NCAA East Prelminary Round - Day 2
2013-14 (SENIOR) : Cross Country: Finished in seventh-place at the Big Ten Championships in 21:08.4 to earn First Team All-Big Ten honors...Ran 20:35 in the 6K to finish 10th place at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championship to earn All-Region honors...was the Hoosiers top runner at the NCAA Championships to finish 85th in 21:13 and help the team to a 26th place finish, their best since 2002. Indoor: Finished in 12th place at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in the 5,000m run in 16:35.55, the seventh fastest time in school history. Outdoor: started the season off by winning the 3,000m steeplechase race in 10:24.89 at the Charlotte 49er Classic...Finished in fourth-place in the 5,000m run (16:20.37) and fifth-place in the 3K steeplechase (10:17.86) at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships...her time in the steeplechase was the fifth-fastest time in school history...Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round and finished in 18th place in the 3K steeplechase.
2012-13 (R-JUNIOR) Indoor: Won the 3,000-meter run at the Hoosier Hills Invitational with a career-best time of 9:20.02...Competed in the 3K and 5K at the Big Ten Indoor Championships and finished ninth in the 3K (9:31.71) and 14th in the 5K (16:47.22)...Outdoor: Ran career-best in the 5K to finish 11th at the Stanford Invitational in 16:15.34...Won the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Polytan Invitational in 10:31.01...Advanced to the NCAA East Preliminary and finished 19th in the 3K steeplechase in a time of 10:20.42.
2011-12 (JUNIOR): Cross Country: Placed second at the Indiana Intercollegiates in the 5K in 17:41 as IU took first overall as a team ... was the first Hoosier to cross the line at the Cowboy Jamboree in second place overall in 17:26.86 as IU placed second as a team ... crossed the line first for IU and in 64th overall at the adidas Invitational in 21:04 ... placed 30th at the Big Ten Championships in 21:01 ... took 14th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional with a time of 20:58 to earn a trip to the NCAA Championships ... participated in her first NCAA national meet as an individual qualifier and crossed the line in 21:35.4 to place 173rd overall. Indoor: Redshirted. Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the 3,000m steeplechase, where she finished 19th with a PR 10:18.14 ... took fifth in the Big Ten 5,000m, clocking a PR 16:35.95 ... ran a lifetime best in the 1,500 at the Billy Hayes Invitational, finishing in 4:31.83.
2010-11 (SOPHOMORE): Cross Country: Placed third to begin the season at the Indiana Open ... took second place in a time of 17:41.8 at the Indiana Intercollegiate ... crossed the line 39th at the adidas Invite ... was the third Hoosier to finish and placed 10th at the Chile Pepper Festival in Arkansas in 17:15.59 ... was a 32nd place finisher at Big Tens in 21:09 ... was second on the team and 31st overall at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional ... named Academic All-Big Ten. Indoor: Clocked PRs of 2:16.52 in the 800m, 4:50.79 in the mile, 9:31.94 in the 3,000m and 16:56.65 in the 5,000m. Outdoor: Redshirted ... named Academic All-Big Ten and USTFCCCA All-Academic.
2009-10 (FRESHMAN): Cross Country: Finished in IU's top four in every meet she ran in her freshman campaign, helping the Hoosiers to earn a bid into the NCAA Championships ... kicked off her collegiate career with third overall at the Indiana Open, in 18:58.89 ... was the fourth IU finisher at the Indiana Intercollegiates, taking 17th in 18:57 ... took IU's fourth spot at the Paul Short Run, finishing in 21:33 for 52nd ... took 49th at Big Tens in 22:11 ... took 36th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in 22:04.88, helping the Hoosiers earn an NCAA bid. Indoor: Opened the season in the 800 at the Indiana Open, finishing in 2:22.85 ... clocked a PR in the mile at Big Tens, finishing in 4:53.48 ... against Purdue, finished in 10:07.69 in the 3,000m ... ran the lead leg of the IU 4x800m relay at the Indiana Relays, finishing in 9:03.11. Outdoor: Clocked the seventh-best 3,000m steeplechase time in IU history, finishing in 10:46.53 at the Border Battle: "Kentuckiana" ... ran a PR in the 800 at the ISU Quadrangular, finishing in 2:21.06 ... clocked a best of 4:33.19 in the 1,500m at the Alabama Relays.
PREP: Competed four years for Zach Raber at Carroll ... claimed sectional and regional titles in cross country ... took 18th at the state cross country meet in 2006 ... as a senior, took conference, sectional and regional titles in the 1,600m and conference and sectional titles in the 800m ... all-state twice in track and twice in cross country ... took ninth at the state meet in the 1,600m as a senior ... led her team to four NHC conference titles, four sectional, four regional and two semistate titles in cross country ... won two conference championships and one sectional and regional team title in track ... cross country team finished third at the state meet in 2007 ... holds school record in the 4x800m relay and is third on Carroll's cross country list ... earned four letters in both cross country and track. PERSONAL: Parents are John and Sue Ginther ... has a sister named Andrea and a brother named Nick ... born August 7, 1990 ... majoring in nutrition science.
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