All notch new personal bests, with Frano and White nearly winning their respective events
Team set 16 personal records last week at South Alabama Invitational
All set personal bests during their performances
Squad looks to gain steam in a meet close to home before heading to the C-USA Championships
Student-athletes maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or better
|Sonneborn's Career Best Performances|
|One Mile||5:11.64 (2/24/13)|
|800 Meter||2:23.73 (4/13/13)|
|1,500 Meter||4:51.86 (4/19/13)|
|3,000 Meter||10:36.67 (3/9/13)|
|3,000 Meter Steeplechase||11:17.33 (4/27/13)|
Cross Country: Competed in all five regular season meets as well as the NCAA South Central Regional...notched a 5K personal best at the Conference USA Championships by running 19:17.40 (10/27/12)...also posted a 6K personal best during the NCAA South Central Regional by finishing in 23:25.38 (11/10/12)...earned a top ten finish at the Screamin' Eagle Festival for finishing in 20:12.52 (10th place, 9/22/12)...finished in 24th place during the Azalea City Classic with a time of 24:01.09 (9/15/12)...ran the Crimson Classic 5K in 19:44.71 (10/13/12)
Indoor Track and Field: Posted results in two regular season meets, as well as the Conference USA Championships...competed solely in the one mile run...poster her career best time of 5:11.64 at the Conference USA Championships (2/24/13)...ran the one mile in 5:19.60 at the LSU Twilight (2/15/13)...also ran the mile during the UAB Blazer Indoor (1/11/13), notching a time of 5:33.11.
Outdoor Track and Field:A First Team All-Louisiana team member in the steeplechase...posted results in six regular season meets, as well as the Conference USA Championships...competed in the 800 meter run, the 1,500 meter run, the 3,000 meter run, the 2,000 meter steeplechase and the 3,000 meter steeplechase...was the top runner for Tulane in the 1,500 meter, 3,000 meter, 2,000 meter steeplechase and 3,000 meter steeplechase on the year...notched a 4:51.86 finish in the 1,500 meter at the SLU Lion Invitational (4/19) for a new career high...posted a 10:36.67 in the 3,000 meter dash for a personal best at the Bob Hayes Cowboy Relays (3/9)...recorded the team's lone 2,000 meter steeplechase time on the season, finishing the event in 9:28.04 at the Tulane Team Challenge (3/2)...11:17.33 finish in the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the Samford Invitational (4/27) is good for second in school history...also notched a personal best in the 800 meter dash at the South Alabama Invitational (4/13), recording a time of 2:23.73. Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll honors.
About Mikayla Sonneborn
Prep: Lettered all four years in track and field under Frank Hunter at West Greene Senior High School...ran two seasons as an independent athlete in cross country under Rick Sonneborn...selected as team captain during her junior and senior seasons...named team MVP as a sophomore, junior, and senior ...holds school records in 800m, 1600m, 3200m, 4x400m, 4x800m and 5000m...qualified for the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League championships five times in track and field...qualified for the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Cross Country Championships as a senior.
Personal: Born Mikayla Loreen Sonneborn on March 25, 1994...the daughter of Richard and Marcia Sonneborn...great uncle Dr. James Fischer is Professor Emeritus in Tulane's Department of Pharmacology.