Ann Arbor, Mich.
Ann Arbor HS
2011 Outdoor: Her best performance in the 5,000m came at the Florida Relays, with a time of 17:48.68… Her season-best time in the 1,500m came at the UCF Invitational with a time of 5:01.51.
2010 Cross Country:Ran a season-best time of 19:36 on the Sodexo Stetson Hatter Invitational 5k course and a time of 23:01.89 in the 6k at the NCAA South Regional.
2010 Outdoor: Her best effort in the 3,000m run came at the Hurricane Invitational, finishing in 11:02.85… Had the team’s best result in the 5,000m run at 18:28.44 at the Hurricane Invitational.
2010 Indoor: Her only attempt in the mile and 3,000m run came at the Carle/Health Alliance Invitational at 5:36.19 and 11:02.52 respectively… Her season-best time in the 5,000m run came at the ACC Championships at 18:19.53…
2009 Cross Country: Her season-best effort on a 5k course came at the Great American Cross Country Festival at 19:15… Finished in 23:33.39 on the NCAA South Regional 6k course and 24:01.60 at the 6k ACC Championships.
2009 Outdoor: Ran in the 1,500-meters at the Hurricane Invitational (3/21), finishing with a time of 5:06.79… Her only attempt in the 3,000-meter run resulted in a victory and the fifth-fastest time in school history at the Miami Elite Invitational (4/11) with a time of 10:35.30… Her season-best time in the 5,000-meter run came at the Florida Relays (4/4) with a time of 18:15.45.
2009 Indoor:Ran a season-best time of 10:42.69 in the 3,000-meter run at the Tom Jones Invitational (1/24)… Her only attempt in the 5,000-meter run came at the ACC Championships (2/27) where she finished with a time of 18:56.22… Her season-best time in the mile came at the Tom Jones Invitational (1/24) at 5:23.62.
2008 Cross Country:Was the team’s best finisher in three of seven races… Her season-best time came at the Walt Disney World Classic (10/11) at 19:10.00… Placed a season-best fourth overall at the UCF Invitational (9/13) with a time of 19:43.15.
(2006-07 Michigan): Did not compete in any races.
High School: Competed in the 1600m, 3200m and cross country for Ann Arbor High School… Selected to the all-conference team for both track events as a senior… Team captain as a senior… Recorded personal best of 5:18 in the 1600m, 11:40 in the 3200m and 19:23 for 5000m… Led track team to 2005 state runner-up finish and 2006 state team championship… Graduated with highest honors… Member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Exercise Physiology major… Plans to become a physical therapist… Enjoys traveling… Daughter of Cassie Mann and Tom Steppe… Has a younger sister, Anika (19).