Throwers Lead Way For Track & Field At John Knight Twilight
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Track & Field In Bay Area For Two Meets On Friday
Turney Sets Oregon State Triple Jump Record At Oregon Preview
Pac-12 Cross Country Championships
TRACK AND FIELD
2012 Outdoors: Competed four times during the outdoor season ... Notched her best time in the 1,500 meters at the Linfield Icebreaker, finishing in eighth place with a time of 4:47.39 ... Finished the 3,000-meter run at the Oregon Preview in 10:11.01 ... Ran the 5,000 meters at the Stanford Invite placing 21st with a time of 17:41.75. 2012 Indoors: Competed once in the 3,000-meter run at the Husky Classic, finishing in ninth place with a time of 10:13.10. Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500m - 4:47.39, Linfield Icebreaker, McMinnville, Ore. (3/2/12); 3,000m - 10:11.01, Oregon Preview, Eugene, Ore. (3/18/12); 5,000m - 17:41.75 (PR), Stanford Invitational, Palo Alto, Calif. (4/6/12). Indoors - 3,000m - 10:13.10, Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/10/12).
2011: Competed in her first collegiate meet at the Sundodger Invitational, finishing the 6,000-meter course with a time of 22:32 to place 28th overall ... Competed in the Bill Dellinger Invitational's 5,000-meter course, finishing with a time of 18:12.97 ... Had her highest finish of the season at the Mike Hodges Invitational, placing 8th with a time of 18:25 on the 5,000-meter course ... Was one of three true freshmen to run in the Pac-12 Championships, finishing the 6,000-meter course with a time of 22:59.
COLLEYVILLE HERITAGE HS: Lettered four times in cross country and four times in track under coaches Lindy Lombard and Bill Anderson ... All-State Cross Country in 2008 and 2009 ... Was the Texas cross country state runner-up in 2008 ... Qualified for the Nike Cross Nationals in 2008 and 2009, finishing 10th in 2008 ... Holds the Colleyville Heritage High School record in the 3,200 meters and the 1,600 meters.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Jeff and Maryanne Nielson ... Grandfather played football at Georgetown ... Has two younger sisters, Cara and Samantha... Biggest athletic thrill was helping her high school cross country team make it out of district for the first time in school history.