Back for a third season having gained some valuable experience over longer distances last season…middle distance runner by trade competed in her first two cross country meets for the Noles last season…strength gains from last fall were beneficial on the track.
Cross Country: Ran abbreviated schedule while building base for track & field seasons…posted 5k XC PB (19:45.4) at the FSU Invitational; her first cross country race with the Noles…raced her first 6k at the Crimson Classic which produced a respectable 23:18.3 effort. Indoor: Lined up five times, focusing primarily on the 800…collegiate-best 2:08.70 at the ACC Championships left her one spot shy of the final (ninth)…opened the year in the mile at the Orange & Purple Invitational, placing fourth in the mile in a PB (5:06.17). Outdoor: Registered a season-best 800 in the Yellow Jacket Invitational opener (2:09.73) to finish third…posted a 1500m PB at the FSU Invitational (4:30.91)…was 15th in the 800 prelims at the ACC Championships (2:10.16); her fastest outdoor effort since the opener.
Cross Country: Spent fall training while sitting out a redshirt season…competed unattached at the FSU Invitational and ran 19:40.6 at FSU Invitational. Indoors: Lined up for five meets focusing on the 800 while competing in a pair of early mile races…ran SB 5:12.29 mile at the Bob Pollock Invitational…improved each time out in her four competitive 800 races, capped by her indoor SB 2:10.55 at the ACC Championships. Outdoors: Saw action in five meets before season was cut short by injury…posted SB 4:44.28 1500 at Yellow Jacket Invitational…much like the indoor campaign, improved in the 800 throughout the year…SB 2:10.32 came in her final meet at Stanford Cardinal Classic, where she was fourth…also contributed a strong leg to third-place 4×800 relay at the Tennessee Relays (8:49.63).
A three-time provincial champion at 800 meters and three-time runner-up at 1500 while competing for Leduc Composite High…won Canadian Youth National 800 title in 2014…placed ninth at the 2015 IAAF World Youth Championships representing Canada in Cali, Colombia…captured the 2016 Simplot Games 800 title this past indoor season…boasts outdoor personal-bests of 2:07.94 (800) and 4:35.30 (1500), to go along with indoor bests of 1:35.14 (600) and 2:58.82 (1000)…honor roll student throughout high school…major is undecided…earned ACC Academic Honor Roll distinction in her first year with the Noles…born June 26, 1998.