Men's and Women's Cross Country both posted better than a 3.00 GPA last fall.
Vanderbilt took a run on the NCAA Championship course to prepare for tomorrow's race.
No. 24 Commodores making second consecutive trip to NCAA Championships.
Commodores secure automatic berth to NCAA Championships with second place finish at South Regional.
Vanderbilt heads to NCAA South Regional on Friday morning.
Cross Country Personal Bests:
2012 Track: Ran best indoor mile time of career at Kentucky (4:55.40) ... Also set a personal record in the indoor 3000 meters, posting a mark of 9:53.55 at Kentucky ... Ran a personal record in the outdoor 5000 meters at the Commodore Invitational (16:39) ... During outdoor season, set a personal record in the 1500 meters with a time of 4:28.82 at Georgia Tech ... Predominately ran the steeplechase during the outdoor season ... Posted a 2000 meter steeplechase time of 6:54.47 at the Black & Gold Invitational, while her best 3000 meter steeple chase time was 10:46.97 at the Colonial Relays.
2011 Cross Country: Set a personal record at the Belmont-VU Opener with a time of 14:22.61 and a fifth-place finish ... Missed the remainder of the cross country season due to illness (mono).
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.
2010 Track: Ran a personal best 10:17.96 in the 3,000 meter run at the University of Kentucky Invitational ...Registered a 7:25.93 in the 2,000 meter steeplechase at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational, good for second place and a personal best time ... Finished first in the 1,500 meter run at the Tennessee Invitational with a time of 4:40.57 ... Placed 10th at the SEC Championships with an 11:04.87 in the 3,000 meter steeplechase.
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 (Science Hill): 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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