Women's 6k to run at 10 a.m. Saturday, Men's 8k slated for 11 a.m.
FRESHMAN (2011) Ran in four meets for the Jayhawks and was the only true freshman to compete in the conference and regional meet... Was KU's No. 5 finisher at the Big 12 Championships (10/29), completing the 6K in a season best 21:29.3... Was KU's top finisher in the B Race of the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (10/14) with a 6K time of 22:49.10... Ran a 23:01.08 6K at the Midwest Regionals (11/12) to finish 97th.
HIGH SCHOOL State qualifier for cross country all four years of high school... Member of state champion cross country team her freshman and sophomore years (2007, 2008)... Recorded a three-mile PR of 17:28... Qualifier for Nike National Team...Academic all-conference selection.
PERSONAL Daughter of Jack and Georgia Tauscher...Has two older brothers, Rob (20) and Jake (20)...Plans to major in pharmacy.