Veterans along with new recruits add depth
Five with TCU connections competing in Des Moines
Samuels sets school record at day one of Big 12 Championships
Horned Frogs get strong performances Friday night
Frogs compete in final meets prior to Big 12 Championships
2013 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
Did not compete
Compete in three races in the 5,000 meters and posted her top time of the season at the Drake Relays (16:54/83) ... Placed ninth at the Florida Relays in the 5,000 meters (17:03.20).
Competed in the women's 5,000-meter run at the USA Track and Field Junior National Championships.
Took part in the distance events for TCU, already moving into the Horned Frogs' all-time top-five in the 3,000, 5,000 and 10,000-meter runs ... finished eighth in her collegiate debut in the 10,000 at the Big 12 Championships ... also competed in the 5,000-meter run at the conference championships ... finished first in her section of the 5,000 at the Stanford Invitational ... also ran 5K at Mt. SAC Relays ... also took part in the 1,500-meter run during outdoor season.
Start of season was delayed by injury, only appearing in two meets ... ran in the 5,000-meter run at the Big 12 Championships ... finished second behind teammate Agnes Kemboi in the 3,000-meter run at the Texas A&M Invitational ... already ranks sixth in TCU history in the 3,000 with her 9:50.55 at the A&M Invite.
2012 CROSS COUNTRY
Had an outstanding freshman season, competing in five meets for the Frogs ... finished 45th at the South Central Regional ... took 47th at the Big 12 Championships ... finished fourth at the Notre Dame Invitational, helping the Horned Frogs win the Gold Division team competition ... started off career with 11th place performance at Bear Twilight Invitational ... finished ninth at Ken Garland Invitational.
WAUSAU EAST HIGH SCHOOL
Three year letterwinner in track and field and cross country ... also earned letters in soccer and volleyball ... three-time All-State honoree in cross country ... two-time team MVP ... helped Wausau East earn back-t-back state championships in cross country ... MVP of track team in 2010 and 2011 ... holds school record in 4k and 5k ... earned multiple All-State honors in track and field.
Born April 2, 1994 ... daughter of Clark Eckhoff and Leslie Felch ... has two siblings, Kelley and Ella ... business major.