Second-year graduate of local powerhouse Chiles earned a spot on the preseason camp roster after a promising freshman season with the Noles…competed in three cross country meets in 2018, improving each time out…followed up with consistently solid outdoor season to put herself in the mix for a spot on the ACC cross country roster in 2019.
Cross Country: Turned in a remarkable second year with the program, twice earning ACC Performer of the Week honors…scored her first career victory among three top-five finishes…placed 15th in season debut at the Covered Bridge Open…posted her first sub-18 5k cross country time on her way to victory at the UAH Chargers Open (17:50.6), leading Noles to a team title…earned ACC Performer of the Week honors for her efforts…was even faster two weeks later with a strong fifth-place showing at the FSU Invitational (17:49.3), more than a minute faster than she had previously run on the same course to earn her second ACC weekly honor…returning to the Blazer Classic for a second consecutive year, she trimmed nearly two minutes off 2018 time to place fifth in a 6k PB of 20:58.9…earned first ACC Championships roster spot and finished 72nd in her final meet of the season.
Cross Country: Made the travel roster for the season-opening Covered Bridge Open and delivered a 5k cross country-best time (18:44.2)…was even better a month later at the Mountain Dew Invitational (18:19.0)…capped her collegiate regular season at UAB Blazer Classic with a 6k debut in 22:43.3…represented FSU at the Feb. 2 USATF Cross Country Junior National Championships, placing 13th on the Noles’ home course in 22:42 for 6k. Indoor: sat out a redshirt season. Outdoor: toed the starting line in three meets, each time competing in the 5000…finished fifth at FSU Relays (PB 17:32.68) in her collegiate track debut…narrowly missed another PB at the Florida Relays and capped her season with a fourth-place finish at the Crimson Tide Invitational.
Banner senior year at Chiles High included 10th-place FHSAA 3A state championship finish in cross country, while qualifying for 3A state track & field championships in the 1600 and 3200…helped Chiles to a pair of FHSAA 3A state cross country titles (2015, 2017) in her career…set huge PBs as a senior in cross country (18:53.92) and on the track in the 3200 (11:03.96) and 1600 (5:14.80)…cross country and 3200 bests set at FSU…outstanding in classroom, graduating Suma Cum Laude…four-year member of National Honor Society…daughter of Tracy Dobson and Marc Phelps…majoring in exercise physiology at FSU…born March 2, 2000.