Nikki Rietz and Katelyn Stringfellow named to All-Academic Second-Team.
Amanda Mergaert qualifies for third consecutive NCAA Championships.
Charlotte Kuzminsky leads team in first collegiate race.
Four Utah runners will make season debuts this week.
Junior Amanda Mergaert finishes 10th at Pac-12 Conference Championships.
2012 Outdoor Track:
Posted a season-best 5000m time of 19:01.10 for seventh at the Utah Spring Classic ... earned seventh in the 1500m, clocking a time of 5:03.09 at the Mark Faldmo Invitational.
2012 Indoor Track:
Competed in one race during the season at the Boise State Open where she finished 11th in the 3000m, posting a time of 10:56.47.
2011 Cross Country
Finished 25th at Utah State Open with a time of 18:20 ... was the 14th finisher at UNLV Invitational ... posted a 10th-place finish at Nevada Twilight ... earned the 108th spot at Pac-12 Conference Championships.
Earned first team all-city three straight years ... qualified for state cross country meet four years ... personal-best times include: 800m (2:22), 1600m (5:16), 3200m (11:34), and 5000m (18:44) ... age-group winner at Mt. Evans Ascent in 2010 ... earned AP Scholar, Faculty Scholarship Award, and Honor Roll accolades ... academic all-state in track.
Daughter of Bill and Lisa Mills ... majoring in political science ... hobbies include: playing the guitar, running, and singing ... inspired by Bernard Lagat and Nick Symonds.