|| Kate Niehaus
Collegiate Career Bests:
3,000 Meters: 9:28.81i
5,000 Meters: 16:19.20
10,000 Meters: 33:55.33
Stanford Record Book:
10,000 Meters: 9th
3,000 Meters (i): 10th
At Stanford: Stanford's most experienced distance runner having competed on NCAA Championships cross-country teams and advancing to the NCAA Outdoor Championships in track ... will be looking to end her career with a first All-America honor ... only has outdoor eligibility left.
2010 Season (Senior): Qualified for the NCAA Preliminary Round in the 10,000 meters ... placed sixth at the Pac-10 Championships in the 10,000 with a time of 33:55.33 ... also placed ninth in the 5,000 at the Pac-10 meet with a time of 16:35.01 ... placed 12th in the 3,000 and 11th in the 5,000 at the MPSF Championships ... season best in the 5,000 of 16:41.07 during the indoor season came at the Texas A&M Challenge.
2009 Season (Junior): Competed at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 5,000 meters ... placed second at the Pac-10 Championships in the 10,000 meters with a career-best 35:14.24 ... also placed sixth in the 5,000 at the Pac-10 meet to score 11 total points for Stanford ... ran a career-best time of 16:19.20 in the 5,000 at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational ... the 2009 MPSF Indoor Champion in the 5,000 (16:22.34) ... also placed seventh in the 3,000 meters at the MPSF meet to score 11 points for Stanford.
2008 Season (Sophomore): Achieved the regional standard in the 5,000 meters at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 16:47.96 ... placed third in the 3,000 meters and fourth in the 1,500 meters at the Big Meet ... placed eighth in the 5,000 meters and 12th in the 3,000 meters at the MPSF Championships.
2007 Season (Freshman): Received a medical redshirt for the outdoor season ... finished eighth with a career-best 36:46.81 in the 10,000 meters at the Pac-10 Championships ... also ran a 17:26.09 to take 14th in the 5,000 meters at the Pac-10 Championships ... ran an indoor career-best 9:41.83 3,000 meters at the Husky Classic ... finished fourth with a time of 16:56.73 in the 5,000 meters at the MPSF Indoor Championships.
High School: A 2006 graduate of Spring Valley High School in Columbia, S.C. ... four-time All-American in indoor and outdoor track ... 14-time South Carolina champion ... state record-holder in the 1,600 and 3,200 meters ... 2005 Nike Indoor Nationals two-mile champion ... 2005 and 2006 South Carolina Gatorade Athlete of the Year ... 2005 and 2006 Wendy's South Carolina Heisman winner ... four-time Foot Locker Nationals cross country finalist ... cross country state record-holder.
Cardinal Catalogue: Engineering major ... parents are Greg and Elizabeth Niehaus ... awarded the NCAA Elite 88 Award during the 2009 NCAA Cross Country Championships as the student with the top GPA at the meet ... 2008 Pac-10 All-Academic first team and 2007 second team in cross country ... 2009 and 2010 USTFCCCA Academic All-American in track ... 2008, 2009 and 2010 Pac-10 All-Academic first team for track ... MPSF All-Academic for indoor track and field in 2008, 2009 and 2010.