Awards and Honors
2015 Big 12 Conference Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Acheivement Award
Outdoor: Competed in the 1,500-meter run at the Kansas Relays.
Indoor: Did not compete.
XC: Opened the year with a third-place showing at the Bulldog 4K Classic, posting a time of 14:46 and helping the Cyclone women to four dual victories ... was the seventh Cyclone across the line at the Roy Griak Invitational, crossing the line in 22:50 ... clocked a time of 21:41 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, running as Iowa State’s No. 6 finisher.
Outdoor: Became Iowa State’s latest member of the sub-17 minute 5K club, clocking a 16:51.99 at the Drake Relays … took third at the Kansas Relays as a part of the DMR squad … posted a time of 17:02.26 at the Stanford Invitational.
Indoor: Saw action in six races during the indoor season … set personal records in the mile and in the 3000m … clocked a PR of 5:06.54 in the mile at the Big 4 Duals … notched a career-best of 9:51.35 in the 3000m at the Big 12 Indoor Championships … placed third in the 5K at the Husker Invitational with a time of 17:25.09.
Cross Country: Placed sixth at the Bulldog 4K Classic in 13:06.80...Placed 13th at the Iowa Black and Gold Invite with the time of 14:30.83 ... finished the Wisconsin adidas Invitational 6K race in 22:45.
Outdoor: Ran an 18:32.00 in the 5,000-meter run at the USA Junior Championships.
Indoor: Set a personal best time in the mile run with a time of 5:04.62 at the ISU Classic ... placed third in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 10:24.90 at the ISU Open. XC: Competed unattached in the Cyclone Classic placing 21st with a time of 19:34.
Before Iowa State
As a senior, ran on second place 4 x 800-meter relay at Wisconsin Division I state track meet … high school finished sixth as a team … was second finisher for state champion cross country team, placing eighth among 190 finishers at 2011 Wisconsin Division I Cross Country Championships to help her team to the state title … 4 x800-team was second at 2011 Wisconsin state meet as team placed second … 4 x 800 team placed second at state meet as a sophomore as did Arrowhead in team scoring … 4 x 800 team was second at state meet her freshman year … holds personal bests of 5:11 in the 1600-meters and 2:19 in the 800-meters.
Born July 27, 1994 … daughter of Ambrose and Marsha McDowell … environmental science major.