DePaul wins women's title and posts highest combined team score
Career Notes: Named to BIG EAST All-Academic Team in 2010, 2011, 2012.
2011-12 (Junior) Indoor: Ran a season-best 200m dash time of 25.36 at the Notre Dame Invitational, which qualified her for the BIG EAST Championships...won the Badger Track Classic wih a time of 25.90...ran a season-best 400m dash time of 56.71, which qualified her for the BIG EAST Championships, where she finished in 17th place...placed fourth at the Blue and Gold Invitational with a 400m dash time of 57.87...ran on the 4x400m relay team that placed 10th at the BIG EAST Championships in 3:48.41...ran on the 4x400m relay team that won the Badger Track Classic in 4:01.80
Outdoor: Won the 200m dash at the DePaul Invitational in 25.80...ran a career-best 200m time of 24.47 at the Oliver Nikoloff...won the 400m dash at the Purdue Open with a time of 57.03...ran a season-best 400m time of 55.64 at the BIG EAST Championships...won the DePaul Invitational with a time of 57.73...placed second at the Oliver Nikoloff and the Chicgoland Championships...finished fifth at both the Tom Botts Invitational and the Cardinal Twilight...in the 4x100m relay, ran on the team that placed eighth at the BIG EAST Championships and fifth at the Tom Botts Invitational...also ran on the team that came to within five one-hundreths of a second of breaking the school record with a time of 47.08.
2010-11 (Sophomore) Indoor: Finished in the top eight on five occasions, including two second place finishes...took second in the 400m dash at both the Blue and Gold Invitational (57.14) and the Notre Dame Invitational (56.34)...placed eighth in the 400m at the BIG EAST Championship with a time of 55.83...in the 200m dash, placed third at the Notre Dame Invite with a time of 25.29 and fourth at the Badger Track Classic with a time of 25.76...in the 4x400m relay, part of a team that finished second at the Blue and Gold Invitational with a time of 3:59.35...also part of a team that collected second at the Purdue Invitational with a time of 3:56.36.
Outdoor: Competed in the 100m dash, 200m dash, 400m dash, and the 4x400m relay...part of a team that took home first in the 4x400m relay at the DePaul Invitational with a time of 4:01.53...that same team took home third at the BIG EAST Championship in the event with a time of 3:44.61...in the 200m dash, placed first at the DePaul Invitational with a time of 25.39...took home first in the 400m dash at the DePaul Invitational after running at a 57.80 mark...placed second at the Stan Lyons Invitational in the 400m after crossing the finish line at 56.25...finished fifth at the Cardinal Invitational in the 400m dash with a time of 55.98 and finished sixth at both the 49er Classic (56.84) and the ISU Duals (56.92)...ran in the 100m at just one meet, the Mike Poehlein Invitational, and placed fifth with a time of 12.60.
2009-10 (Freshman) Indoor: Placed ninth in the 400m at the BIG EAST Championship with a time of 56.36... set the DePaul record in the prelims with a time of 56.19... broke the school 300m record at the Meyo Invitational after clocking a time of 39.59... anchored the recorded-breaking 4x400m relay team that posted a time of 3:49.41 at the BIG EAST Championship... won the 400m at both the Blue and Gold Meet and the Notre Dame Indoor Opener... recorded a season-best 200m time of 25.21.
Outdoor: Set the DePaul 4x400m record at the BIG EAST Championship with a fifth-place time of 3:45.91... broke the sprint medley relay record at the Drake Relays with a time of 3:57.37... placed ninth in the 400m prelims of the BIG EAST Championships with a season-best time of 55.47... tallied additional top-10 400m finishes at the Raleigh Relays, 49er Classic and Dave Rankin Invitational... clocked a season-best 200m time of 24.92 at the Sun Angel Track Classic... won the 4x100m relay at the Dave Rankin Invitational with a time of 47.49... holds the DePaul Relays record in the 4x200m relay.
High School: 2009 IHSA 1A State Champion in both the 100m and 400m dash... anchored the 4x100m relay team at the 2007 USATF National Junior Olympics to help place sixth... four-time IHSA State Meet qualifier... was the runner-up state champion in the 200m in 2009... member of the East Saint Louis Railers Track Club... placed fourth in the 200m at the state meet as a junior... earned four varsity letters in track and two in cross country... member of the National Honor Society and was an Illinois State Scholar.
Personal: Daughter of Dave and Teresa Holden... has two younger siblings, David and Ashley... father played football for USC as an outside lineman... double majoring in history and American studies.