Nine cross country athletes were named to the 2011 Pac-12 All-Academic cross country first and honorable mention teams for their performances in the classroom during the 2011 season.
The Oregon State cross country team finishe ninth today at the Pac-12 Championships. Arizona State hosted the event this year in Phoenix, Ariz.
The Oregon State cross country team is set to compete at the Pac-12 Championship race in Phoenix, Ariz. on Saturday. The women's race is set to start at 10:00 a.m.
The Oregon State cross country team won the Mike Hodges Invitational today with 19 team points. The meet was hosted by Clackamas Community College in Oregon City, Ore.
The Oregon State cross country team is heading to Oregon City, Ore. to compete at the Mike Hodges Invitational hosted by Clackamas CC.
OREGON STATE CROSS COUNTRY
2011: Competed at the Sundodger Invitational, finishing the 6,000-meter course with a time of 22:32 to place 26th overall ... Competed at the Bill Dellinger Invitational, finishing the 5,000-meter course with a time of 18:25.01 ... Had her best finish at the Mike Hodges Invitational, placing 11th overall with a time of 18:37 ... Competed at the Pac-12 Championships, finishing with a time of 23:02 ... Was named Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention.
2010: Ran unattached at the John Frank Memorial ... Competed in the 6,000 meters three times ... Best Finish in the 6,000 meters was third place at St. Mary's ... Best time in the 6,000 meters was 22:22.24 at the Bill Dellinger Invitational.
OREGON STATE INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD
2012: Redshirted the indoor season.
2011: Competed in the 3,000 meters at the Husky Classic finishing 16th with a time of 10:27.45.
OREGON STATE OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD
2012: Competed three times during the outdoor season, twice in the 1,500 meters ... Finished with her best time of the season in the 1,500 meters at the John Knight Twilight with a time of 4:52.48 ... Competed in the 5,000 meters once at the Willamette Invite, finishing with a time of 18:38.09.
2011: Competed in the 1,500-meter run three times ... Best time and finish in the 1,500 meters was an eighth place finish at the Linfield Icebreaker with a time of 4:52.18 ... Competed in the 5,000 meters twice ... Best time and finish in the 5,000 meters was a first place finish at the Mt. Hood Festival with a time of 17:42.96.
TUALATIN HS: Lettered four times in cross country and four times in track under coach Paul Zitselsburger ... First Team All-Conference all four years in cross country ... First Team All-State in cross country in 2009 ... First Team All-Conference all four years in track ... Team captain in 2009 and 2010 for both cross country and track teams ... School athlete of the year ... School wall of fame member.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Steve and Pat Wheeler ... Has one older brother Jeff ... Biggest athletic thrill was getting third at state in cross country her senior year.