Seminole cross country women continue their reign in the ACC
Junior leads Seminole women's cross country to eighth place showing
Seminole XC women, Blahnik geared up for NCAA Championships
FSU XC men eye 11th NCAA appearance; women' streak at seven
FSU women 2nd, men 18th against loaded fields
One of the most celebrated signees in Florida State history...continues the long-standing tradition of outstanding middle distance runner from Great Britain who have suited up for the Seminoles.
2012: Had an immediate impact in the lineup as a freshman, competing in five meets for the Seminoles... earned All-ACC honors by placing 14th at ACC Championship meet for 6k (20:52.5) as the second freshman in the field...followed two weeks later at home in the NCAA South Region with a 10th-place finish and a 6k personal-best (20.25.0) for All-Region honors...helped the `Noles ascend to No. 1 in the rankings with ACC and South Region team titles...the Seminoles returned to the podium at the NCAA Championship meet with a fourth-place finish.
Track & Field
2013: Outdoor -Raced in six meets over the course of the season, focusing primarily on the 800 and 1500...established new personal-bests outdoors in the 5000m (16:29.09) at Florida Relays and 1500m (4:14.40) to win Seminole Invitational...that 1500m time ranked No. 2 collegiately at the time and was good for No. 11 in the final regular season rankings...qualified for NCAA East Preliminary in the 1500m and advanced to the quarterfinals, where her season came to a close. Indoor - enjoyed an outstanding freshman indoor campaign, highlighted by her All-American contribution to FSU's fourth-place NCAA Indoor distance medley relay team...two weeks earlier Peel split 2:06.03 on her 800m leg of the DMR at the ACC Championships meet as the Seminoles set the meet record (10:57.41), which ranks as one of the 10-fastest times in NCAA history...ranked among the top 20 collegiate milers on the strength of her personal-best 4:37.21 at the UW Husky Classic.
Gained national recognition in Great Britain by winning the English Schools 1500 meter championship in 2009 and the 800 meter title in 2010...finished fourth in the 1500 at the 2011 World Youth Championships in Lille, France...placed 40th at the 2011 World Cross Country Championships in Spain...currently lists major as exploratory...born May 26, 1994