166 Marshall student-athletes were named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
Thundering Herd Finishes 2012 Season at NCAA Regionals
Caldwell and Leonard Pace Herd
Women's Team Reaches New Heights
Thundering Herd Travels to Southern Miss for Main Event
2012:Number of Meets Participated In/Scheduled: 7/7... Ran a personal best 5k time of 18:39.3 to finish in the upper half at the C-USA Championships and help the Marshall ladies to their best-ever finish at the meet... Finished 17th at the Tommy Evans Invitational with a 5k time of 19:24... Concluded the Charlotte Invitational in 85th out of 233 runners... Helped lead the team to a second place finish at the Evansville Invitational with a 9th place 5k time of 19:12.64... C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll member.
2011:Placed 48th out of 257 runners at the Greater Louisville Classic with a season best 5k time of 19:07.56 that helped guide the Herd to a top-half finish at the meet... Finished the Vanderbilt Classic in 64th out of 194 racers to help the team finish in the top-10... Led Marshall at the Evansville Invitational with a 44th place finishing time of 19:56.67... Finished 54th out of 92 runners at the C-USA Championships with a 5k time of 19:15.6 that was second best on the team... Ended the season with a 122nd place performance (24:47.2) amongst 199 runners at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals 6k meet... C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2010: Placed fourth on the team at the Old Timers Classic and 38th overall with a time of 21:03... Was third on Marshall and 36th overall at the Evansville Invitational at 19:55... Was also third at the C-USA Championship Meet and ran her fastest time of the season at 19:41.
2009: Finished 29th at the EKU Invitational... Placed 24th at the Greensboro Invitational... Was 83rd at the C-USA Championships.
Prior to Marshall: Finished 8th overall at the cross country state meet as a senior... Helped lead her team to the OVAC and regional championship... Was named team MVP as a freshman, junior and senior.
Personal: Daughter of Jim and Sue Mortakis... Has an older sibling, Jamie... Plans to major in physical therapy.