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  • Freshman
  • Distance
  • Gainesville, Fla. (Buchholz)


Mile: 5:03.00- 2001 Nike Fast Times Meet, Gainesville, Fla.
3,000m: 10:27.98 - 2001 SEC Quad, Fayetteville, Ark.
5,000m: 17:35.01 - 2001 Gator Invitational, Gainesville, Fla.
1,500m: 4:40.22 - 2001 Gator Twi-Light, Gainesville, Fla.
3,000m: 10:07.30 - 2001 Sea Ray Relays, Knoxville, Tenn.
3,000m Steeplechase: 11:08.96 - 2001 SEC Championships, Columbia, S.C.
5,000m: 17:15.21 - 2001 Penn Relays, Philadelphia, Pa. 2001

AS A FRESHMAN: Bests of 4:40.22 (1,500m) 5:03.00 (Mile), 10:07.30 (3,000m), 11:08.96 (3,000m steeplechase) and 17:15.21 (5,000m)... Competed in 13 meets (six indoors, seven outdoors)... Set a school record with a time of 11:08.96 in the steeplechase at the SEC Championship, finished sixth... 26th overall with a personal best 17:15.21 at the Penn Relays... Ninth with a personal best 4:40.22 at the Gator Twi-Light... Fourth in the 3,000m at the Sea Ray Relays... Won the SEC Triangular 3,000m with a time of 10:27.92... Set a new personal best of 5:03.00 with a sixth place performance at the Nike Fast Times Meet... Finished 11th in the 5,000m at the SEC Indoor Championships... Eighth in the Tyson Invitational mile... Finished second in the 5,000m (17:35.01) at the Gator Invitational... Fourth overall with a 10:27.98b (3,000m) at the SEC Quad in Arkansas... Finished ninth in the mile with a time of 5:11.27 at the Florida Intercollegiates.

2001 Wins (1): (o) SEC Triangular 3,000m (10:27.92).

2000 CROSS COUNTRY: Appeared in six meets with three Top 10 finishes. Was the Top Florida finisher in all but one race... Finished 21st overall with a time of 21:42.67 at the NCAA South Region Championships... Finished 16th overall, one spot out of All-SEC honors at the SEC Championships with a time of 22:03.37... Finished 13th overall at the Furman Invitational with a time of 18:23.00... Led Florida at the Gator Invitational for the third race in as many tries with a time of 22:07.36... Was the third overall finisher and first Gator to finish at the Tennessee Invitational with a time of 18:41.56... Stole the show at the Nike Twi-Light Invitational by finishing second overall in her hometown with a time of 18:26.56.

PRIOR TO FLORIDA: Has personal bests of 2:15 (800) and 17:22 (three miles)... Ran 4:55 in the mile 10:45 for two miles to set new Florida state records... Also holds the state cross country record...Won three individual state cross country championships and led Buchholz High to a third-place finish... Competed in the Foot Locker national championships twice and the Nike Outdoor Nationals in Raleigh, N.C.

PERSONAL: Born January 24, 1982 in Brownsville, Texas... one of four daughters to Bob and Soozin White... Has sisters, Heather, 20, Haley, 15 and Hunter, 10... Chose to attend Florida because of the good facilities, the school's art program and because cold weather makes her "want to hibernate."... Contemplating a profession in the fine arts... Has a dog that has a black eye... Considered attending Colorado, Arizona and Arizona State.

MAJOR: Undecided Humanities and Letters

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