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  Susan Kuijken
Susan Kuijken

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nijmejor, Netherlands

High School:
Steoelijk Gymnasium

Event:
Distance


06/26/2014

Excellence Rewarded!

Trio of track & field/cross country 'Noles named Academic All-Americans

08/09/2013

'Noles Taking On The World

Harris, Locke and Zagre set to compete in Moscow

06/27/2013

Track Star Scholars

Fout, Winslow Sweep ACC Scholar-Athlete awards; Brits, Winslow Academic All-Americans

NCAA CHAMPION

3000m: 2008

Five-Time All-American

1500m: 2007 & 2008

3000m: 2008

Cross Country: 2006, 2007 & 2008

NCAA South Region Athlete of the Year

Cross Country: 2006 & 2007

NCAA All-South Region

Cross Country: 2006, 2007 & 2008

NCAA All-East Region

1500m: 2007 & 2008

ACC Champion

Cross Country: 2007 & 2008

Indoor Mile: 2008

Distance Medley Relay: 2008

All-ACC

Cross Country: 2006, 2007 & 2008

Indoor Mile: 2008

Distance Medley Relay: 2008

3000m: 2006

Collegiate Bests:

5K (XC): 16:26

6K (XC): 19:35

1500m: 4:11.34

3000m: 8:58.14 - FSU & ACC Record

Indoor Mile: 4:36.91 - ACC Meet Record

Distance Medley Relay - 11:11.0 - FSU, ACC & ACC Meet Record

2008 Track:

Outdoor -

· Collected All-America honors for the second year in a row in the 1500m. Came in eighth at the ·NCAA Championships with a time of 4:17.28.

· Recovered from a mid-season injury to finish second in the 1500m finals at the NCAA East Regional Championships with a time of 4:24.30.

· Qualified for regionals at the Seminole Twilight with a 4:22.85 in the 1500m.

Indoor-

· Brought home the gold at NCAA Indoors with a first-place time of 8:58.14 in the 3000m run.

· Time set the conference and school record.

· Finished first in the mile run at the ACC Indoor Championships with a time of 4:36.91 to break the conference meet record.

· Anchored the Distance Medley Relay that won the conference championships with a time of 11:11.03, a new ACC record.

2007 Cross Country:

· Recorded the highest finish in school history at the NCAA Championships as she crossed the line third with a time of 19:57.30.

· Became just the second two-time All-American in school history (Vicky Gill, 2002-03).

· Named NCAA South Region Athlete of the Year after winning the meet for the second year in a row at 20:19.01.

· Captured the school's first individual ACC title, running the 6K course in 21:20.02.

· Ran the second-fastest 6K time in school history as she won the Pre-NCAA Meet in a time of 19:56.

· Set a school record by being named ACC Performer of the Week four times.

· Won her first five meets of the year, including the Notre Dame Invitational.

2007 Track:

Outdoor -

· Earned All-America honors by placing second at the NCAA Championships in the 1500m with a

· Fastest freshman in the ACC and the NCAA East Region as well as the fifth speediest rookie in the nation.

· Second on the FSU all-time top 5000m performers list with a 16:20.30 at the Stanford Invitational.

· Finished eighth in the 1500m (4:27.79) and 12th in the 800m (2:11.50) at the ACC Championships.

· Won the 3000m at the FSU Relays, running a 9:49.87.

Indoor -

· Anchored the Seminoles' winning distance medley relay team at the ACC Champioships that posted a time of 11:16.

· Finished second at the ACC Indoor Championships in the 3000m with a time of 9:28.97.

· Joined the Seminoles during the spring semester.

2006 Cross Country:

· First Florida State cross country All-America selection since 2003 as she finished 27th at the NCAA Championships with a time of 21:18.

· Earned a spot on the NCAA All-South Region team by winning the meet with a season-best time of 20:54.

· Garnered All-ACC honors - a first by a women's runner since 2003 - by placing sixth at the conference meet with a 6K time of 21:20.2.

· Ran the fastest 5K time of the year, 16:52, as she took second at the Notre Dame Invitational.

Personal:

Born July 8, 1986...Majoring in Psychology


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