Slotboom receives USTFCCCA academic honors.
Slotboom earns spot on Dutch National Team.
Mergaert and Slotboom's performances boost Utah to second-best finish in school history.
Amanda Mergaert qualifies for third consecutive NCAA Championships.
Utes head to Fort Collins, Colo., for regional meet.
At Jacksonville State
Named OhioValley Conference Freshman of the Year ... finished 21st at the NCAA South Region meet ... named to all-conference first team ... holds nine school records (five indoor, four outdoor) ... finished third in the mile and was on the distance medley relay team at the conference championships.
Three-time Dutch Junior champion in the 3000m steeple chase ... member of the 4x400m and 4x800m relay teams that finished second at the National Relay Junior Championships.
Daughter of William Slotboom and Eveline Botter ... majoring in exercise and sports science ... hobbies include: speed skating, reading, hiking, mountain biking, skiing and snowboarding.