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  Lesley Van Miert
Lesley Van Miert

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Breda, Netherlands

High School:
Mencia de Mendoza Lyceum

Last College:
Northern Arizona

Position:
Distance


Collegiate Bests

5K (XC): 16:44

8K (XC): 20:25

800m: 2:11.91

1500m: 4:20.88

5000m: 16:11.69

Mile: 4:45.67

3000m Indoor: 9:51.81

All-ACC

Cross Country: 2008

All-American

Cross Country: 2008

All-Mountain Region

Cross Country: 2007

All-West Region

5000m: 2008

Big Sky Champion

1500m: 2008

All-Big Sky

Cross Country: 2008

Mile: 2008

3,000m Indoor: 2008

1500m: 2008

2007 USTFCCCA Division I Women's All-Academic Cross Country Team

At Northern Arizona:

2008 Track:

Outdoor -

· Advanced to the finals of the 5,000m run at the NCAA Championships where she finished ninth with a time of 16:20.66.

· Earned All-West Region honors by taking fifth in the, 5000m at 16:32.48.

· Ran a career-best time of 16:11.69 in the 5,000m at the Stanford Invitational.

· Captured the Big Sky Conference title in the 1,500m with a top time of 4:22.

· Best time in the 1,500m was a 4:20.88 at the Arizona State Invitational.

· Placed fourth in the 800m at the conference meet, crossing the line in 2:13.46 after a 2:11.91 in prelims.

Indoor -

· Collected a pair of all-conference honors at the league meet by placing second in both the 3,000m with 9:51.81 and the mile run with 4:54.76.

2007 Cross Country:

· Earned All-Mountain Region honors with an 11th-place finish of 21:13.8 at the regional meet.

· Ran an identical time to finish 55th at the NCAA Championships.

· Captured All-Big Sky Conference honors after a second-place finish of 17:38.

Tilburg University:

· National Indoor Champion in 1500m.

· Three-time National Champion in short distance cross country (2005-07).

· Repeat medalist at Track Indoor and Cross Country national championships.

· Earned fourth place at the 2002 European Junior Championships in Croatia

Personal:
Born on June 10, 1985 ... Majoring in sociology.

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