Notre Dame's Loftus Sports Center hosts the 23rd Annual Meyo Invitational
AS A JUNIOR: Competed in 11 meets for the Irish ... won an individual championship at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships in the 60m hurdles (8.36), earning all-BIG EAST accolades ... assisted in two third-place finishes in the 4x100m relay ... named runner up in the 60m hurdles (8.43) at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational ... placed second in the 60m hurdles at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open (8.60) and the Notre Dame Blue & Gold Invitational (8.54) ... picked up third place finishes in the 4x100m relay at the Stanford Invitational (45.78) and at the Victor Lopez Classic (45.75) ... was a 2011-12 Rosenthal Leadership Academy participant ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in 11 meets during the track and field season ... specializes in the hurdle and relay events ... saw action in the NCAA East Regionals in the 100m hurdles ... placed fourth in the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in 13.90 ... placed third at the outdoor Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational in 13.77 ... also ran opening leg of 4x100m relay that placed third at meet ... won the 100m hurdles at the Texas Roadhouse Border Battle in 13.89 ... also won the 100m hurdles at the Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational in 14.36 ... scored points for the Irish in the 60m hurdles (8.69) at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... won the 60m hurdles at the indoor Blue & Gold in 8.63 ... also finished fourth in the 60m dash (7.96) and helped the 4x400m relay team to a first-place finish (3:53.88) ... earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Made huge impact in first season with the Irish as a sprinter ... opened up with two event wins at the Blue and Gold Invitational, crossing first in the 60 (7.88) and 4x400 relay (3:56.39) ... also finished second in the 60 hurdles in 8.57 ... finished eighth in the 200 (26.10), first in the 60 hurdles (8.59) and second as the anchor of the 4x400 relay (3:53.19) at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener ... fourth in the 60 in 7.94 at the Notre Dame Invite, while also securing victory in the 60 hurdles with 8.56 ... at the Indiana Relays, was victorious in the 60 hurdles final (8.49) after finishing first (8.59) in the prelims and second (8.57) in the semifinals ... placed second in the 60 hurdles at the Meyo Invitational, crossing at 8.41 ... finished 23rd in the 200 at the Arizona State Invite with a mark of 25.53 and also earned a sixth-place finish in the 100 hurdles in 14.20 ... placed ninth in the 100 (12.36), 12th in the 200 (25.54) and second in the 100 (13.97) at the Mike Poehlein Invitational ... crossed in seventh in the 200 in 25.84 and was victorious in the 100 in 13.67 at the Border Battle ... placed third at the Mount SAC Relays in the 100 hurdles in 13.55 ... at the VS Athletics Beach Invitational, finished 12th in the 100 hurdles with a 14.42 ... finished fourth in the 100 hurdles at the 2010 BIG EAST Outdoor Championships (14.04) after qualifying second with a 13.79 ... placed fifth at the Cardinal Classic in the 100 hurdles, stopping the clock at 13.99 ... wrapped up season at the NCAA Regionals, finishing 32nd in the 100 hurdles in 13.76.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Six-time letter winner in track and field and dance ... set a South Dakota state record in the 100 hurdles (13.89) ... three-time state champion in the 100 hurdles and the 300 hurdles at Lincoln (S.D.), while losing only two races during her final two years of high school ... named the South Dakota State Championships' meet Female Athlete of 2009 ... 2009 All-American placing ninth in the 100 hurdles at the USATF Nationals ... placed ninth in the 100 hurdles at the USATF Nationals in 2008 before placing fifth in the same event at the Nike Indoor Nationals in 2009 ... born in Sioux Falls, S.D. ... daughter of Natalie and Tim Sorenson ... has two older sisters ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters and is majoring in English.