Freshman Posts Sixth-Best Time in the 3000-meter Steeplechase
Kalu Advances in 100-meter, Nlemchi Sets Personal Best in Shot Put
The Three-Day Meet Is Being Held In Fayetteville, Ark.
The Mustangs Complete The Sweep As SMU Won The Cross Country & The Indoor & Outdoor Track & Field Crowns This Year
SMU Leads The Championships With 108 Points Heading Into Day Three
2014 (So.): Indoor: American Athletic Conference: Placed fifth in the 5,000-meter run (17:06.04) and seventh in the 3,000-meter run (9:49.13) as she helped SMU win the programs first indoor conference championship in school history... Placed third in the one mile run (5:05.37) and fifth in the 3,000-meter run (10:26.78) at the Red Raider Invitational... Outdoor: American Athletic Conference: Finished second in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (10:18.74) and third in the 5,000-meter run (16:27.30) as she helped SMU win the programs first outdoor conference championship in school history; for her efforts, Souza earned all-conference honors in each event...Won the steeplechase at the Michael Johnson Invitational with a time of 10:57.78... HONORS: All-American Athletic Conference Outdoor (3,000-meter steeplechase, 2nd; 5,000-meter run, 3rd).
2013 (Fr.): Indoor: Placed fifth in the mile (5:10.58) and second in the 3,000-meter (10:18.04) at the Texas Tech Masked Rider Open... Was part of the winning distance medley relay team at the Howie Ryan Invitational that finished in 11:58.34, the ninth-best time in SMU history... Earned a personal-best mark of 9:48.70 in the 3,000-meter at the SPIRE Invitational, good for eighth in program history.
Prior to SMU: Cross-country MVP at her high school during her freshman and junior seasons... Also named her school's Most Outstanding Athlete for Track during her freshman year... Was a CIF finalist three years in cross-country and track... Competed at the Brooks PR Invitational... Competed with her school at the Nike Cross-Country Nationals her junior and senior years.
Personal: Born in Boulder, Colo.... Anticipated communication studies major... Parents are Kenny Souza and Darla Harnly... Has three siblings.