Hometown: Florence, S.C.
Previous School: The Kings Academy (Winthrop University)
Eligibility: Sr. Major:
2011: ran a season-best 19:18 at the Big South Championship... top finish was 20th at the Furman Invitational
Gamecock Invitational 9/2/11 5k 21:23 (36th)
College of Charleston Invite 9/10/11 5k 20:20 (37th)
Furman Invitational 10/8/11 5k 19:58 (20th)
Crimson Classic 10/15/11 5k 20:43 (146th)
Big South Championship 10/29/11 5k 19:18 (37th)
2010: top finish was 31st at the Citadel Invitational... season-best 20:46 came at the Royal Cross Country Challenge
Eye Opener 9/4/10 5k 21:02 (71st)
Coastal Carolina Invitaional 9/17/10 5k 22:22 (52nd)
Citadel Invitational 9/25/10 5k 21:29 (31st)
Charlotte Invitational 10/1/10 5k 20:56 (158th)
Royal Cross Country Challenge 10/15/10 5k 20:46 (130th)
Big South Championship 10/30/10 5k 21:06 (58th)
NCAA East Regional 11/13/10 6k DNR
Previous School: Spent one year at fellow Big South member Winthrop
ran a personal best 5:15 in the 1,500m run for the Eagles
earned All-Eagle Academic/Athletic team honors.
High School: Holds The Kings Academy school record in the cross country 5k (20:33)
earned all-region and all-state honors all four years of high school while running for Coach Matt Terrio
broke her own school record three times as a senior
earned the teams Runner of the Year award as a senior and was a High School Sports Report all-state selection
also an all-region selection on the basketball court as a junior and was a member of the softball team.
Personal: Daughter of Barry and Tari Dean
majoring in athletic training at CSU with hopes of working in high school or college athletics
father Barry played basketball and competed in the pole vault at Malone College
competed in the 3,000m run at the junior Olympics
favorite food is peanut butter, book is Once a Runner, movie is The Patriot and place to visit is Asheville, N.C.
came to CSU for the people.