Hometown: Land O' Lakes, Fla.
Previous School: Land O' Lakes HS
Major: Environmental Science
2012-13 NCAA DII All-South Region Team – Details
2012-13 All-Gulf South Conference First Team - Details
2012-13 Gulf South Conference All-Academic First Team - Details
2012-13 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team - Details
2011-12 All-South Region Second Team - Details
2011-12 All-Gulf South Conference Second Team - Details
2011-12 Gulf South Conference All-Academic Second Team - Details
2011-12 Gulf South Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll - Details
2010-11 Gulf South Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll - Details
2012-2013: Finished 189th overall (23:14.2) on a 6,000-meter course at the NCAA DII Championships … Received All-South Region honors for the second time in her career for finishing 22nd overall (23:42.65) on a 6,000-meter course at the NCAA DII South Regional Championships … Earned her second career All-GSC honors by finishing fifth overall (20:19.10) on a 6,000-meter course at the Gulf South Conference Championships … Placed 11th overall (19:17.17) on a 5,000-meter course at the Choctaw Open … Finished 12th overall (19:33.60) on a 5,000-meter course at the Gulf Coast Stampede … Placed 68th overall (19:52.60) on a 5,000-meter course at the USF Golden Gate Invite … Finished 23rd overall (23:52.41) on a 6,000-meter course at the Azalea City Classic … Placed 47th overall (24:01.40) on a 6,000-meter course at the Florida State Invitational.
2011-2012: Competed in all nine events in a breakout sophomore season … Earned All-South Region Second-Team honors ... Earned All-GSC Second-Team honors … Selected to the GSC Fall All-Academic Team, recording a 3.52 GPA ... Started the year with two straight top-10 finishes … Finished the year with five top-20 finishes … Ran the seventh-best 6k time in school history at the NCAA Regional (23:40), helping lead UWF to the NCAA Championships for the first time … Had best 5k time of the year at the Gulf Coast Stampede (19:03) and was teams' best 5k time all season.
2009-2010: Received All-Academic Status for the 2010 cross country season from the USTFCCCA ... Named to the 2010 GSC Fall Academic Honor Roll ... Ran in every meet during her freshman season ... Finished second on the team and seventh overall with a time of 20:06.80 at the Azalea City Classic (9/18) ... Her only other top 10 finish came at the MC / Watson Ford Invitational (10/8) where she finished ninth overall with a time of 25:14.62 in the 6k.
High School: Posted a career best of 19:30 at the Zak Lukas Invitational … Completed the Pre-State meet in 19:54 … Raced to a 20:31 finish at the state meet her senior year … Has a personal best of 12:07 for the 3200 meters and 5:32 for the 1600 meters … Participated in high school cross country for three years, earning team MVP twice and serving as team captain her senior year ... Part of the school record 4x800 team ... Also participated in soccer.
Personal: Daughter of Ralf and Michelle Porsch ... Has a twin brother, Erich, who is currently attending PHCC.