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 Cate Westenhover
Cate Westenhover
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Austin, Texas

High School:
home-schooled

Height:
5-7

Position:
Distance

07/26/2012

Track Academics Honored by USTFCCCA

Baylor's men and women, along with 13 individuals earned all-academic honors

05/26/2012

Track Pushes Total to 11 Qualifiers at NCAA West

Baylor qualified five more on Saturday at the preliminary rounds

05/20/2012

Track Earns 29 Entries into NCAA West Preliminary

Baylor will be represented with 15 women's entries and 14 men's entries in Austin, Texas

05/13/2012

61 Student-Athletes Graduate in Spring Ceremonies

1,253 student-athletes have earned bachelor's degree since joining Big 12 Conference.

05/13/2012

TF: Women 4th, Men 6th at Big 12 Meet

Three school records fell and BU earned 39 all-conference honors on the weekend

• 2012 All-Big 12 Outdoors (5,000 Meters)
• 2012 All-Big 12 Indoors (Mile)
• 2012 USTFCCCA All Academic
• 2012 Dr. Gerald Lage Award Recipient
• 2012 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (track)
• 2011 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (cross country)
• 2010 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (cross country)
• 2010 All-Big 12 Indoors (Distance Medley Relay)
• 2010 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (track)
• 2010 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
• 2009 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (cross country)
• 2009 All-Big 12 Indoors (Mile)
• Seven-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection

2012 Track: Took part in four indoor meets...Carded season-best time in mile of 4:45.65 to place third at Big 12 Championships to pick up All-Big 12 honors...Took part in four outdoor meets...Won 1,500-meters event at Michael Johnson Classic in 4:24.75...Tallied another All-Big 12 honor with sixth-place finish in 5,000-meters in time of 16:44.38...Earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team honors...Received the Dr. Gerald Lage Award...Named USTFCCCA All-Academic...Recognized on spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Baylor's Dean's List

2011 Cross Country: Competed in five meets, finishing in team's top five each time...Helped lead team to Bear Twilight Invitational title with individual victory, covering four kilometers in 14:06.3...Led Baylor with 20th-place finish at Toledo Inter-Regional Bubble Buster with four-kilometer time of 13:56.8...Placed 59th at Big 12 Championships with six-kilometer season-best of 21:34.3...Finished 38th at NCAA South Central Regional with six-kilometer time of 22:39.2...Earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team honors...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Baylor Dean's List.

2011 Track: Did not compete due to injury...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Baylor Dean's List.

2010 Cross Country: Competed in six meets during season, including the NCAA Championship as individual...Placed 169th at NCAA Championships with six-kilometer time of 21:55.5...Ran season-best six-kilometer time of 20:29.2 to place fourth at NCAA South Central Regional and earn national berth...Won Bear Twilight Invitational with four-kilometer time of 15:08.4, leading Baylor to team title...Finished 20th at prestigious Roy Griak Invitational with time of 21:43.3...Earned Academic All-Big 12 first team honors...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Baylor Dean's List.

2010 Track: Earned all-Big 12 honors indoors in distance medley relay, helping Baylor to third-place in provisional-qualifying time of 11:23.90...Won 1,500 meters at Texas Invite with time of 4:32.94...Narrowly missed all-conference honors outdoors, finishing ninth in 1,500 meters with season-best time of 4:29.08...Finished 19th at NCAA West Preliminary Rounds in 5,000 meters with time of 17:04.65...Finished second at Texas A&M Invitational in 1,000 meters with time of 2:51.17...Earned Academic All-Big 12 first team honors...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Baylor Dean's List.

2009 Cross Country: Competed in team-high seven events during season with three top-10 finishes...Earned all-region honors with 10th-place finish at NCAA South Central Regional in time of 21:22.8...Placed 49th at Big 12 Championships with time of 23:09.76...Had season-best finish of fifth as top BU finisher at Ken Garland Invitational with time of 18:28.0...Placed sixth at Bear Twilight Invitational with time of 14:27.3... Earned Academic All-Big 12 first team honors... Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Baylor Dean's List...Achieved team's highest GPA.

2009 Track: Finished second in 3,000 meters with time of 10:01.81 at Dr Pepper Invitational...Took fifth in 1,500 meters at Texas Relays with season-best time of 4:32.29...Finished second in 1,500 meters at Michael Johnson Classic and Dr Pepper Invitational...Took 13th overall in 800 meters in 2:19.40 at Texas Invitational...Anchored Baylor to relay wins in distance medley relay and 4x800-meter relay at LSU Relays...During indoor season, earned all-conference honors in mile with time of 4:52.40 to finish seventh...Tallied NCAA provisional qualifying time of 4:46.66 in mile to finish third overall at Texas A&M Invitational...Won New Balance Collegiate Invitational 1,000 meters with season-best time of 2:52.02...Ran third leg on Baylor's winning 4x800-meter relay at New Balance Collegiate Invitational.

2008 Cross Country: Competed in four events for Baylor, including sixth place finish in junior varsity race at Paul Short Invitational with time of 21:51...Finished 18th overall at Texas A&M Invitational...Placed 52nd overall to score points at Chile Pepper Festival, and took 54th at Big 12 Championships with time of 22:49.35.

High School: Four-year competitor in cross country and one-year competitor in track as home-schooled student for coaches Chris Schrader and Kyle Miller...As senior, finished third at Congress Avenue Mile and placed second in the 1,600 meters at Texas Relays...Placed 27th overall at Footlocker South cross country meet as senior...Finished as No. 7 runner from Texas...Held second-fastest time in Texas in 1,600 meters in 2008...Ranked 14th in nation in 1,600 meters as senior...Ranked No. 2 distance recruit in Texas by TXRunning.com...Finished high school with 4.0 grade-point-average and was selected as National Merit Finalist...Holds personal bests of 2:21 in 800 meters, 4:50 in 1,600 meters and 10:55 in 3,200 meters...Cross country bests of 11:18 in two-mile and 18:13 over five-kilometer course.

Personal: Full name is Catherine Jane Westenhover...Born Dec. 14, 1989, in Abilene, Texas...Daughter of Mark and Kelley Westenhover...Has one sister, Elizabeth, and two brothers, John and Sam ...Majoring in journalism.

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