The Husky women's team looks to earn a fifth-consecutive NCAA West Regional title.
Katie Flood looks to defend her individual Pac-12 title as the Huskies are one of four teams ranked in the top-six nationally.
Washington is one of just two teams that returns a pair of Top-25 NCAA finishers from 2011.
The UW women return six of seven runners from their NCAA runner-up squad.
Babcock is third Husky to earn three First Team academic honors.
2011-12: Competed three times during the fall, starting with a 31st-place finish at the Sundodger Invitational in a time of 22:43 ... next ran at the Emerald City Open in Woodland Park, placing sixth overall and third among all Huskies ... also traveled to the Mike Hodges Invite in Oregon, finishing 14th overall and third on the team ... earned honorable mention on the Pac-12 All-Academic Team ... (Track): Competed three times during the outdoor season, starting with a win at the JD Shotwell Invitational, where she ran a time of 4:46.82 in the 1,500-meters ... was seventh in the 3,000m at the UW-WSU Dual ... season-best 3k time of 9:52.68 at the Oregon Twilight Meet, placing fifth ... ran just once indoors, running 9:53.05 for 3,000-meters at the UW Final Qualifier ... earned Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.
2010-11: Started the year off with a seventh-place effort in the UW-WSU dual meet in Ephrata, helping UW to the team win ... placed 24th overall at the Sundodger Invite in Lincoln Park ... made her first trip to the national course in Terre Haute for Pre-Nationals, running in the open race and placing 26th ... also ran at the Emerald City Open, placing seventh overall in 23:15, a 20 second improvement over the previous year ... picked up Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention honors ... (Track): Did not run during the track season, using a redshirt year.
2009-10: Redshirted the season to preserve a year of eligibility, competing three times unattached ... finished 20th in her first college race at the Sundodger, crossing in 22:10 for her first 6k ... took fifth at the Emerald City Open, fourth among Huskies ... was UW's top unattached finisher at the Mike Hodges Invite, placing eighth overall in 18:10 for 5,000-meters ... ran at the 2010 U.S. Junior Cross Country Championships in Spokane, taking 21st overall ... (Track): Ran everything from the 800-meters to the 10,000-meters in her first season and competed at her first Pac-10 Championships ... stepped up to run the 10,000-meters for the first time at Pac-10s, finishing 19th in 36:41.15 ... ran the 1,500-meters just once, at the Ken Shannon Invite, clocking 4:39.43 to finish fifth ... 5k season-best came in her outdoor opener at the Stanford Invitational where she timed 17:24.56 ... fourth in the 3k at the UW-WSU dual ... ran a 3k best indoors at the MPSF Championships of 9:54.43, placing 22nd ... 13th in the mile at the UW Final Qualifier in 5:03.17.
High School and Personal: Born in Edmonds, Wash. ... parents are Holly and Bryan Huschka ... has one older brother, Casey, and one younger sister, Trina ... a two-year captain and two-time All-Wesco first teamer in cross country ... placed 21st at the 4A state meet as a senior, making the All-State team ... ran at the 2008 BorderClash, placing 53rd ... ran the 5k at the Junior Olympics in 2006 and 2007 with a best finish of 50th in '07 ... made the 4A state track meet as a senior, placing seventh in the 3200m and 10th in the 1600m ... school record-holder in the mile and two-mile ... Everett School District Fall Scholar-Athlete ... East-West All Star and 2008 Meet of Champions participant ... graduated with a 3.9 GPA and was inducted to the Cascade High Hall of Fame.
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