AS A SENIOR: Competed in 11 meets during the indoor and outdoor track & field season … ran at the NCAA East Preliminaries in the 100m hurdles … at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships placed second in the 100m hurdles (13.29) to earn all-BIG EAST honors … had a successful Polytan Invitational, finishing third with the 4x400m team (3:37.09), first with the 4x100m team (46.39) and first in the 100m hurdles (13.78) … finished in second place at the Louisville Border Battle in the 100m hurdles (14.00) … began the outdoor season with an eighth place finish in the 100m (12.11) and a second place finish in the 100m hurdles (13.72) at the Spartan Invitational … competed at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships in the 60m hurdles and placed second (8.33) to earn all-BIG EAST honors … had a second place finish and personal best in the 60m hurdles (8.29) at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational … started off the year with a second place finish in the 60m hurdles (8.48) at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR: Competed in 11 meets for the Irish … won the 60m hurdles (8.36) at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships to earn all-BIG EAST accolades … assisted in two third-place finishes in the 4x100m relay … named runner up in the 60m hurdles (8.43) at the Meyo Invitational … placed second in the 60m hurdles at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open (8.60) and the Blue & Gold Invitational (8.54) … picked up third place finishes in the 4x100m relay at the Stanford Invitational (45.78) and at the Victor Lopez Classic (45.75) … was a 2011-12 Rosenthal Leadership Academy participant … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in 11 meets during the track & field season … specialized in the hurdle and relay events … saw action in the NCAA East Regionals in the 100m hurdles … placed fourth in the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in 13.90 … placed third at the outdoor Dave Rankin Invitational in 13.77 … also ran opening leg of 4x100m relay that placed third at meet … won the 100m hurdles at the Texas Roadhouse Border Battle in 13.89 … also won the 100m hurdles at the Mike Poehlein Invitational in 14.36 … scored points for the Irish in the 60m hurdles (8.69) at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships … won the 60m hurdles at the indoor Blue & Gold in 8.63 … also finished fourth in the 60m dash (7.96) and helped the 4x400m relay team to a first-place finish (3:53.88) … earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Made huge impact in first season with the Irish as a sprinter … opened up with two event wins at the Blue and Gold Invitational, crossing first in the 60m (7.88) and 4x400m relay (3:56.39) … also finished second in the 60m hurdles in 8.57 … finished eighth in the 200m (26.10), first in the 60m hurdles (8.59) and second as the anchor of the 4x400m relay (3:53.19) at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … fourth in the 60m in 7.94 at the Notre Dame Invitational, while also securing victory in the 60m hurdles with 8.56 … at the Indiana Relays, was victorious in the 60m hurdles final (8.49) after finishing first (8.59) in the prelims and second (8.57) in the semifinals … placed second in the 60m hurdles at the Meyo Invitational, crossing at 8.41 … finished 23rd in the 200m at the Arizona State Invitational with a mark of 25.53 and also earned a sixth-place finish in the 100m hurdles in 14.20 … placed ninth in the 100m (12.36), 12th in the 200m (25.54) and second in the 100m (13.97) at the Mike Poehlein Invitational … crossed in seventh in the 200m in 25.84 and was victorious in the 100m in 13.67 at the Border Battle … placed third at the Mount SAC Relays in the 100m hurdles in 13.55 … at the VS Athletics Beach Invitational, finished 12th in the 100m hurdles with a time of 14.42 … finished fourth in the 100m hurdles at the 2010 BIG EAST Outdoor Championships (14.04) after qualifying second with a 13.79 … placed fifth at the Cardinal Classic in the 100m hurdles, stopping the clock at 13.99 … wrapped up season at the NCAA Regionals, finishing 32nd in the 100 hurdles in 13.76 … earned a monogram.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Six-time letter winner in track & field and dance … set a South Dakota state record in the 100m hurdles (13.89) … three-time state champion in the 100m and 300m hurdles at Lincoln (S.D.), while losing only two races during final two years of high school … named the South Dakota State Championships[apos] meet Female Athlete of 2009 … 2009 All-American placing ninth in the 100m hurdles at the USATF Nationals … placed ninth in the 100m hurdles at the USATF Nationals in 2008 before placing fifth in the same event at the Nike Indoor Nationals in 2009 … born in Sioux Falls, S.D. … daughter of Natalie and Tim Sorenson … has two older sisters … graduated from the College of Arts & Letters with a degree in English.