2007 Highlights: Turned in a 19th-place time of 19:40.50 at the Horizon League Cross Country Championships...ran a 3,000-meter time of 11:03.20 to place third at the Elmhurst Intercollegiate Invitational on Apr. 14...ran a runner-up 12:21.52 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Redbird Invitational on Apr. 28...posted a second-place 11:51.94 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships.
2006 Highlights: Team's second-best finisher at the Horizon League Cross Country Championships (27th/19:05)...ran in the 3,000-meter steeplechase during the outdoor season...posted a personal-best time in the event with a 11:55.10 at the Chicagoland Championships on April 6...competed in the mile and 3,000-meter races during the indoor campaign...also ran on the distance medley relay team that posted a new school record with a time of 12:43.33 at the Horizon League Indoor Championships...placed 11th at the indoor championships in the 3,000-meter run...posted UIC's top indoor time in the mile with a 5:20.95 at the EIU Mega Meet on Jan. 21...top time in the 3,000-meter run in a second place finish at the Tadd Metzger/Carthage Invite as she crossed in 10:44.87.
2005 Highlights: Owns UIC's fastest indoor time in the 1-mile run (5:25.68), set at the Tadd Metzger Invitational...picked up UIC's third-fastest time in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 10:41.94, set at the Horizon League Indoor Championships...finished fifth overall in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (12:07) at the Redbird Invitational...won the 3,000-meter steeplechase (12:30.5) at the Puma Invitational...earned UIC's second-fastest, 3,000-meter steeplechase time of the season at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships with a mark of 11:55.90...raced to the Flames' second-fastest mark in the 1,500-meter run (5:00.00) at the Butler Twilight...owns UIC's third-fastest time in the 5,000-meter run (18:52.84), set at the Jerry England Invitational.
2004 Highlights: Raced to a team-season, best indoor time of 3:10.44 in the 1,000-meter run at the UW-Milwaukee Quadrangular...owns UIC's second-best indoor times in both the 800-meter run (2:31.04) and 1-mile run (5:28.98)...raced to a personal-best mark of 11:00.06 in the 3,000-meter run at the Horizon League Indoor Championships...cruised to UIC's top outdoor-season time in the 1,500-meter run (4:58.62) at the Butler Twilight...was second on the squad in the 3,000-meter outdoor run with a mark of 10:54.80, set at the Elmhurst Invitational...holds UIC's third-fastest, 5,000-meter outdoor run (19:23.85) at the Big Blue Classic...debuted at the UIC Home Opener, finishing in a tie for ninth place with fellow Flames freshman Rachel Covert with a two-mile time of 11:59...turned in the team's fourth-best time at the Horizon League Championships, running a 20:05.12 that was good for 24th place at the league finals...fourth on the team with a 23:42 at the 6,000-meter NCAA District V Championships...made her 5,000-meter debut for UIC at the Sept. 12th Bradley Open, running a 19:31...took 36th out of 252 competitors at the UW-Parkside Invitational on Oct. 18th with a time of 19:41.
Prep/Personal: Three-year letter winner in cross country and track...part of strong Lyons Township track teams that earned indoor and outdoor conference and sectional titles in 2002...West Suburban Silver All-Conference Academic Award winner...two-time Most Improved Runner honoree (2000, 2002)...daughter of Jeanne Petty...born on November 11, 1984...majoring in history teacher education.
Career Best Outdoor Times 1,500-Meter Run: 4:58.62 (5/1/04) 3,000-Meter Run: 10:54.80 (4/17/04) 3,000-Meter Steeplechase: 11:55.10 (4/6/06) 5,000-Meter Run: 18:52.84 (3/26/05)