AS A SENIOR IN 2008-09
Earned All-America status with a 21st-place finish at the NCAA Cross Country Championship ... Won her first three races of the cross country season, including the New England and America East Championships.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2007-08
Crossed first at the America East and the New England Cross Country Championships ... Won the 5,000m at the America East Indoor Championship with a 16:39.77 time ... Was named to All-East Indoor team, running 16:38 to capture third place at ECAC ... Ran a 34:27 10k at Stanford Invitational for an NCAA provisional qualifying time ... Won the 10,000m at the America East Outdoor Championship with a 34:42 time.
Redshirted year due to injury.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2005-06
Ran a 33:18 10,000m, the fastest time for a US runner under 20 years of age and the fifth best time recorded by an NCAA athlete ... With a first-place finish in the 5,000m (16:13.80), set a new conference record as BU captured the America East title ... Finished first in the 5,000m (16:19.25), setting a new America East record during BU's second-place showing at the America East Outdoor Championship.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2004-05
Won America East 5,000m with a 16:42.34 time ... Won the 5,000m at the New England Championship with a time of 16:35.18, setting a meet record ... At the ECAC Championship, placed second in the 5,000m with a personal-best time of 16:30.45 ... During the outdoor season, qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships, running the 10,000m in 33:56.13 at the Mt. SAC Relays.
BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY
Attended Conant High School ... State champion in cross country, 3200m and the mile from 2002-04 ... Won the Meet of Champs her senior year in cross country ... Placed seventh at the New England Cross Country Championship in 2003 ... Set personal bests in the 1600m (5:03) and the 3200m, breaking a record at the New England with a time of 10:29.
Daughter of Paul and Rose Walkonen ... Enrolled in the University's College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences ... Born Sept. 25, 1986.