2010 OUTDOOR: Competed in the 10,000 meters at the Kansas Relays (April 15), crossing the finish line in a PR time of 38:32.08 and finishing fifth... Ran the 3,000 meters at the Razorback Spring Invitational (Mar. 27), finishing 17th with a time of 10:43.06.
2010 INDOOR: Competed in the 3,000 meters at the Big 12 Championships (Feb. 27) and set a PR time of 10:26.76, finishing 40th... Finished fifth and set a personal best in the 5,000 meters at the ISU Classic (Feb. 12), crossing the finish line in 17:55.81... Competed in the mile at the Bob Timmons Challenge (Dec. 5), finishing fifth with a time of 5:36.17.
2009 CROSS COUNTRY: Saw action in four meets during her junior campaign...Took 36 seconds off her time from the 2008 Bob Timmons Classic time, as she finished 22nd in 2009 with a 5K time of 20:16.26...Posted a career-best 5K time of 19:16.10 at the OSU Cowboy Jamboree (Oct. 3), crossing the finish line in 109th place...Competed in the women's open division at the ISU Pre-Nationals Invitational (Oct. 17), where she finished 82nd in a 6K time of 24:27.50.
2009 OUTDOOR: Ran the 5,000 meters at the Kansas Relays (Apr. 16), clocking in at 18:51.81.
2009 INDOOR: Recorded a season-best 3,000-meter time of 10:44.20 at the Husker Invitational (Feb, 7)...Crossed the finish line in the 5,000 meters with a season-best time of 18:19.30 at the ISU Classic (Feb. 13).
2008 CROSS COUNTRY: Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team...Ran a personal-best 5K time of 20:52.80 at the Bob Timmons Classic to finish in 18th place...Placed 23rd at the Missouri Cross Country Challenge in a 5K time of 21:18.25...Posted a personal-best 6K time of 23:34.30 at the ISU Pre-Nationals to finish 95th in the Women's Open Division.
2008 OUTDOOR: Competed in the 3,000 meters at two meets and the 5,000 meters once...Finished in 13th place in the 3,000 meters at the John Jacobs Invitational after posting a time of 11:27.09.
2008 INDOOR: Utilized her redshirt season.
2007 CROSS COUNTRY: Ran in four races...Set a personal best time in the 5K at the Kansas State vs. Kansas Duel (20:57.20)...Ran a personal-best 8K time of 23:55.90 at the NCAA Pre-Nationals and placed 91st...Competed at the Big 12 Championships and placed 93rd (24:14.60).
HIGH SCHOOL: Helped lead Olathe East to 2006 6A state cross country title while placing 23rd individually...Member of the 2005 cross country state runner-up team...Three-time 6A state qualifier, All-Sunflower League and All-City in cross country...Two-time honorable mention All-Metro Kansas City Cross Country Coaches Association...Holds the Olathe East record in the 3,200 meters (11:46)...Qualified for the 6A state track meet twice...In 2007, placed ninth in the 3,200 meters at the state championships.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Brian and Lori Wertenberger...Majoring in chemical engineering.