AS A JUNIOR: Participated in five of six races for the Irish … opened her 2007 season with a 19th-place (18:41) finish at the National Catholic Championship … finished 108th (18:35) at the Notre Dame Invitational … followed that with her highest finish of the season, a 16th-place showing (21:57) in the Pre-National Meet Open race … clocked in at 21:37 for a 28th-place finish at the BIG EAST Championship … finished the 2007 season with a 43rd-place finish (22:11) at the Great Lakes Regional meet … opened the indoor track season with a second-place finish in the 3,000 meters at the Blue and Gold Invitational … clocked a time of 5:08.13 in the mile to finish sixth at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … finished sixth (10:00.40) in the 3,000 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational … ran the mile in 5:08.94 to finish fourth at the Indiana Relays … finished the indoor season with an 18th-place showing in the 3,000 meters (10:08.54) at the BIG EAST Championships … opened the outdoor season, finishing the 800 meters in a time of 2:27.22 for an 18th-place finish at the Mike Poehlein Invitational … topped her career best in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 11:18.00, finishing second at the Spartan Invitational … finished second in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 11:21.88 at the Eastern Michigan Invitational … finished her season by setting a new personal best with a time of 11:12.10 and a 10th-place showing in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the BIG EAST Championships.
AS A SOPHOMORE:Participated in all six of the cross country meets … placed ninth at the Valparaiso Invitational … followed that up with a 15th-place showing at the National Catholic Championship … finished 94th at the Notre Dame Invitational, running the 5,000-meter course in 18:20 … moved up to 6,000 meters at the NCAA Pre-National meet, taking 149th in 22:07 … was 44th at the BIG EAST Championship in a third-place team effort … closed her season with a 74th-place performance at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional … improved her career best in every event of 2007 … qualified for the BIG EAST indoor meet by running 17:50.33 at the Meyo Invitational … gained valuable experience while placing 23rd at the league meet … ran a career-best 5:07.75 in the mile at the Alex Wilson Invitational … ran well outdoors at the Stanford Invitational, placing fourth in her section of the 5,000 meters with a BIG EAST-qualifying time of 17:21.64 … ran a career best 1,500 meters at the Spartan Invitational (4:47.10) … took second in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Central Collegiate Championship with a time of 11:24.00 … ran the steeplechase at the BIG EAST outdoor meet and finished 13th in a career-best time of 11:19.40.
AS A FRESHMAN: Ran in four cross country meets during her debut season for the Irish … finished second on the team and ninth overall at the Valparaiso Invitational, posting a 6,000-meter time of 23:35 … took 19th at the National Catholic Championship, covering the 5,000-meter Notre Dame course in 18:50 … placed 40th (18:57) in the Gold Race at the Notre Dame Invitational two weeks later … closed her season at the NCAA Pre-National Meet, finishing 34th in the open race in 23:20 … competed just once during the indoor track season, running the mile (5:28.46) at the Blue & Gold Invitational … made her outdoor debut at the Notre Dame Opener, posting a time of 5:00.33 in the 1,500 meters … ran well at the Miami (Ohio) Invitational, covering 1,500 meters in 4:49.64 … took second in the 1,500 meters at the Indy Relays, running 4:52.21 … in her 5,000-meter debut at the Hillsdale Gina Relays, qualified for the BIG EAST Outdoor Championship with a time of 17:47.38 … placed 15th in the BIG EAST outdoor 5,000 (18:16.41).
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Four-year letterwinner in track and field and three-year letterwinner in cross country at Catholic Central High School … three-time state medalist in track and field, all-state once … three-time all-state cross country pick … four-time conference champion in track and field … two-time conference champion in cross country … school record holder at 800, 1600 and 5000 meters … captain of both cross country and track teams her senior year … named Central Catholic Female Athlete of the Year in 2005 … born April 26, 1987, in Grand Rapids, Mich. … daughter of Lisa and Bill Bauman … youngest of four children … majoring in finance and psychology … garnered Dean[apos]s List recognition in spring 2006 with a 3.667 semester grade-point average.
BAUMAN[apos]S CAREER INDOOR BESTS
|Mile (2007 Alex Wilson Invitational)||5:07.75|
|3,000 Meters (2008 Notre Dame Individuals)||10:00.40|
|5,000 Meters (2007 Meyo Invitational)||17:50.33|
BAUMAN[apos]S CAREER OUTDOOR BESTS
|800 Meters (2007 Mike Poehlein Invitational)||2:27.22|
|1,500 Meters (2007 Spartan Invitational)||4:47.10|
|5,000 Meters (2007 Stanford Invitational)||17:21.64|
|3,000 Meter Steeplechase (2008 BIG EAST Championship)||11:12.10|