Competed in seven events...best finish came at Rice Relays when she combined with Oumama Hallal for sixth place...also finished eight at the Rice Invitational, 10th at the Hawaii Big Wave Classic and 49th at the C-USA Championships.
Was Houston's top runner at the NCAA South Central Regional Championships...best finish came at the Rice Invitational with sixth place performance.
Competed in seven meets...best finish 18th place at the Sam Houston State Invitational.
Regional and state qualifier in each of the last three years...was named Klein's top senior runner in 2002 after earning team MVP honors and the Bearkat Award in 2001...was a 1999 All-State selection in Indiana...helped Klein's cross country team finish fourth at the state championships and third at regional championships after winning District 16-5A...competed in the 3,200 meters and finished sixth at the Region II-5A Championships with a time of 11:29.40...advanced to the regional championships after finishing second at the Woodlands Regional Qualifier meet with a time of 11:42.5....was the runner-up at the District 15-5A Championships with a time of 11:29.70...finished third in the 1600 meters with a time of 5:15.32.
Born June 19, 1984, in Anchorage, Alaska...major is fine arts...daughter of Mark and Esilla Florida of Spring, Texas...her father competed in cross country and track at the Colorado School of Mines...sister, Dena, is a distance runner at Indiana...chose to attend Houston after being recruited by Texas A&M, Sam Houston State and Stephen F. Austin.