Big 12 Cross Country Championships (Photos by Jeff & Laura Jacobsen)
JUNIOR (2008) Won two meets and led the Jayhawks in all six events...Earned All-Big 12 honors with a 12th-place finish at the Big 12 Championships...Finished in 16th place at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships to earn all-region honors...Took home the championship at the Bob Timmons Classic with a career-best 5K time of 18:53.1...Named Big 12 Runner of the Week (Sept. 13) after winning the Missouri Cross Country Challenge in a 5K time of 18:59.29...Placed ninth at the OSU Cowboy Jamboree with a 6K time of 21:32...Named Academic All-Big 12 First Team for the second consecutive year.
SOPHOMORE (2007) Earned USTFCCCA Division I All-Region honors with a 25th-place finish at the Midwest Regionals (21:05)... Was the team's No. 1 runner in every meet she competed in...Finished third at the Bob Timmons Classic with a time of 22:52...Placed ninth at the NCAA Pre-Nationals with a time of 21:47...Competed at the Big 12 Championships and ran a time of 22:04, good for 30th place...Named Academic All-Big 12 First Team.
FRESHMAN (2006) Ran in all but one race for KU in an outstanding freshman season...Placed seventh at the Bob Timmons Classic (23:15.04)...Competed at the Roy Griak Invitational and placed 143rd (23:49.3)...Ran a personal-best 6K time of 22:49.0 at the NCAA Pre-Nationals...Finished third on the team and 58th overall at the Big 12 Championships (23:17.6)...Joined Kellie Schneider as the only two Jayhawk freshmen to compete at the NCAA Midwest Regionals and placed 84th overall.
HIGH SCHOOL Was the top senior finisher at the 2005 Kansas 6A State Cross Country Championships, placing fourth...At the 2006 Kansas 6A State Track and Field Championships, recorded top-five finishes in the 1,600 meters (third), 800 meters (second) and 1,600 meter-relay (second).
PERSONAL Daughter of Lisa Bonds...Born in Junction City, Kan...Majoring in political science.