SMU Records 12 Top-5 Finishes At The Open
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Mustangs Hope To Build On Record-Breaking Indoor Season
2014 (So.): Indoor: Placed 13th in the 3000-meter run (11:00.10) and 14th in the one mile run (5:33.86) at the Red Raider Invitational... Finished seventh in the 5,000-meter run at the Texas A&M Invite with a time of 19:09.33... Outdoor: American Athletic Conference: Placed ninth in the 10,000-meter run (38:54.71) and 11th in the 5,000-meter run (18:17.25) as she helped SMU win the programs first outdoor conference championship in school history... Finished fifth in the 5000-meter run at the Texas Tech Open with a time of 19:02.92.
2013 (Fr.): Indoor: Competed in four events over two meets... Outdoor: Competed in eight events across six meets.
Prior to SMU: Participated in 800m and 1600m races in high school... High school team won the state championship in 2010, as well as the New England Championship and also qualified for Nike Team Nationals in Oregon.
Personal: Was attracted to SMU partially because her sister, Jillian, lives in Dallas... Anticipated Spanish major.