Nittany Lion women place eighth in NCAA-caliber field
Nittany Lions take fifth, besting No. 8 Vanderbilt; Men finish 10th overall
Nittany Lions open up at Dolan Duals before returning home on September 8
At the Big Ten Championships ... || 2012 Cross Country || Made her first conference appearance, as a member of the Nittany Lions' third-place squad at the Big Ten Cross Country Championships.
On the Course || 2012 Cross Country || Had a solid freshman campaign, running in the Nittany Lion top five at the Adidas Wisconsin Invitational ... Finished in 20:52 for 6K at Wisconsin ... Was the Nittany Lions' seventh runner at the Greater Louisville Classic, finishing 58th overall in 17:52 (5K) ... Also competed at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe.
Before Penn State... || High School || A 2011 Foot Locker finalist in cross country... 2012 PIAA State Champion in the 3200... Also placed sixth in the 1600 at the 2012 PIAA meet... Ran an impressive 9:40.42 in the 3K at Penn Relays as a junior... Came back to take runner-up honors at Penn as a senior... Won district 1 titles in the 1600 and 3200 senior year... A four-time state qualifier in cross country... Was the District 1 cross country champion as a senior, finishing in 17:39... Ran the 5K at New Balance Indoor Nationals in 2012, running a PR 17:00.54 to take seventh overall... Has already enjoyed some of the success on campus, winning the 3K at the 2012 Kevin Dare Invitational at Ashenfelter Track... Boasts personal bests of 4:49.85 in he 1600, and 10:24.19in the 3200.
High School Personal Bests
2012 Meet-by-Meet Results