Head cross country coach Greg Hipp gives tips on running in the summer heat
2013:Ran at six meets during the 2013 season... Recorded her best 5K time at the Illinois State Invitational, clocking in at 19:27.32 to place 59th... Took 22nd place at the NIU Open with a time of 22:10.77... Registered a season-best 6K time of 23:07.00 at the Bradley Classic.
2012: Competed in six meets during the season... Ran a season-best 5K time of 19:05.86 at the Huskie Open (11-2)... Posted her fastest 6K time at the Bradley Classic (10-12), crossing the finish line at 24:06.00... Recorded top 20 finishes at the UIC Opener (9-1) and Huskie Open (11-2).
High School:Has placed in four different events for Cedar Falls High School at the Iowa Class 4 state track & field meet the past two seasons... Served as the 800-meter leg of CFHS' state champion sprint medley relay team in 2011... Took fourth place at state in 2011 in the 4x800 relay, sixth in the 1500 meters and 11th in the 800 meters... Placed seventh in the 1500 meters at the 2011 Drake Relays, clocking in at 4:46.88... Earned a third place finish at the 2010 Iowa Class 4 state meet as part of the distance medley relay... Finished sixth as part of the 4x800 relay, ninth in the 1500 meters, and 12th in the 800 meters at the 2010 state championships... Holds school records in the distance medley relay and the 4x800 relay... Two-time team captain for the Tigers.
Personal: Born May 27, 1994 in Waterloo, Iowa... Daughter of Michael and Theresa Savage... Biology major... Active volunteer within local church... Enjoys reading and music.