Nevada 2013: Talented newcomer. Could be the surprise of the team.
High School: Attended Damonte Ranch High School in Reno, Nev. ... Earned four varsity letters for cross country as well as track and field ... Named to the Northern Nevada All-Region cross country team four years in a row (2009-2012) and the Nevada All-State cross country team twice ... Received Nevada All-State honors in track and field for the 1600 meter run (2011, 2013) 4x800 meter relay (2012, 2013) ... Won State in the 4x800 meter relay (2010, 2011) 3200 meter run (2011) ... top times include 3200 meter run (11:15/2011) 1600 meter run (5:17/2013) 800 meter dash (2:19/2013) and 5000 meter run (19:30).
Personal: Chose Nevada for the academic opportunities as well as the team and coaching staff ... Wanted to stay close to home ... Was also recruited by The University of California, San Diego ... Plans on studying biology ... Was part of the National Honor Society and Women's Athletic Club in high school ... Received academic honors for every semester ... Enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, snow shoeing and boating ... likes to read in her spare time ... Favorite sports memory was winning state in the 3200 meter run as an underdog ... Biggest sports hero is Steve Prefontaine ... Daughter of Randy and Kathy Wood ... Has two younger siblings Amanda and Matthew.