have been a Top-10 UW mark if run attached ... competed twice unattached during cross season after transferring from Oregon ... placed 35th at the Sundodger in 22:33 and 42nd overall at the Willamette Invite, which would have been fifth on the team.
2006-07 (Oregon): Competed sparingly during track season, running 1500m, 5000m, and steeplechase once each ... ran in Oregon's top-seven in every cross country race ... finished seventh among Oregon runners at the Pac-10 Championships (56th overall) and at Regionals (121st overall) ... best 6000m time of 22:37.65 came at the Bill Dellinger Invite where she placed 67th overall and fourth among Ducks.
High School and Personal: Born in Mountain Home, Idaho ... parents are Dalene and Tim Stopa ... one older brother, Mathew, and one younger brother, Andrew ... four-time top-15 4A state cross country championships finisher, including 15th as a senior and freshman, sixth as a junior and 10th as a sophomore ... Wesco and district champion as a junior and senior ... two-time Seattle P-I cross country all-star and twice an honorable mention ... four-time team MVP ... was a four-time Border Clash qualifier in cross country, and placed 26th as a freshman ... in track, was a state qualifier as a senior in the 3,200m ... majoring in comparative literature.
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