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Last Updated: Oct. 25, 2014
At Michigan ... Team co-captain (2013-14) ... Member of Big Ten championship team (2012) ... Member of three straight NCAA Great Lakes Regional championship teams (2011, '12, '13) ... All-Great Lakes Region (2011) ... All-Big Ten second team (2011) ... Michigan's Big Ten Sportsmanship honoree (2013) ... Two-time Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2011-12, 2012-13) ... Three-time Academic All-Big Ten (2011, '12, '13) ... Three-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award winner (2010, '11, '12).
Fifth-year Senior (2014)... Helped the Wolverines to a third-place team finish at 6,000-meter NCAA Pre-Nationals (Oct.18) with a time of 21.52.6 ... Finished fourth at the 6,000-meter Big Ten Preview (Sept. 20) with a time of 21:22.41, helping U-M to a near-perfect 16 points and a first-place finish ...Opened the season with a fourth-place finish (17:45.4) at the 5,000-meter Michigan Open (Aug. 29).
Senior/Junior (2013) ... Missed the championship portion of the season due to injury ... Finished 42nd (20:58.67) at the 6,000-meter NCAA Pre-Nationals (Oct. 19) ... Won the 6,000-meter Rim Rock Farm Classic (Oct. 5) in a time of 20:53.09 ... Earned her first collegiate win (21:18.0) at the 6,000-meter Purdue Invitational (Sept. 13) ... Opened the season with a third-place finish (18:24.50) at the 5,000-meter Michigan Open (Aug. 30).
Junior/Sophomore (2012) ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award winner ... Finished 38th (21:15.3) at the 6,000-meter Big Ten Championships (Oct. 28), helping U-M win its ninth Big Ten title ... Finished 35th (20:49.2) at the 6,000-meter NCAA Pre-Nationals (Oct. 13) ... Finished 11th (21:01.2) at the 6,000-meter Rim Rock Farm Classic (Sept. 29) ... Finished 19th (21:51) at the 6,000-meter Spartan Invitational (Sept. 14) ... Opened the season with a fifth-place finish (18:40) at the 5,000-meter Michigan Open (Aug. 31).
Sophomore/Freshman (2011) ... Earned All-Great Lakes Region, All-Big Ten second team, Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, Academic All-Big Ten and U-M Athletic Academic Achievement honors ... Capped the season with an 103rd-place finish at the NCAA Championships (Nov. 21) in a time of 21:03.5 ... Helped Michigan win the NCAA Great Lakes Regional (Nov. 12) title, placing eighth in 20:44.3 ... Crossed the finish line 12th at the Big Ten Championships (Oct. 30) in a time of 20:41 ... Finished 22nd at NCAA Pre-Nationals (Oct. 16) in a time of 21:22 ... Claimed the fourth spot at the Greater Louisville Classic (Oct. 1) with a personal-best 5,000-meter time of 17:04.38 ... Clocked a personal-best 6,000-meter time of 20:34 in the Illinois Orange & Blue Preview (Sept. 16) to finish third ... Finished the 5,000-meter Michigan Open (Sept. 2) in fourth place after recording a time of 18:29.50 in her career debut.
Freshman (2010) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award winner ... Competed in two unattached races, placing third (18:19.78) at the EMU Fall Classic (Oct. 23) and taking 28th place (20:39.14) at the Michigan Open (Sept. 3).
Prep ... Graduated from Goodrich High School (2010) ... National Honor Society ... Honor Roll ... Captured the 2009 Michigan Division 2 cross country state title ... Three-time all-state in cross country, finishing fifth as a junior (2008) and 23rd as a sophomore (2007) ... Two-time all-league cross country champion (2008, '09) ... Placed fifth in the 1600m and seventh in the 3200m at the 2008 Michigan state meet ... Two-time league champion in the 1600m and 3200m (2008, '09).
Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Sciences and the Arts ... Majoring in sociology ... Born on November 11, 1991 ... Daughter of Gordon and Sharon Pogue.