Sophomores Melanie Stemper and Shanoah Souza Place First and Second Overall
SMU's Goal Is To Reach NCAA Championships
Alenbratt, Powers Earn First Team All-Conference Honors
Senior Mary Alenbratt Finishes 11th Overall
SMU opened its 2013 season at the Bear Twilight Invitational hosted by Baylor University in Waco, Texas.
2014 (Jr.): Set a new personal record in the 6K (23:00.9) and finished 96th at the NCAA South Central Regional... Ran a 23:26 at the American Athletic Conference Championship (6K), finishing 47th... Crossed the finish line 256th (23:49) at the Wisconsin Invitational (6K)...Placed 156th and set a new personal record at the Notre Dame Invitational (5K) with a time of 18:38.1... Finished 25th at the UNT Invitational (5K) with a time of 19:10.7... Placed 15th and (18:46.4) at the UT Arlington Invitational (5K)... Finished 19th and set a new personal record at the Bear Twilight Invitational (4K) with a time of 14:50.0.
2013 (So.): Placed 35th overall at the UTA Invitational (5K) with a time of 20:36.9... Finished 31st at the North Texas Invite (5K) in 20:31.7... SMU earned team titles at both events.
2012 (Fr.): Finished 71st at the Baylor Twilight Classic (4K), completing her first collegiate event in 16:40.1... Placed 24th at the Ken Garland Invitational (5k) at the University of North Texas, in 20:44.63... Competed in two other events.
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... Anticipating being a Spanish major.