Women’s Profiles Pac-12 Track Championships 2012 - 1,500 Meters, 4th 4:17.20 2011 - 1,500 Meters, 3rd, 4:21.36 (Pac-10) 2011 - 800 Meters, 5th, 2:07.41 (Pac-10) 2010 - 800 Meters, 1st, 2:04.36 (Pac-10) 2010 - 4x400 Meter Relay, 7th, 3:47.26 (Pac-10) Pac-12 Cross Country Championships 2011 - 89th, 22.35 2010 - 24th, 20:41.12 (Pac-10) 2009 - 23rd, 20:39.42 (Pac-10)
by leading off the victorious distance medley relay (11:09.75) and finishing second in the 800 meters. Time in the 800, 2:04.70, was tied for the second-fastest in school history and fifth in the nation this season. Opened the season with the second-fastest 600 time in school history, 1:29.73, at the UW Indoor Preview. Cross Country - Was Oregon’s No. 5 runner at Notre Dame, finishing 44th in 17:27 (5,000 meters) to help the Ducks finish second. Strong fourth place run at the Bill Dellinger Invitational in 20:05.64 (6,000 meters) to help Oregon win the meet. Scored as Oregon’s No. 5 runner at the Pac-10 Championships in 20:41.12 (6,000 meters), placing 24th overall. Also the Ducks’ fifth scorer at the NCAA West Regional, placing 36th overall (21:02.30/6,000 meters) to help Oregon automatically qualify for the NCAA Championships. Capped season with her second straight NCAA Championships appearance. Pac-10 all-academic first team selection. Season Bests: Outdoors - 800 Meters - 2:02.15 (PR), NCAA Championships, Des Moines, Iowa (6/10/11); 1,500 Meters - 4:16.55, Mt. SAC Relays, Walnut, Calif. (4/15/11). Indoors - 800 Meters - 2:04.70, MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/26/11); Mile - 4:34.36, NCAA Championships, College Station, Texas (3/11/11). 2009-10: Pac-10 800 meter champion. Outdoors - Ranked ninth nationally at 800 meters and 15th in the 1,500. Execptional freshman campaign concluded with a sixth-place finish in the 800 meters at the NCAA Championships. Terrific run to win the 800 meters at the Pac-10 championships in a personal-best 2:04.36, holding off Arizona’s Christina Rodgers by .14. Time is sixth all-time at Oregon. Was also the anchor leg of Oregon’s seventh-place Pac-10 4x400 meter relay team (3:47.26). Followed that at the NCAA West Regional by winning her 800 first round race in 2:07.61 and then capturing her quarterfinal heat in 2:06.71 to advance to the NCAA Championships in Eugene. At the NCAA meet, took second in her semifinal heat in 2:05.16 to move on to the finals, where she finished sixth in 2:05.41 to earn her third All-America award of the season. Prior to the championship meets, at the Penn Relays, ran the 800 leg on Oregon’s runner-up distance medley relay team (11:02.85), the third leg of the third-place 4x1,500 meter relay team (17:25.27) and the second leg of the third-place 4x800 meter relay team (8:32.40). Set a PR at the time in a third-place finish in the 1,500 meters at the Oregon Twilight in 4:17.71. Season debut came in a fifth-place finish in the 1,500 meters at the Stanford Invitational (4:18.80). Won the 800 meters at the Pepsi Team Invitational in 2:06.90 to help Oregon win that meet. Following the collegiate season, returned to her native Germany, where she set a PR in the 1,500, 4:16.25, at Bottrup, that was the 10th-best time in school history. Followed that with her runner-up finish in the 1,500 meters at the German championships (4:17.17). Indoors - Ran the one of the fastest miles at Oregon in 28 years and also helped the Ducks set the school record twice in the distance medley relay. Scored in the mile and on the distance medley relay to help Oregon capture its first ever NCAA indoor title. Opened season with a 2:07.25 turn in the 800 meters in a win at the UW Indoor Preview. Two weeks later at Texas A&M, helped Oregon set the school record in the distance medley relay in 10:59.64, running the 800 meter leg. That time was Oregon’s first ever under 11:00. Came back the next day to clock 2:06.32 in a second place finish in the 800 meters. At the Feb. 13 Husky Classic, ran the fastest indoor mile by a Duck in 28 years, 4:37.94. Won the 800 meters at the MPSF Championships in an indoor personal best 2:05.72. That time ranks third indoor at Oregon. Also ran the lead leg on the Ducks’ winning distance medley relay squad (11:17.71). At the 2010 NCAA Indoor Championships, took sixth in the mile in 4:40.39 where she and teammate Jordan Hasay were the only freshmen to make the final. Also ran the lead leg of Oregon’s second-place distance medley relay team, which ran 10:58.96 to break the school record set earlier in the season at Texas A&M. Cross Country - Impressive varsity debut was a victory at the Mike Hodges Invitational, where she led the Ducks to the team title. Solid run at the Pac-10 Championships with a 23rd-place finish (20:39.42). Capped fall with her first NCAA Championships appearance. Season Bests: Outdoors - 800 Meters - 2:04.36, Pac-10 Championships, Berkeley, Calif. (5/16/10); 1,500 Meters - 4:16.25 (PR), Bottrup, Germany (7/9/10). Indoors - 800 Meters - 2:05.72, MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/27/10); Mile - 4:37.94 (PR), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/13/10). Prep: Two-time IAAF World Junior Track & Field Championships qualifier (2006, 2008). Four-time German junior champion. Ran a personal-best 2:04.96 in the 800 meters at Hengelo, Netherlands, in 2007, which would easily rank among Oregon’s all-time top 10. Had PR at 1,500 meters of 4:19.84 in 2009. Was the German youth champion at 800 meters in 2008 to advance to the IAAF World Championships in Poland. High School Bests: 400 Meters - 56.54, 2007; 800 Meters - 2:04.96, 2008; 1,500 Meters - 4:19.84, 2009. Indoor - 800 Meters - 2:06.61, 2008. Personal: Major is business administration.
2013 NCAA Championships, June 5-8, Historic Hayward Field
Published on Sep 28, 2012