The meet features two top-10 team finishers at the 2011 NCAA Championshpis
Rutherford finished fifth in his season debut
This meet serves as a final tune up before the Redbirds host the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships
Weibring Golf Club Held the Illinois Intercollegiate
Ran in three events this season...Posted a 3M time of 18:17 at the Bradley Open to finish 20th...Concluded the season with a 6K time of 25:19.8 at the Griak Invitational.
Ran a 20:42.82 at the northern Illinois Open in the women's 5K race ... bettered that time at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships, posting a 19:47 5K ... ran a 24:14.06 6K at the Bradley Classic ... ran a personal-best 6K at the NCAA Midwest Regional with a time of 23:58.62.
Crossed the finish line in 22nd place (11:18.22) at the 3K Hawkeye Invitational ... ran a personal-best 5K time of 19:32 at the Illinois Intercollegiate for 68th place ... completed the NCAA Pre-Nationals with a personal-best 6K time of 26:54.10.
PRIOR TO ISU
At Denmark HS: Cross country sectional champion her senior season ... a four-time state qualifier in the 1600-meter run ... earned all-conference, all-area and all-state honors her senior cross country season ... finished fourth at the Wisconsin state cross country meet ... named the team MVP for cross country ... named all-area runner of the tear and was also scholar athlete of the year at her high school ... a member of the 4X800-meter relay team that finished eighth at state her senior season ... conference champion in the 1600-meter run and state qualifier ... a member of the 4X800-meter relay that set a new school record with a time of 9:48 ... set a personal-best mark of 5:03.36 in the 1600-meter run to place fourth at the 2009 Division 2 WIAA Championships ... track MVP her sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... also named the Defensive MVP for her basketball team ... a member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born: 12/4/1991 ... daughter of Randy and Carla Nemetz ... siblings are Stephanie and Brad ... her cousin plays volleyball at North Dakota State ... plans to major in exercise science or math education.