Angela Potrykus
Angela Potrykus

Hometown:
Evergreen, Colo.

High School:
Conifer HS

Event:
Distance

Eligibility:
Senior


PERSONAL BESTS

Cross Country
cc5k 18:11.0h ND-XC '06
cc6k 21:32.0h BradleyXC '07
cc4k 15:06.4h SIU-Early '08
Indoor
800m 2:15.86
1000m 2:53.04
Mile 4:51.92
3,000m 10:13.66
Outdoor
800m 2:20.09
1500m 4:40.17
Steeple 10:46.91
4x800 8:43.18

POST-SEASON HISTORY

NCAA Mideast Regional
3000m Steeplechase
2007 SO 10:58.04 19
NCAA Midwest Region XC Championships
6k CC Run
2006 SO 22:59.0h 79
2007 JR 21:53.0h 67
2008 SR 22:54.8h 94
Big 12 Championships
3000m Steeplechase
2006 FR 11:01.01 7
2007 SO 11:13.56 14
Big 12 Cross Country Championships
6k CC Run
2006 SO 22:57.0h 51
2007 JR 22:08.9hA 37
2008 SR 23:13.2h 70
Big 12 Indoor Championships
1000m Run
2007 SO 2:53.70 7
Mile Run
2006 FR 5:10.16 10

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • NCAA Regional qualifier
  • Three-time All-Big 12
  • Academic All-Big 12

YEAR-BY-YEAR

2010:
Indoor:
All-Big 12 honoree as a member of the Tigers' sixth-place distance medley relay that clocked in at 11:36.62 at the Big 12 Indoor Championships ... Also ran in the mile run at the Big 12 Championships, finishing in 4:54.59 ... Clocked her personal-best in the mile at the Meyo Invitational where she was paced at 4:51.92 ... Ran a time of 4:57.73 in the mile run at the MU-KU Border Dual ... Ran as a part of the distance medley relay team at every meet in which the Tigers competed in the event.

2009:
Indoor: Ran in the 3,000m run at the Big 12 Indoor Championships, clocking in at 10:13.66, a season-best time in the event ... Set another season-best time, this time in the mile run, at the Missouri Invite, clocking in at 5:05.73 ... Ran to a season-best mark of 2:57.02 in the 1,000m run at the Collegiate Challenge and was clocked at 2:15.86 in the 800m run at the Big 12/SEC Challenge. Outdoor: Ran to a season-best time of 4:40.00 in the 1,500m run at the Tom Botts Invitational ... Was clocked at 10:56.75 in the 3,000m steeplechase at the John McDonnell Invitational. 2008:
Cross Country:
Was squad's fifth finisher at the Big 12 Championships (70th overall) ... was team's sixth at the NCAA Regional (94th) ... clocked 5k 18:42, as the team's fourth scorer and taking 23rd overall at the Lakefront Invitational in Chicago. Outdoor: Redshirt season ... used spring semester for study abroad program. Indoor: Redshirt season.

2007:
Cross Country: Was the top Tiger runner in two races this season, finishing first overall at the Missouri Cross Country Challenge and 47th at the Roy Griak Invite with a personal record 22:35, one she would go on to break at Bradley ... ran a 21:32 at Bradley, finishing ninth overall and third among Tiger runners ... was the third Tiger finisher at Big 12's as she clocked in at 22:08, placing her 37th overall ... placed in the top half at the NCAA Midwest Regional as well. Outdoor: NCAA Regional qualifier in the steeplechase, running a personal-best 10:46.91 at the Arkansas Invitational on April 21 ... winner of the Arizona State Invitational steeplechase ... ran second leg on Mizzou's 4x800-meter relay squad that took fourth place at the Drake Relays. Indoor: Earned All-Big 12 honors in the 1000-meter run, clocking 2:53.70 ... winner of the 1000m at the Big 12-MWC Challenge with career-best 2:53.04 clocking ... also had personal best 2:18.55 time at 800 meters at the Nebraska Wesleyan Open.

2006:
Cross Country: Was a consistent top-five finisher for the Tigers all season ... Finished 51st at the Big 12 Championships ... Finished 57th at the Midwest Regional meet in Minnesota... Had a season and personal best 6K time of 22:35.0 at the Pre-Nationals meet in Terre Haute, Ind., finishing 190th. Outdoor: Earned All-Big 12 honors with seventh-place finish at conference championships in the 3000-meter steeplechase, running a career-best 11:01.11 ... part of third-place 4x800-meter relay team at Drake Relays. Indoor: Ran in six races for the Tigers ... took 10th at the Big 12 Indoor Championships in the Mile run ... placed second at 1000 meters at the MU-KU-KSU Triangular ... ran a season-best Mile race of 5:00.45 at the Meyo Invite.

2005:
Cross Country: Ran in three meets for the Tigers, scoring two top 20 finishes ... placed 15th at the Missouri Cross Country Challenge ... had season-best 5k time of 18:23.9 at the Southern Stampede.

High School:
Earned all-state cross county accolades in 2003 and 2004 and finished second at the 2004 cross country state 4A championships ... on the track, Potrykus finished second in the state in the 1,600-meter race ... earned all-state honors in track (2004) as the anchor leg with the 4x800-meter state champion relay team and was a four-year all- conference athlete in both track and cross country ... named the Jefferson County Most Valuable Player as a freshman in 2001 and again in 2003 and 2004 ... led by high school cross country and track coach Jan Blumenstein and Tim Carlson ... named Conifer High School Female Athlete of the Year as a senior (2005).

Personal:
Daughter of Robert & Deborah Portrykus ... majoring in journalism ... born September 18, 1986 in Corpus Christi, Texas.

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