11 athletes will compete in 12 events at the NCAA East Preliminary Round in Greensboro, N.C.
11 Commodores qualify for NCAA action
Kristen Findley and Lily Williams through to 1,500 meter finals.
Commodores earn points in two events and stand in seventh place.
Meet opens Friday, May 9, with heptathlon and runs through Sunday, May 12.
2012 Track: Set a new personal best in the mile, 3000m, and 5000m events during indoor season, including a 17:00.16 5000m time at the SEC Indoor Championships that placed her No. 5 all-time at Vanderbilt.
2011 Cross Country:Set a new personal record at the Belmont-VU Opener with a time of 14:22.61 and a 5th place finish.
2011 Track:Set a personal best in the 3K outdoor Steeplechase with a time of 10:46.27, placing ninth overall in the SEC meet ... Came in tenth overall at the Kentucky Invitational in the mile and the 3,000 meter, setting personal records in both with times of 4:57.90 for the mile and 9:53.72 in the 3,000 meter ... Secured 15th place overall at the SEC in the 3,000 meter, clocking a time of 10:02.94 ... Ran to another personal best in the outdoor 1,500 meter at the Vanderbilt Invitational, with a time of 4:36.85.
2010 Cross Country: Placed seventh overall at the Belmont-VU Opener with a time of 14:34.72 ... Third Vanderbilt runner and third finisher overall at the Commodore Classic, crossing the finish line at 18:11.13 ... Posted a time of 17:45.90 at the Louisville Invitational, good for 34th overall ... Clocked a time of 21:50.8 in the Blue Race at Pre-Nationals ... Finished 28th overall at the SEC Championships with a time of 21:51.01 ... Improved her career-best 6K time at the NCAA South Regional with a time of 21:00.53.
2009 Cross Country: Had a strong debut in the Belmont-VU Opener, finishing 6th... Ran to a 7th place finish at the Commodore Class, with Vanderbilt capturing the crown... Helped Vanderbilt place 6th at the SEC Championships by placing 30th, en route to being named to the All-SEC Freshman team ... Recipient of the Newcomer Award at the end of season team banquet.
High School/Prep: Led team to the 2008 State Championship title in cross country ... finished second individually at the cross country state championships ... Led team to the 2009 state title in track and field in 2009 ... State champion in the 1600 and 3200-meter runs ... Member of the state champion 4x800 meter relay team ... Placed third individually at the 2007 state cross country championships ... Qualified for the 2008 Nike High School Cross Country Championships following her junior year.
Personal: Allie Elizabeth Scalf ... Born August 29, 1990 ... Parents are Michael Scalf and Patricia Patterson ... Has one brother, Andrew (23), and one sister, Anna (21) ... Sister ran track at East Tennessee State ... Hobbies include, swimming, reading and hiking ... Favorite vacation spot is Greece ... Majoring in English and religious studies.
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