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Last updated: Dec. 10, 2014
At Michigan ... Academic All-Big Ten (2013-14) ...Team co-captain (2013-14) ... Member of Big Ten championship team (2012) ... Member of three straight NCAA Great Lakes Region championship teams (2011-13) ... Three-time All-Great Lakes Region (2012-14) ... All-Big Ten second team honoree (2014) ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2012-13) ...Academic All-Big Ten (2012) ... Two-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award winner (2011, '12).
Senior (2014)... Paced U-M with a time of 21:08.8 and an 89th-place finish at the 6,000-meter NCAA Championships (Nov. 22), where U-M finished 18th ... Finished seventh (collegiate-best 20:08) at the 6,000-meter NCAA Great Lakes Regional (Nov. 14) to help U-M to fourth place ... Helped lead U-M to a third-place showing at the 6,000-meter Big Ten Championship (Nov. 2), clocking a time of 20:10.0 to earn eight place overall and receive all-conference recognition ... Finished 25th at 6,000-meter NCAA Pre-Nationals (Oct. 18) with a time of 21:14.7 to help the team to a third-place showing ... Finished third at the 6,000-meter Big Ten Preview (Sept. 20) with a time of 21:20.33, helping U-M to a near-perfect 16 points and a first-place finish ... Opened the season with a third-place finish (17:35.8) at the 5,000-meter Michigan Open (Aug. 29).
Junior (2013) ... Finished 64th (21:03.4) at the 6,000-meter NCAA Championships (Nov. 23), helping U-M finish fourth -- its best finish since 2006 ... Finished seventh (20:27) at the 6,000-meter NCAA Great Lakes Regional (Nov. 15), earning All-Great Lakes Region honors, and helping U-M defend its third straight title ... Finished 19th (21:36.4) at the 6,000-meter Big Ten Championships (Nov.3) ... Finished 30th (20:49.48) at the 6,000-meter NCAA Pre-Nationals (Oct. 19) ... Finished second (20:58.71) at the 6,000-meter Rim Rock Farm Classic (Oct. 5) ... Finished second (21:19.4) at the 6,000-meter Purdue Invitational (Sept. 13) ... Opened the season with a runner-up finish (18:08.66) at the 5,000-meter Michigan Open (Aug. 30).
Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award winner ... Finished 75th (20:36.7) at the 6,000-meter NCAA Championships (Nov. 17), helping U-M finish fifth ... Finished 13th (20:45) at the 6,000-meter NCAA Great Lakes Regional (Nov. 9), helping U-M win its second-straight regional title -- earned All-Great Lakes Region honors ... Finished 29th (21:03.3) at the 6,000-meter Big Ten Championships (Oct. 28), helping U-M win its ninth Big Ten title ... Finished 37th (20:54.3) at the 6,000-meter NCAA Pre-Nationals (Oct. 13) ... Finished 13th (21:44) at the 6,000-meter Spartan Invitational (Sept. 14) ... Opened the season with a third-place finish (18:14) at the 5,000-meter Michigan Open (Aug. 31).
Freshman (2011) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award winner ... Capped the season with an 157th-place finish at the NCAA Championships (Nov. 21) in a time of 21:25.3 ... Helped Michigan win the NCAA Great Lakes Regional (Nov. 12) title as its fifth scorer, finishing 29th in a 6,000-meter time of 21:22.9 ... Crossed the line 52nd at the Big Ten Championships (Oct. 30) in a time of 21:28 ... Finished 89th at NCAA Pre-Nationals (Oct. 16) in a time of 22:26 ... Ran a personal-best 5,000-meter time of 17:44.53 at the Greater Louisville Classic (Oct. 1) to finish 30th overall ... Placed ninth at the 6,000-meter Illinois Orange & Blue Preview (Sept. 16) with a time of 21:47 ... Ran unattached at the 5,000-meter Michigan Open (Sept. 2), finishing eighth in a time of 18:52.84.
Prep ... Graduated from Rochester High School (2011) ... National Honor Society ... Academic All-State ... Cross Country ... Member of state championship team in 2007 ... Individual state champion in 2010 ... Finished eighth out of 256 runners at the 2011 Foot Locker Midwest Cross Country Championships ... Track & Field ... Member of state championship team, including 4x800-meter champion team in 2010 ... Runner-up in the 800-meter (2010) ... At the 2011 state meet, second in the 1,600-meter and third in the 800-meter ... Third at the 2011 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships in the 1,500-meter (4:24.44).
Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Engineering ... Majoring in chemical engineering ... Born on January 24, 1993 ... Daughter of Douglas and Tracy Handler.