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Lisa Koll
Position: Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fort Dodge, Iowa
High School: Fort Dodge
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Lisa Koll
Release: 09/24/2009

Earned All-American honors in cross country for the third time ... earned Academic All-Big 12 First-Team honors ... finished 12th at the NCAA Cross Country Championships (20:16) ... third-place finish at the Big 12 Championships (21:17) ... 8th-place finish at the Pre Nationals Invitational (20:40) ... runner-up at the Roy Griak Invitational (21:13) on the 6,000-meter Les Bolstad Golf Course.

Named the ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-America of the Year winner for track & field/cross country ... earned First-Team CoSIDA Academic All-America honors for the second straight year ... named 2009 Big 12 Outdoor Track & Field Outstanding Performer of the Year ... ninth-place finish in the 10,000-meter run (34:20.64) at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Big 12 Outdoor Champion in the 10,000-meter run (36:29.47), making Koll the only three-time Big 12 Outdoor champion in the 10,000-meter run ... Big 12 Outdoor Champion in the 5,000-meter run (16:33.12) ... finished 5th in the 10,000-meter run (32:43.65) at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational ... ISU Open champion in the 3,000-meter run (9:09.92) ... redshirted the cross country season.

Rapidly taking her place among the best runners in Iowa State history ... named first-team Academic-Big 12 ... earned All-America honors for second straight year in cross country with 18th-place finish at the 2007 NCAA Championships ... named All-Region in cross country after fourth-place finish at 2007 NCAA Midwest Regional ... placed third at Big 12 meet.  ... set American Collegiate record for the 10,000-meter run at the Stanford Invitational with time of 32:11.13 ... named USATF and Big 12 athlete of the week for her record-setting performance ... 10,000-meter champion (32:44.95) at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships ... eighth-place finish in the 10,000-meters (33:09.87) at the 2008 Olympic Trials ... won Drake Relays 5,000-meters with time of 15:59.29 ... became second Big 12 runner to win back-to-back Big 12 Championships in the 10,000-meters ... earned runner-up finish in the 5,000-meter run at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships ... finished runner-up in the 5,000-meter run and ninth in the 3,000-meter run at the NCAA Indoor Championships  ... earned All-America honors in both the 3,000-meter and 5,000-meter runs during indoor season ... 2008 Big 12 Indoor Champion in the 5,000-meter run ... set school record in the 5,000-meters (15:52.37) and 3,000-meters (9:15.58) ... placed second in the 3,000-meter run at the 2008 Big 12 Indoor Championships ... named academic All-Big 12 for third time.

Earned all-American honors in cross country after finishing 36th in the NCAA Championships ... named to the 2006 Divison I cross country all-Region team ... finished seventh at the Big 12 Cross Country Championships ... first Cyclone across the finish line in all six cross country team competitions ... won the ISU Open ... redshirted ... one of two freshman to achieve status of Big 12 outdoor champion in the 10,000-meter run with time of 35:36.60 at the conference meet ... clocked a 17:02.40 in the 5,000-meter run at the 2007 Big 12 Outdoor Championships for fourth place ... finished 10th in the 5,000-meter run with time of 16:49.70 at the 2007 Midwest Regional ... had a time of 16:33.71 for sixth place in the 5,000-meter run at the Drake Relays ... set personal best time of 9:29.93 at Jim Duncan Invitational in the 3,000-meter run ... earned bid to 2007 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships, where she recorded 12th-place finish in the 5,000-meter run ... placed second in the 5,000-meter run with time of 16:31.00 at the Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championships ... achieved fourth-place honors in the 3,000-meter run, clocking a 9:40.28 at the Big 12 Indoor Championships ... broke school record in the indoor 5,000-meter run with provisional-qualifying time of 16:25.96 at the ISU Classic ... set personal best time of 16:15.65 in the 5,000-meter run at NCAA Qualifier.

Redshirted indoor and outdoor track and field seasons.

Before Iowa State
Eighth in the 4,000 meters at the state cross country meet in 2004 ... member of the 2004 all-state cross country team ... third at elite all-state track in the 3,000 meters ... holds record in the 3,000 meters (10:16.71) at Fort Dodge High School ... coached by Tim Hanson and Jeff Wubbena.

Born Aug. 31, 1987 ... daughter of Jim and Leta Koll ... has one brother, James Koll ... enrolled in the Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine.

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