- Stephanie Strasser
- Fernandina Beach, Fla.
5K: 17:59.22 (Mountain Dew Invitational, 9/24/11)
6K: 21:03.55 (NCAA South Region Championship, 11/13/10)
2011 USTFCCCA All-South Region Selection
2011 SEC All-Freshman Selection (outdoor track)
2010 SEC All-Freshman Selection (cross country)
SEC Academic Honor Roll 2011-12
SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll 2010-11
2011: Picked up USTFCCCA All-South Region Honors, her first career accolades from the organization, after recording a top-25 finish at the 2011 NCAA South Region Championship with a collegiate-best 21:03.55 race in Tuscaloosa…Placed 22nd overall and scored fourth for the Gators…Scored fifth or higher for Florida in four of five meets in 2011, including a season-best ninth-place overall finish at UF’s Mountain Dew Invitational…In addition to her 22nd-place finish at Regionals, crossed 24th overall in the field of athletes at the 2011 SEC Championship race in Maryville, Tenn.
2010: Worked her way to 2010 SEC All-Freshman Team honors her first year as a Gators, finishing in the top five in five of the six meets she ran in her inaugural campaign at Florida…Ran her collegiate-best 6K mark at the 2010 NCAA South Region Championship, where she clocked a 21:03.55…Ran a season-best 5K at the FSU Invitational, crossing the finish line in 18:05.6 as Florida’s second scorer…Finished fifth for Florida at the 2010 SEC Championship, helping the Gators to their second-consecutive SEC title with her 26th-place finish…Also competed at the 2010 NCAA Championship, scoring fifth for the Orange and Blue.
Prep: Coached by Roy Benson at Fernandina Beach high school…Was the 2008 and 2009 Florida Times Union North Florida Runner of the Year…FHSAA 2009 State Champion in the 3,200m…The Jacksonville Running Club’s Outstanding Cross Country Female Athlete of the Year…All-State in cross country and track seven times… Placed 36th in the Footlocker South Regionals…Took fourth in the 1600m at the Illinois Preparations…Placed 15th in the 3,200m at Indoor Nationals… Holds the 4x400, 4x800, 1,600m and 3,200m records at St. Charles North High School... Placed 13th in the 2006 Cross Country State Championship... Part of the 4x 004 relay team conference champions at St. Charles North High School… Had the only sub-18 minute 5K cross country time in the First Coast area her senior season…Held personal record times of 5:00.01 (1,600m), 11:04.84 (3,200m) and 17:56.50 (XC 5K) entering college.