UND Roster

2008-09 Track and Field Roster

Rebecca Antas

Middle Distance


Height 5'6''
Class Senior
Hometown Wheaton, IL
High School Wheaton North
Bio

AS A JUNIOR: Returned to action for the Irish during the 2007 indoor track season … ran 2:18.25 over 800 meters at the Meyo Invitational … ran her best 1,000-meter time of the season at the Windsor Team Challenge (3:01.93) … established a career best in the mile at the Alex Wilson Invitational, running 5:06.50 … set career bests in both the 800 and 1,500 meters outdoors at the Stanford Invitational … ran the former in 2:14.97 and the latter in 4:39.93, nearly qualifying for the BIG EAST outdoor meet in both … will look to return to the BIG EAST meet both indoors and outdoors in 2008.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Ran in one race during the indoor track season … nearly posted a BIG EAST indoor qualifying mark in the 1,000 meters, running 2:59.35 at the Blue & Gold Invitational … did not compete during outdoor track season … will miss fall 2006 semester while studying abroad.

AS A FRESHMAN: Saw regular competition as part of Irish middle distance group … made college debut indoors with fifth-place finish in 1,000 meters (3:04.76) at Blue & Gold Invitational … placed 10th in 500 meters at Notre Dame Opener, hitting the line in a personal-best 1:20.43 … ran initial 800-meter race of season at Notre Dame Invitational, finishing 12th in 2:20.86 … trimmed two seconds off 800 time at Meyo Invitational (2:18.83) … qualified for BIG EAST Indoor Championship in 1,000 meters, placing 11th in preliminaries (3:00.50) … turned in finest 800-meter race of her young career at Alex Wilson Invitational, coming home in a time of 2:14.52 … kicked off outdoor campaign with seventh-place showing in 800 meters (2:22.24) at Mike Poehlein Invitational … covered 800 meters in career-best 2:18.19 for fifth-place finish at Indy Relays … took sixth place in 800 at Central College Championship in 2:23.58 … ended rookie year at Hillsdale Gina Relays, placing 15th in the 800 (2:19.22).

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Enrolled in College of Arts and Letters where she is studying political science (3.702 cumulative grade-point average through spring 2007) … earned Dean[apos]s List honors in fall 2005 with a 3.80 semester GPA.