2006 NCAA Qualifier in 3000m Steeplechase
Collegiate Bests - 800m (2:10.05), 3000m steeplechase (10:20.82), 1500m (4:23.86)
School Records - 2nd all-time in the 3000m steeplechase (10:20.82), 9th all-time in the 1500m (4:23.86)
Personal Best: 3000m Steeplechase (10:13.3)
2006: Outdoor - One of two steeplechasers to regionally qualify... seventh in the region and 18th in the nation in the steeple event... won her first Atlantic Coast Conference Championship and regionally qualified in the steeple event in a season-best 10:21.16... one of five women to meet regional standards at the Stanford Invitational... placed third in the highly competitive group, running a season-opening 10:24.75, more than 26 seconds faster than the regional standard... took the 1500m crown at the Seminole Twilight in a season-best 4:28.36.
Indoor--Member of the Distance Medley Relay team that provisionally qualified and finished first at the ACC Championships (11:16.82)...placed second in the Mile Run at the Florida Fast Times meet with a time of 4:50.66...advanced to the finals of the Mile Run at the ACC Championships by placing third in the prelims (4:55.16)...finished fifth in the finals with a time of 4:52.15...
2005: Outdoor - In her first season with the Garnet and Gold, regionally qualified in two events - 1500m and 3000m steeplechase and made it to NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship... placed first at the Georgia Tech Invitational with a personal best time of 10:23.90 in the 3000m steeplechase, good for second place all-time... bettered that mark with a 10:20.82 at the NCAA East Region Championships... finished in sixth place, just outside of automatic qualifying but earned an at-large bid to nationals... ran a 10:25.91 at the league championships, narrowly missing All-ACC honors with a fourth place finish... finished first at the FSU Relays in the 1500m with a regional qualifying mark of 4:23.86, good for ninth place on FSU's all-time list... placed seventh in the 1500m at the ACC Championships in 4:29.58... currently has the top three 1500m times among current Florida State runners... has earned regional qualifying marks on three different occasions in the 3000m steeplechase... led the Seminoles in the 800m run with a time of 2:10.05, which she reached when she finished second at the Seminole Twilight... had the fifth fastest 1500m time in the league (4:23.86)...
Indoor - Competed in the 800m and mile run for the Seminoles, in her first season after transferring from Loughborough University... ran a season-best 800m clip of 2:12.53 at the Gator Invitational... missed provisionally qualifying in her first meet by three seconds... had the second fastest qualifying time at the Atlantic Coast Conference Championships, running 2:13.03... posted a 2:14.03 in the finals to take fifth place overall... recorded a 4:50.67 clip in winning the mile run at the Wildcat Invitational... ended the year with the eighth-fastest 800m mark and tenth best mile run time in the league... at the Florida Fast Times Meet, came in second in the mile run in 4:54.50.
At Loughborough: Transfer from Loughborough University... two-time gold medalist in the AAA Under-23 3000m steeplechase, earning gold in 2002 and 2003... 2000 English Schools 800m run champion and made it to the European Under-23 finals of the 3000m steeplechase... represented the English schools at the pentathlon event in 2003... ran a personal best time of 10:13 at the Golden League Pre-Meet in 2003.
Personal: Majoring in physical education.