Prior to Marquette:
Iowa (2016-17): Attended the University of Iowa during her freshman cross country campaign …Ran collegiate bests in 3,000 meters at Hawkeye Invite (11:07.8), 5,000 meters at Illinois State Invite (19:26.51) and 6,000 meters at Bradley Classic (23:14.9)... also competed at Regional Preview (23:18.6-6,000 meters) ... Did not compete during indoor track and field.
High School: Compiled eight varsity letters and served eight straight seasons as captain of both the cross country and track squads at Oconomowoc H.S. … Earned the Wisconsin District 6 Runner of the Year award … Set the school record in the 1,600-meter run with a time of 5:04.00 … Qualified for state for both cross country and track multiple times with a personal-best eighth place finish at the state meet her senior year in the 1,600-meter run.
Personal: Houston was born in Oconomowoc, Wis. and is the daughter of Thomas and Mary Jo Houston … Has three siblings, Maddie – who graduated from Marquette in 2017 – Sadie and Phillip … Plans to major in marketing.