Awards and Honors:
NCAA All-American: Cross Country (2013)
NCAA All-Region: Cross Country (2013)
Big 12 Newcomer of the Year (2013)
XC: Finished 21st overall in her first collegiate race at the Roy Griak Invitational in a time of 21:26 ... was Iowa State's third runner at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, finishing in 20:25 ... Placed fifth in 20:36 at the Big 12 Championships to earn all-conference recognition and was named Big 12 Newcomer of the Year ... Iowa State's second runner at the NCAA Midwest Regional, placing 3rd overall ... Became the sixth freshman in Cyclone history to garner NCAA All-America accolades, finishing the 6K race in 20:43 and placing 37th.
Before Iowa State
High School: Attended Waterville Senior High School ... Bethanie holds personal bests of 10:13 (3200m), 4:49 (1600m), 2:53 (1000m), 2:15 (800m) and 16:41 (5000m) ... nicknamed 'Maine's Mighty Miler' by Running Times magazine, Brown is a 17-time state champion with noteable titles in the 3200m, 1600m, 800m, 4x400m and in cross country ... has notched multiple top-5 finishes at both the New Balance Indoor and Outdoor National meets, placing as high as third in the 5000m and two mile run.
Personal: Bethanie is the daughter of Karol and Ted Brown, born on July 29, 1994 ... undecided on her major.