Assistant coach Leah Bohr and junior Paige Skorseth talk about the races at the National Catholic Championships and major takeaways from their time in South Bend.
2016 (Senior) Competed in all seven meets… Took seventh at the UIC Opener (9/3) at 15:25.1… Was the first DePaul finisher at the ISU Country Financial Invitational (9/9) in 43rd at 19:05.06… Placed 50th at the National Catholic Championships (9/16) with a time of 19:07.0… Finished 48th at the BIG EAST Championship (10/28) with a mark of 23:30.
2015 (Junior) Competed in all seven meets for DePaul… Opened the season with a 23rd place finish at the Badger Season Opener (9/4) with a time of 16:09.9…. Was the first DePaul finisher at the ISU Country Financial Invitational (9/11) with a time of 18:26.2 and an overall finish of 20th… Placed 30th at the National Catholic Championships (9/18) after a performance of 18:35.8… Ran a 22:28.4 at the John Flamer Invitational (10/3) and boasted a fifth place finish… Competed in the NCAA D-1 Midwest Regionals (11/13) and finished the 6k with a mark of 23:07.9.
2014 (Sophomore) Took part in all seven races for the Blue Demons ... finished as the top Blue Demon runner in five of the seven races ... opened the season with a 43rd-place finish in the Badger Opener (Sept. 5) at 15:21 ... led DePaul to a third-place team finish in the John Flamer Invitational (Oct. 4) by taking seventh at 23:02.81 ... took the top DePaul spot at the BIG EAST Championship (Oct. 31) with a time of 23:09.8.
2013 (Freshman) Ran in all six races for the Blue Demons as a freshman ... placed third on the team at the Lucian Rosa Invitational, finishing the meet with a time of 19:38.6 ...selected to the BIG EAST All-Academic team.
High School Four-year letterwinner in cross country and track & field at River Fall High School ... also lettered three years in gymnastics ... second team All-State selection (2009) and Honorable Mention All-State pick (2010, 2011) in cross country ... three-time first team All-State gymnast (2010, 2011, 2012) ... 2009 conference champion in cross country; finished in third place and second place in 2010 and 2011, respectively ... was the 2010 sectional champion ... finished second in the 2013 3200-meter sectional race and 13th overall at the Wisconsin State Track Meet in the same competition ... personal records include a time of 14:50 in the 4000m, 18:42 in the 5000m, 5:14 in the 1600m and 11:07 in the 3200m ... was the WIAA Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2013 ... was an Academic All-State pick all four years of high school ... Wendy's High School Heisman Finalist in 2013 ... cross country team captain (2011, 2012) and track & field captain (2012, 2013) ... holds River Falls High School records in both the 1600m and 3200m indoor and outdoor races.
Personal Born Aug. 7, 1995 ... daughter of Peter and Lisa Skorseth ... Health Sciences/Podiatry major with a Spanish minor.