2007-08: (Cross Country): Competed in four races ... placed 30th with a time of 16:17 on the 4K course at the Illini Challenge ... recorded season-best 5K finish at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championship with a time of 19:31 (50th). (Indoor): Recorded a season-best finish in the 800-meter run at the Meyo Invite with a time of 2:13.80 to place 29th ... distance medley relay recorded a first-place finish with a time of 12:10.62 at the Carle/Health Alliance Classic. (Outdoor): Recorded season-best performance in the preliminaries of the 800 with a time of 2:15.66 at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Championships.
2006-07: (Cross Country): Battled injuries throughout the season ... competed in three races ... finished in 48th place (19:45.20) at the State Farm Valley Cross Country Championships ... ran in the Sean Earl Loyola Lakefront Invitational 5K, finishing with a time of 20:21. (Indoor): Won the 800-meters at the Redbird Invite ... had a season-best time in the 800-meters (2:12.52) at the Hoosier Relays ... ran a season-best time in the mile run (5:24.53) at Indiana State ... member of the 4x400-meter relay with Anna Lovell, Brianna Officer and Devon Williams, that placed fifth at the MVC Indoor Track and Field Championships with a season-best time (3:50.27) ... member of the distance medley relay along with Betsy McDonald, Williams and Suzy Turner, placed second (11:58.73) at the State Farm MVC Indoor Track and Field Championships ... placed third in the 800-meters at the MVC Championships.(Outdoor): Won the Saluki Classic with a season-best time of 2:15.73 in the 800-meters ... placed first in the 800-meters at the Gatorade Classic ... finished 10th at the Saluki Classic in the 1,500-meters with a time of 4:49.11.
2005-06: (Indoor): won the indoor 800-meters at the Redbird Open ... part of the 4x400-meter relay team and distance medley relay that were State Farm MVC Indoor Track and Field Conference champions ... also placed fifth in the 800-meters at the indoor championships. (Outdoor): Won the 800-meters (2:10.21) at the Alabama Relays ... had to sit out the remainder of the outdoor season due to injury.
At Geneva HS: Placed 29th at the IHSA state Cross Country meet in 2004 while earning all-conference and all-area honors ... her team placed fifth at state after winning the conference meet ... on the track, set a school record in the 400-meters, 800-meters and the medley relay ... was second in the IHSA state meet in the 800-meters with a time of 2:09, which would have won the 2005 MVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships ... named all-conference, all-area and the team's most valuable runner ... also participated in volleyball at Geneva.
Personal: Born 7/7/87 ... daughter of Mark and Karen Smudde ... major is marketing.
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