Bears advance three relays to Saturday finals.
2006 All-Big 12 Outdoors (1,500 Meters)
School Record Holder (Distance Medley Relay - Indoors and Outdoors)
2006: Has used all indoor eligibility, but has one outdoor season remaining...Earned all-conference honors by finishing eighth in the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:33.91 at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships...Finished 11th at the NCAA Midwest Regional...Clocked a season-best 4:24.44 in the 1,500 meters at the Stanford Invitational...Ran a season-best 2:13.07 in the 800 meters...Ran the third leg on the Bears' school record setting distance medley relay, which clocked 11:15.32 at Drake Relays...During the indoor season, earned All-America honors as the third leg of the Bears' distance medley relay, which finished fifth at the NCAA Championships...Ran the third leg on the distance medley relay which set the school record of 11:07.72 at the Armory Invitational...Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Cross Country: Competed for the Bears in all seven meets as a senior...Was the Bears' sixth finisher, 207th overall, at the 2006 NCAA Championships...Finished 30th overall at the 2006 NCAA South Central Regional...Finished 53rd at the 2006 Big 12 Championships.
Prior to Baylor (McNeese State): Redshirted season the 2005 outdoor season...Had a hand in all 24 points scored by the Cowgirls at the 2005 Southland Conference Indoor Championships, capturing conference titles in the 800 meters and the mile and running the anchor leg on the fifth place 4x400 meter relay team...At the 2004 SLC outdoor, she won the 800 meter run and finished second in the 1,500 meters...As a freshman at the 2003 outdoor meet, was the team's leading scorer finishing second in the 1,500 meters, 10th in the 800 meters and ran a leg on the ninth-place 4x400 relay team...Named the women's 2003 and 2004 team MVP ...Holds school record of 2:08.80 in the 800 meters...Has a career-best of 4:30.75 in the 1,500 meters and 11:10.26 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase...Nominated for the SLC academic athlete of the year for indoor track...Honor roll student.
Personal: Full name is Ruth Stephanie Waller...Born March 6, 1984, in Manchester, England...Health and human performance major.