OUTDOOR: Produced another record-breaking season in 2011 ... broke her own school record in the 5,000 meters and finished in eighth place with a 16:51.05 at the Pepsi Florida Relays, which was then eclipsed by Katie Breathitt later in the year ... placed ninth at the SEC Championships in the 5,000 meters (16:52.05) and 10th in the 10,000 meters with a season-best 37:40.13 ... member of the distance medley relay team that set a school record with a 12:01.03 at the Pepsi Florida Relays ... clocked a personal-best 4:40.75 in the 1,500 meters at the Mississippi Open ... won the mile run at the Rhodes Open with a personal-best 5:03.82 ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.
INDOOR: Broke her own school records in a pair of events ... claimed eighth place in the 5,000 meters to score a point for the Rebels at the SEC Championships with a school-record time of 17:08.00 ... broke her school record in the 3,000 meters with a time of 9:41.22 to place sixth at the Texas A&M Challenge ... ran a personal-best 5:01.32 mile to finish third at the Arkansas Invitational and rank second in school history ... won the 5,000 meters at the Arkansas State Invitational with a 17:40.52.
CROSS COUNTRY: Recorded the highest SEC Cross Country Championships finish by a female in school history when she placed 16th to lead Ole Miss a ninth-place showing, its best since 1990 ... ran the 6K SEC race in 21:27.71 ... was Ole Miss' top finisher in all six meets ... clocked a season-best 6K time of 21:00.37 to place 30th at the NCAA South Regional ... claimed the individual title and helped Ole Miss to the team title at the Choctaw Open with her season-best 5K time of 17:41.47 ... finished runner-up individually and helped Ole Miss to a second-place showing at the Arkansas Tech Twilight Run with her 2-mile time of 11:25.44 ... placed 66th at the Greater Louisville Classic with a 5K time of 18:14.53 and finished 22nd at the Crimson Classic with a 5K time of 18:21.20.
OUTDOOR: Turned in the second-fastest 10K time in school history with a 36:58.03 mark and ninth-place finish at the SEC Championships ... competed in the 5000 meters in six meets, with a season best of 17:33.47 to win the Ole Miss Invitational ... finished second in the 5000 meters at the Alabama Relays (17:45.69) and the LSU Alumni Gold meet (17:42.82) ... ran a personal-best time of 4:49.38 in the 1500 meters at the Rhodes Invitational ... SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll.
INDOOR: Competed in the 3000 meters in four meets and the 5000 meters once ... set a school record in the 3000 meters with a time of 9:57.72 at the SEC/Big 12/Conference USA Challenge en route to a fifth-place finish ... set a school record in the 5000 meters with a time of 17:23.02 to finish eighth at the SEC Indoor Championships ... finished second in the 3000 meters with a time of 10:07.45 at the Razorback Invitational ... also finished second in the 3000 meters at the Arkansas Invitational.
CROSS COUNTRY: Turned in a 45th-place finish at the SEC Championships with a time of 23:00.92 ... posted a 66th-place finish at the NCAA South Regional with a 6k time of 22:16.05 ... placed second overall at the Ole Miss/Samford Dual Meet with a 3k time of 10:39.45 ... collected a 24th-place finish at the Greater Louisville Classic with a 5k time of 18:45.37.
OUTDOOR: Set a school record in the 5000 meters with a time of 17:21.07 en route to a second-place finish at the LSU Alumni Gold meet ... named to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll ... finished in fifth place in the 5000 meters with a time of 17:51.38 at the Florida Relays.
INDOOR: Recorded a new school record in the 5000 meters with a time of 17:43.83 en route to a fifth place finish at the Tyson Invitational ... posted a ninth place finish in the 5000 meters with a time of 18:04.59 at the SEC/Big 12 Challenge.
CROSS COUNTRY: Won the individual title in her first collegiate cross country meet with a time of 20:28.50 at the Southern Miss Invitational ... turned in a sixth place showing at the SEC Pre-Meet with a time of 19:34.54 ... recorded a personal best time of 18:25.52 at the Greater Louisville Cross Country Classic ... paced the Rebels at Pre-Nationals with a time of 23:18.00 in the 6k race ... finished in 49th place at the SEC Championships with a time of 22:34.64.
BEFORE OLE MISS: Lettered in both cross country and track and field at Presbyterian Christian School under head coach Chip Grenn ... holds the Mississippi Private School Association record in the 3200 meters ... won the state championship in the 3200 meters six times ... captured the state championship in the 1600 meters five times ... helped her school to the state cross country championship as a senior.
PERSONAL: Born July 10, 1990 ... daughter of Andrew and Laura Waites.
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