Emily Houston
blank Emily Houston
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jensen Beach, Fla.

High School:
Jensen Beach

Height:
5-5

Position:
Distance

2011: Cross Country - - Started her senior campaign by finishing 21st (19:01.14) at the Georgia Invitational.

2011: Indoor & Outdoor - Did not compete for the Lady Bulldogs.

2009: Cross Country - Redshirted after scoring and taking fourth (18:20) for the Lady Bulldogs at the 5K Georgia-Georgia Tech Dual Meet.

2009: Outdoor - Ran an open 3000-meter race, but redshirted the season.

2008: Cross Country: Was the fourth Lady Bulldog to finish the Georgia-Georgia Tech dual meet after crossing the 3200-meter race's finish line in 11:30 for fifth place...Returning from an injury, took 61st (17:59.25) at the 5K Tiger Invitational...Clocked a 22:24.5 at the 6K NCAA Pre-Nationals...Finished 45th (22:28.47) at the 6K SEC Championships...Wrapped up her 2008 campaign by finishing 44th at the NCAA South Regionals.

2008 Outdoor: Took fifth in the 1500-meter run (4:47.03) at the Georgia Invitational...finished in third place at the Bulldog Limited in the mile (5:11.70)...took third in the 3000 with a time of 10:18.80 at the Jim Click Invitational, which was her debut on the track.

2007: Cross Country: Made her collegiate debut at the Bulldog Stampede and scored for the Georgia women after taking 7th (18:16.6)...Earned SEC Cross Country Female Freshman of the Week for her performance...Took 74th at the 6K Bill Dellinger Invitational with a time of 21:44...Clocked a 22:20 at her first NCAA Pre-National meet to finish 148th...Competed in her first SEC Championships and was the fourth Georgia finisher with a time of 21:50.25 (32nd)...Earned All-Region honors during her first trip to the NCAA South Regionals after finishing 21st (21:31.20)...Was the third Lady Bulldog to finish at the NCAA Championships with a time of 21:46.1 for 131st place.

High School: Won the 2006 FHSAA 2-A cross country championship...Earned All-State honors in 2005-06...Also took first at the region, district and conference levels...Named 2006 Runner of the Year (Stuart News) and to the Palm Beach Post first team (cross country)...Elected a team captain from 2004-07 and named team MVP from 2005-07...Qualified for the state track meet in the 4x800-meter relay, the 1600 and the 3200...Registered region, district and conference wins in the 3200...Has personal-best times of 5:05 in the 1600, 10:53 in the 3200, 17:56 in the 5000 and 2:18 in the 800...Also a team captain for Jensen Beach's varsity soccer team...Member of National Honor Society...Principal's Honor Roll (2004-07)...Pathfinder nominee...Majoring in Journalism/Speech Communications.

Personal: Born December 20, 1988...Daughter of Michael and Mary Houston...Majoring in Journalism/Advertising.

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