|HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL)||Jacksonville, Fla. (Providence HS)|
2011 Track and Field: Set personal-best in the mile run (5:17.76s) at the A-Sun Indoor Championships, finishing 15th... Set personal-best in the 3000m run at the Shamrock Invitational with a 10:30.06s; finished 13th... Finished seventh in the 3000m steeplechase at the A-Sun Outdoor Championships with a personal-best 11:50.54s run... Equaled 800m personal-best at the Stan Lyons Invitational, finishing 15th with a 2:18.69s run... Set personal-best in the 5000m run at the Oxy Invitational with an 18:11.47s run.
2010 Track and Field: Set season-best in the mile run at the TSU Invitational, finishing sixth with a 5:27.11s run... Part of distance medley team that finished third at the A-Sun Indoor Championships with a 12:19.25s mark; individually, finished seventh in the 800m run with a 2:20.24s mark... Set personal-best in the 800m at the Vanderbilt Invitational (2:18.69s), where she finished seventh... At the Austin Peay Spring Fling, was runner-up in the 800m (2:23.54s) and was third in the 1500m run (personal-best 4:49.91s)... Finished eighth at the A-Sun Outdoor Championships with a 2:24.53s run in the 800m.
High School: Team captain for soccer (2008-09). …Team captain for cross country (2006). …Lettered four years in soccer, three years in track and two years in cross country. …Member of fourth place 4 x 800-meter relay team at State Championships. …Competed in state cross country meet in 2005 and 2006. …Set a school record of 5:30 in the mile-run in track.
Personal: Parents are Susan and Richard Longden. …Plans to major in Elementary Education/Missions. …Has one brother, Joe. …Also has one sister, Christy. …Her great-great grandfather, Wilbur Longden, was a missionary in China for 44 years (1883-1927). …Her father played golf his freshman year at Florida Southern.