Women's Cross Country Team, Individuals Earn Academic Honors
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Last Updated: Dec. 12, 2012
At Michigan ... Member of Big Ten Championship team (2012) ... Member of back-to-back Great Lakes Region Championship teams (2011, '12) ... All-Great Lakes Region (2012) ... Three-time Academic All-Big Ten (2010, '11, '12) ... Four-timeU-M Athletic Academic Achievement award winner (2009, '10, '11, '12).
Senior (2012) ... All-Great Lakes Region ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award winner ...Team tri-captain with Rebecca Addison and Jillian Smith ... Capped her career with a career-best 94th-place finish (20:46.3) at the 6,000-meter NCAA Championships (Nov. 17), helping U-M finish fifth -- its best finish since 2006 ... Finished ninth (20:40) 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 24th (20:58.8) at the 6,000-meter Big Ten Championships (Oct. 28), helping U-M win its ninth Big Ten title ... Finished 77th (21:24.3) at the 6,000-meter NCAA Pre-Nationals (Oct. 13) ... Finished 10th (21:00.4) at the 6,000-meter Rim Rock Farm Classic (Sept. 29) ... Finished sixth (21:28) at the 6,000-meter Spartan Invitational (Sept. 14) ... Opened the season with a fourth-place finish (18:25) at the 5,000-meter Michigan Open (Aug. 31).
Junior (2011) ... Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award winner ...Crossed the finish line 45th at the Big Ten Championships (Oct. 30) in a personal-best 6,000-meter time of 21:22 ... Finished 72nd at NCAA Pre-Nationals (Oct. 16) in a time of 22:12 ... Claimed the 56th spot at the Greater Louisville Classic (Oct. 1) with a 5,000-meter time of 18:05.92 ... Clocked a time of 21:29 in the 6,000-meter Illinois Orange & Blue Preview (Sept. 16) to finish eighth ... Finished the 5,000-meter Michigan Open (Sept. 2) in fifth place after recording a time of 18:36.09.
Sophomore (2010)... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award winner ...Academic All-Big Ten ...Placed 177th (22:02.4) in first appearance at the NCAA Championships (Nov. 22) ... Took 62nd place and clocked 21:47.8 at the Big Ten Championships (Oct. 31) ... Finished 113th place (21:56.7) at the NCAA Pre-Nationals (Oct. 16) ... Clocked a personal-best 21:28.6 en route to 61st place at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational (Oct. 2) ... Placed 26th at the Spartan Invitational (Sept. 17), registering a time of 22:14 ... Claimed seventh place (18:21.76) at the Michigan Open (Sept. 3).
Freshman (2009) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award winner ...Finished 224th at the NCAA Championships (Nov. 23) with a time of 22:29.5 ... Claimed 45th place (22:11.83) at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional (Nov. 14) ... Clocked a career-best 21:52 en route to 44th place at the Big Ten Championships (Nov. 1) ... Placed seventh at the EMU Fall Classic (Oct. 23) with a time of 18:28 ... Finished 82nd (18:43.4) at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (Oct. 3) ... Claimed 30th place at the Spartan Invitational (Sept. 18) with a time of 22:52 ... Took ninth place in collegiate debut at the Michigan Open (Sept. 4), registering a time of 19:00.1.
Prep ... Graduated from Rochester Adams High School (2009) ... National Honor Society ... National Merit Scholar ... Twice claimed Michigan all-state cross country honors, placing 10th (2008) and 18th (2007) at the Michigan state cross country meet ... Contributed to Adams HS' 2006 Michigan state team championship and two regional team titles (2005, '06) ... Claimed fifth place at the Mid-East Cross Country Championships ... Three-time all-county, all-region and all-league selection (2006, '07, '08) ... Also earned four varsity letters in track ... Took seventh place in the 3,200m at the 2009 Michigan state meet.
Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Sciences and the Arts ... Born on February 19, 1991 ... Daughter of Thomas and Gwen Hilton ... Father ran cross country at Michigan (1978-82).
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