Goertzen will be the first Horned Frog to represent TCU at nationals since Agnes Kemboi earned a trip in 2012.
The men's squad earned a conference-best six honorees.
The women's team finished eighth, while the men's squad placed 10th on Saturday.
Brenley Goertzen took home ninth place at the 2016 Pre-National Invitational on Saturday.
This marks the best position for the Horned Frogs since they were ranked No. 8 during the 2010 season.
Brenley Goertzen placed third overall at the 2016 Big 12 Cross Country Championship in Lubbock, Texas.
2016 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
2015 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
Competed in all seven meets for TCU during her sophomore campaign ... opened the season with a 17th-place time of 14:40.7 at the Bear Twilight 4K race ... recorded a season-best 5K time in her next outing, clocking in at 19:05.43 at the Ken Garland Invitational ... posted a time of 22:22.4 at the Texas A&M Invitational 6K event ... earned an 18th-place time of 19:36.0 at the Longhorn Invitational in the 5K event ... at the Pre-National Invitational, recorded her season-best 6K time, clocking in at 22:14.3 ... competed at the NCAA Regional meet, posting a time of 22:40.2 in the 6K event.
Competed in all five events this season for the Horned Frogs ... at the Bear Twilight Invitational, she posted a time of 15:13.6 in the 4K run ... improved two weeks later at the UT-Arlington Season Opener with a 17th place finish and a time of 18:59.3 in the 5K event ... finished with a mark of 19:28.4 in the 5K at the Ken Garland Invitational ... her best time in the 5K this season came at the Chile Pepper Festival when she posted a mark of 18:29.8 ... at the Big 12 Championship, she tallied a 24:05.2 in the 6K race.
4x800-Meter State Champion
Cross Country All-State Second Team
Arizona Interscholastic Association Scholar Athlete of the Year Finalist
Born on June 6 ... Parents are Brian and Elaine Hicks ... Sister to Kristen and Brendan ... Majoring in Movement Science with an emphasis on Pre-Med and minoring in Spanish ... Hobbies include walking dogs at the human society.
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