Nikki Rietz and Katelyn Stringfellow named to All-Academic Second-Team.
Amanda Mergaert qualifies for third consecutive NCAA Championships.
Utes head to Fort Collins, Colo., for regional meet.
Amanda Mergaert earns all-conference first-team honors.
Utes slated to compete against six nationally-ranked teams on Saturday.
2012 Outdoor Track:
Posted a seventh-place finish in the 5000m clocking a time of 19:13.15 at the UVU Open ... earned eighth in the 1500m with a time of 5:04.65 at the Wildcat Invitational ... recorded a season-best 5000m performance at the Robison Invitational earning a time of 18:36.49 for sixth place ... clocked a 18:37 in the five-kilometer, finishing fourth at the Utah Spring Classic ... Pac-12 Conference All-Academic Honorable Mention.
2012 Indoor Track:
Clocked a 10:50 in the three-kilometer at the Bronco Open, finishing ninth ... earned third at the Mountain States Games with a time of 10:57.29.
2011 Cross Country:
Finished 15th at Nevada Twilight with a time of 15:59 ... earned 12th at UNLV Invitational with time of 19:23 ... at the Pac-12 Conference Championships, finished 103rd with a time of 23:06 ... received Pac-12 Honorable Mention All-Academic honors.
2011 Outdoor Track:
Earned 18th in the 1500m at the UVU Invite with a time of 5:09.04 ... clocked a fourth-place finish time of 19:02.61 in the 5000m at the Robison Invitational ... finished fourth in the 5000m with a time of 19:42.29 at the BYU Twilight.
2011 Indoor Track:
Finished 23rd in the mile at the Snake River Open with a time of 5:48.93 ... clocked a second-place finish in the Open 3000m with a time of 11:10.67 at the Mountain States Games ... finished first overall in the mile race with a time of 5:30.64 at the Wildcat Tune-Up ... finished 12th at the Bronco Open with a time of 10:49.95 in the three kilometer race.
All-state cross country selection three years in a row ... academic all-state ... team captain for two years ... region champion in cross country ... fourth place overall at state cross country meet ... personal records include 18:08 (3 mi.) and 19:35 (5k) ... Highland High School Female Athlete of the Year 2009 ... Senior Highland Ram award 2010 ... three time region champion in 1600m ... region champion in track and field for the 3200m , 4x400, and medley relay ... was class valedictorian with a 4.0 cumulative GPA ... also played volleyball ... member of National Honor Society.
Daughter of Brent and Laurie Stringfellow ... born February 17, 1992 ... youngest of five siblings ... hobbies include playing piano, reading and playing the guitar ... majoring in mathematics with a minor in health.