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Renae Van Whye

Renae  Van Whye


Collierville, Tenn.

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2007: Won the 3,000 meters at the Dr Pepper Invitational with a time of 10:09.30...Took third in the 5,000 meters at the Stanford Invitational with a season-best time of 16:57.91...Placed 13th overall with a time of 18:13.13 in the 5,000 meters at the Big 12 Championships...During Indoors, ran a season-best time of 9:52.50 in the 3,000 meters at the Big 12 Championships to finish in 10th place...Won the Arkansas Invitational 3,000 meters with a time of 10:10.53...Also took 10th in the 5,000 meters at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 17.12.82...Placed ninth in the 5,000 meters with a time of 17:53.09 in Seattle, Wash.

Cross Country: Competed in four meets for the Bears as a freshman...Finished 36rd at the 2006 Big 12 Championships with a time of 22:35.24...Clocked a season-best 22:17 to finish 82nd at the Chile Pepper Festival.

High School: Was a two-year letterwinner in both track and field and cross country at Collierville High School in Collierville, Tenn., for coach Robbie Simmons, who was on the track and field team at Baylor and graduated in 1985...As a senior, was the runner-up at the state cross country meet...Holds the school cross country record, as well as the 1,600- and 3,200-meter records...As a junior, captured the state 3,200-meter title...Broke the state 3,200-meter mark on three occasions, lowering the record to 10:33...Has a personal best of 4:52 in the 1,600...Graduated 11th in her class...Was a member of Teenage Republicans.

Personal: Full name is Renae Deneb Van Whye...Born May 27, 1988, in Waukeshaw, Wis...Daughter of Galen and Kathy Van Whye...Mathematics major.

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