Led the Cougars in the Baylor Twilight Invitational season opener placing 26th with a time of 15:07.3 in the 4K...second in for the Cougar women at the Lori Fitzgerald Invitational placing 22nd (21:11.4)...took the lead for the women a second time this season placing 29th overall with a 19:15 5K...had a career best 18:28 5K at the TAMCC Islander Classic placing 14th overall, leading the Cougars to the finish line...finished the season in the Chili Pepper Festival running a 23:58.6 and placing 141st overall.
Was seventh at the Hawai'i Big Wave Classic with a time of 15:55...led the way for the Cougars at the Texas Invitational with a fifth place finish of 19:10...had a 43rd place finish at the OSU Cowoby Jamboree with a time of 19:31...recorded a 31st place finish at the Conference USA Championships.
Competed with Kelcee Keenan at the Texas A&M Relays and finished sixth... Was 22nd at the Texas A&M Invitational with a time of 18:52.00... Recorded a 15th place finish at the Hawaii Big Wave Classic... A Top-10 finisher at the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Invitational... Finished in 10th place at the Conference USA Cross Country Championships... Was 90th at the NCAA South Central Regional Championships.
Competed in seven events...Best finish came at Rice Relays when she combined with Shawna Florida for sixth place...Also finished ninth at the Rice Invitational and 15th at the Hawaii Big Wave Classic.
First team all-state and all-conference in cross country...Named an all-star, team MVP and received team's 110-percent award...Also selected the most valuable distance runner award in track...Earned first team all-conference honors in track...Named a Principal's Honor Roll all four years...Academic excellence award, member of the key club, Mu Alpha Theta, and French Club.
Born on February 14, 1987, in Casablanca, Morocco...Daughter of Nouria Bennouna and Mohamed Hallal..Major is undecided...Chose Houston over USF, University of Jacksonville, UAB, and Eastern Tennessee State...Hobbies include dancing, running and hanging out.