Women's Cross Country

    Molly Beckwith  
    Molly Beckwith

    RS Senior

    Worthington, Ohio

    High School:
    Thomas Worthington


    Paul Short Run

    The Hoosiers took third at the Paul Short Run.

    2008-09 (JUNIOR-R): Indoor: Ran the nation's ninth-best 800m to advance to the NCAA Championships ... took home three Big Ten medals at the Big Ten Indoor Championships, leading the Hoosiers to a fourth-place finish ... took second in the 400-meters and the 600-meters and led the 4x400m relay team to third at Big Tens ... ran school records in the 600m (1:27.96) and 800m (2:05.55) ... ran the fastest leg of the 4x400m relay, leading the Hoosiers to the fourth-fastest time in IU lore (3:41.50) ... provisionally qualified as a member of the distance medley relay team with the second best time in IU history.Outdoor: Posted the nation's third-fastest 800m (2:02.51), which was at the time the seventh best in the world ... broke the Billy Hayes track 800m record ... qualified for the NCAA Championships and the USA Track and Field Championships in the 800m ... finished in 2:04.31 to advance to NCAAs out of the regional ... bettered her career mark in the 400m dash (54.13), taking fourth at Big Tens ... ran the fastest leg on Indiana's women's 4x400m relay with the fifth-fastest time in school history.

    2007-08 (SOPHOMORE-R): Did not compete during the cross country season ... was a national qualifier in the 800-meters during both indoor and outdoor seasons ... her indoor 800 time of 2:06.67 was the fastest in IU history, recorded at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... was a bronze medalist in the 800 at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships with a time of 2:07.56 ... ran a personal-best 2:06.46 in the 800 at the Jesse Owens Classic for Olympic `B' standard ... also qualified for the Mideast Region in the 800-meters during the outdoor season.

    2006-07 (FRESHMAN-R): Did not compete during the cross country season and competed with freshman eligibility in track and field ... led the Hoosiers during the indoor season with a 600-meter time of 1:32.69, which she recorded at the Big Ten Championships on Feb. 25 ... also posted personal-best times of 57.84 in the 400-meters and 2:13.99 in the 800-meters ... ran a leg of the 4x400-meter relay team that clocked a time of 3:43.88 at Hoosier Hills on Feb. 16 ... also helped IU record a time of 11:44.21 in the distance medley relay at the Tyson Invitational on Feb. 9 ... clocked the second-fastest time for the Hoosiers in the 800-meters when she ran a 2:14.17 at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships on May 12 ... was also a member of the 4x400-meter relay team during the outdoor season that ran a season-best 3:43.45 at the Big Ten Championships.

    2005-06 (FRESHMAN): Was a member of the IU women's soccer team ... played in all but two games for the Hoosiers in the forward position.

    PREP/PERSONAL: Accomplished student-athlete at Thomas Worthington High School ... played soccer and ran track during her freshman and senior year ... set two school records in the 200-meters (24.70) and 400 (55.60) while being named to the all-state team as a freshman ... named first team All-Ohio Capital Conference as a freshman and sophomore ... led the Cardinals to the state regional her sophomore year ... a member of the honor roll and National Honor Society all four years of her high school campaign ... born Aug. 4, 1987 ... Exercise Science major ... daughter of Dan and Mary Beckwith.

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