Anna made the varsity cross country team as a freshman ... She was in the top five several times in races during the season ... Anna was red-shirted during track season ... This summer she built a good base while training at the mile high altitude in Albuquerque ... Coach Rosenthal expects Anna to be one of the most improved team members this year and run in the mid to low 18's ... In high school, Anna placed eighth in the New Mexico State XC Championships. She also was state champion in the 800m in 2004, and an All-American selection in 2003 ... Anna's 5K PR is 18:58 ... Anna was born Sept. 11, 1986 to David and Susan Petrov.
FAVORITE TUNES TO LISTEN TO WHEN RUNNING?
"Switchfoot, Vertical Horizon and the Dave Matthews Band. Really just anything that makes me passionate about the task at hand."
WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT WHEN RUNNING?
"I try to focus on form, breathing and pace, but most of all staying relaxed and comfortable."