Nearly 40 student-athletes join class of 2012
Track and field wins both crowns at WIU.
MU downs UWM men and women at the Valley
MU men down UWM while women fall
MU will return to action Friday at UWM
2010-2011:BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
At Wisconsin: A two-time letter winner ... In 2009, ran a personal-best 17:32.63 in the 5,000 meters at the Iowa State Classic ... Won the Wisconsin Elite Invitational in the 3000 meters in 10:07.76 ... Placed 10th at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 10:09.56 in the 3,000 meters ... In 2010, finished 26th in the 10,000 meters with a 37:37.95 time at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships ... Placed 16th in her section of the 5000 meters in a personal-best time of 17:56.63 at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational ... Won the 5000 meters at the Rex Foster Warhawk Open in a time of 18:06.27 ... Finished 10th in the 5,000 meters at the Iowa State Classic in a time of 18:10.06
High School: State champion at 3,200 meters as a junior ... Aided her team to state track championships as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Cross country team won state titles as a sophomore and junior ... Three-time all-state in track ... all-state in cross country as a senior ... Four-time all-conference in cross country ... Conference cross country champion as a senior ... Four-time all-conference in track ... Four-time academic all-state ... Holds school record for 3,200 meters ... graduated in the top-10 percent of her class.
Personal: Is one of three daughters to Steven and Deborah Beste... Majors in accounting... Member of Phi Beta Lambda, Future Business Leaders of America