OUTLOOK: Has a lot of potential ... will need an excellent summer of training to prepare her to run at the SEC level.
HIGH SCHOOL: MVP in track and was captain of her cross country team in 2006 ... the 2007 Ohio High School Athletic Association Archie Griffin Sportsmanship Award and was a participant in the 2006 World Scholar Athletic Games, which included 3,000 participants from 127 different countries and all 50 states ... coached by Jeff Gibson ... awarded OHSAA Scholar Athlete Award.
PERSONAL: Daughter of P. James and Suzan Houston ... born on April 23, 1989 ... has two siblings: Danny (2) and Alex (15).
WHERE IS YOUR FAVORITE PLACE TO RUN? "Virginia Kendell, because it has beautiful scenery, combined with a challenging course. I know that a run there will make me sore, which is the best feeling."