Freshman (2009)... Took 24th place in an unattached effort at the Michigan Open (Sept. 4), clocking a time of 20:51.1.
Prep... Graduated from Solon High School (2009) ... National Honor Society ... Honor Roll ... Academic All-Ohio ... Earned 2008 All-Northeast Ohio Conference in cross country ... Contributed to Solon's three district cross country titles (2005, '06, '07) ... Served as SHS' cross country team captain (2008) ... Also earned four varsity letters in track ... Claimed third (2008) and fifth (2009) in the 3,200-meter run at the Ohio indoor state meet ... Contributed to a ninth-place effort in the 4x800-meter relay at the 2009 Ohio outdoor meet ... Two-time SHS track team captain (2008, '09).
Personal... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Sciences and the Arts ... Born on January 9, 1991 ... Daughter of Robert and Eve Kalayjian.
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