Cardinal women beat Cal in 119th rivalry meet with Cal
Cardinal and Cal continue dual-meet rivalry
Action heats up at 29th annual meet
Top freshman class complements All-Americans
Track and field meet now in its 29th season
5,000 Meters: 15:33.76
Stanford Record Book:
Distance Medley Relay: 4th
At Stanford: Has earned nine All-America honors -- six in track and field, and two in cross country -- through the 2013 indoor season ... had five All-America honors in the 2012 calendar year ... has four first-team All-America honors in track, including three outdoors ... won the 2012 Pac-12 cross-country title.
2013 Season: Indoors - Ran the anchor (1,600) on the distance medley relay team that placed 11th at the NCAA Championships in 11:14.77 ... the team finish earned her a ninth All-America honor ... ran 16:00.29 to place second at the MPSF Championships in the 5,000 in her only individual race of the season.
2012 Season: Outdoors - Advanced to the Olympic trials final in the 5,000, placing 15th in 15:40.55 ... placed seventh inthe 5,000 at the NCAA Championships, in 16:22.60 to earn her fourth first-team track All-America honor ... was second in the Pac-12 Championships, running 16:13.18 ... advanced to the NCAA West Preliminary Round, where she had the second-best time of 16:16.07 ... ran a personal record 15:33.76 at the Payton Jordan Invitational ... that time ranked her at No. 20 on the 2012 U.S. performance list ... named USTFCCCA All-Academic honors. Indoors - Earned three All-America honors, including one first-team ... placed sixth in the 3,000 at the NCAA Championships, in 9:17.21 ... earned second-team honors in the 5,000 by placing 10th in the 5,000 (16:13.11) and anchoring the ninth-place distance medley relay team (11:14.62) ... ran a personal record 9:09.44 in the 3,000 to place fourth in the MPSF Championships ... was fifth in the MPSF's in the DMR in 11:04.31 ... that time ranked Stanford at No. 14 on the 2012 U.S. performance list ... named to the MPSF All-Academic team.
2011 Season: Outdoors - Earned All-America honors for her fifth-place finish in the 5,000 at the NCAA Championships with a personal-best time of 15:45.55 ... placed second at the NCAA Preliminary Round to easily advance to the NCAA Championships ... placed sixth at the Pac-10 Championships in the 5,000 with a time of 16:51.04. Indoors - Did not compete.
2010 Season: Outdoors - Earned All-America status after a fifth-place finish in the 5,000 at the NCAA Championships in 16:06.36 ... fifth-place finisher at the Pac-10 Championships in the 5,000 in 16:17.61 ... ran a career-best in the 5,000 of 16:01.13 at the Payton Jordan Invitational to crack the Stanford all-time top-10 list for the first time ... the Big Meet runner-up in the 3,000 with a 9:31.27 ... earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors. Indoors - Did not compete.
Cross Country: A two-time All-American who won the 2012 Pac-12 individual title ... became Stanford's first individual female champion in five years ... was the Cardinal's No. 2 runner in the 2012 NCAA Championships, helping Stanford to third place.
High School: Won the 2006 FootLocker national cross-country championship ... was a four-time FootLocker national finalist ... 2007 national runner-up, while sixth in 2008 and 16th in 2005 ... two-time FootLocker South Regional champion (2007-08), runner-up in 2006, and fourth in 2005 ... four-time Tennessee state cross country champion (2005-08) ... two-time Tennessee state track champion in the 1,600 and 3,200 (2006, '08)...Tennessee state record holder at 3,200 and 5,000 ... high school personal bests of 4:51 for the 1,600 and 10:24 for the 3,200 ... coached by three-time Olympian Jim Spivey through the Jim Spivey Running Club.
Personal: Majoring in math and computational science ... contemplating a profession in biostatistics ... parents are Tom and Nancy Kroeger ... has an older brother, Matt, and younger sister, Lizzy.