Women's 6k to run at 10 a.m. Saturday, Men's 8k slated for 11 a.m.
JUNIOR (2011) Finished in the Jayhawks' top-five in all five meets she competed in... Was KU's third finisher at the Midwest Regionals (11/12) with a 22:28.68 6K time and a 64th-place finish... Top 6K time of the year came at the Big 12 Championships (10/29), finishing in 21:05.7 to place 43rd... Placed ninth at the Missouri Cross Country Challenge (9/10) with a 5K time of 18:41.90... Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team.
SOPHOMORE (2010) Competed in all six races for the Jayhawks, notching two top-three overall finishes... Recorded personal-best 6K time at the Midwest Regional Championships (11/13), clocking in at 21:08.31 and placing 35th... Finished second at the Bob Timmons Classic (9/4) with a 5K time of 18:50.90... Competed at the Big 12 Championships (10/30) crossing the finish line in a 6K time of 21:58.00 and placing 52nd... Finished third at the 5K Missouri Cross Country Challenge (9/11) and set a personal-best time of 18:20.16... Selected to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team.
FRESHMAN (2009) Had a very impressive rookie season, as she was one of only two freshmen to run in all six meets for the Crimson and Blue... Turned in a season-best 5K time of 19:05.60 at the OSU Cowboy Jamboree (10/3), where she finished 86th in a field of 211 runners... Ran her first collegiate 6K at the ISU Pre-Nationals Invitational (10/17), finishing in 196th place with a time 23:17.60... Took 65th at the Big 12 Championships with a 6K time of 23:43.99... Was the Jayhawks' No. 5 finisher at the Midwest Regional Championships (11/14) where she ran a season-best 6K time of 23:12.40 and finished 95th overall.
HIGH SCHOOL Four-year letter winner in cross country... Four-time cross country all-district selection... Named team captain and MVP her junior and senior years... Second-team all-state in 2005, 2006 and 2007, first-team all-state as a senior in 2008... 2008 district champion... Seventh-place finish at the 2008 cross country state championships... Named to the New Mexico All-Harrier Team as a senior... Lettered three years in track... Three-time second team all-state in the 3,200 meters and 1,600 meters... Two-time second team all-state in the 800 meters and medley relay... 2008 recipient of the New Mexico Athletic Association Sportsmanship Award.
PERSONAL Born in Amarillo, Texas... Daughter of Jeff and Doris Turcotte... Has one sister, Ashley Turcotte... Father, Jeff, was a seven-time letterman in track and cross country at the University of New Mexico... Plans to major in speech-language-hearing.