2010: Indoor: Ran in the mile run at four meets during the indoor season, posting a season-best time of 5:13.89 at the Missouri Collegiate Challenge ... Was paced at 5:14.53 at the Bill Bergan Invitational, 5:20.20 at the Missouri Invitational and 5:20.48 at the MU-KU Border Dual to round out her indoor meets. Outdoor: Ran primarily in the 3,000m steeplechase for the Tigers and posted a season-best time of 11:22.90 at the Oregon Pepsi Invitational ... Her second-best time in the event came at the Tom Botts Invitational where she was paced at 11:24.24 ... Ran in the event at the Arkansas Twilight and clocked in at 12:09.81 despite being injured midway through the race ... Ran in the 400m hurdles at the Tom Botts Invitational and clocked in at 1:07.77.
="text-decoration: underline;">2009: Indoor: Clocked a pair of personal-best times during the indoor season, doing so in the 800m and 1,000m runs ... Finished the 800m run in 2:21.82 at the ISU Classic for a personal-best time and clocked in at 3:15.02 in the 1,000m run at the Missouri Invitational, also a personal-best. Outdoor: Competed at both the Jefferson Cup and Tom Botts Invitational during the outdoor slate ... Set a season-best time of 12:22.24 in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Tom Botts invite and clocked another season-best time of 2:13.16 in the 800m run at the Jefferson Cup.
2008: Cross Country: Redshirt season.
High School: Was a four-time All-State cross country performer and several-time MSHSAA state champion on the track for Class 2 Wright City at 1600 and 3200 meters ... high school coach - Sue Wright ... high school PRs - 1600m, 5:11.9; 3200m, 11:29; 300mH, 46.1.
Personal: Daughter of Carl & Cindy Kowalik ... majoring in business ... born September 13, 1989, in Florissant, Mo.