2009 Cross Country: Ran in six events for the Cards... Best finish was seventh at the Mid-America Open (15:50.11)... Finished 16th at the UW-Parkside Midwest Open...Finished 67th at the BIG EAST Championships as the Cards' fifth runner...Came in 75th at the Greater Louisville Classic (18:48.92)... Finished 164th at NCAA Southeast Regionals... Placed 221st at Pre-Nationals.
2008-09: Competed in one indoor and one outdoor event...Had a first place finish in the 3,000m Steeplechase at the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invite...Added a second place finish at the Cardinal Twilight and Mike Poehlein Invite in the 3,000m Steeplechase...BIG EAST Championship Qualifier.
2008 Cross Country: Ran in all five events for the Cards ... Best finish was ninth at the Winthrop Invite ... Finished 56th at the BIG EAST Championship
2007-08: Competed in two outdoor and one indoor event for the Cardinals ... Finished second at the Austin Peay Spring Fling in the 1500m ... Finished fifth twice during the indoor season in the 3000m.
2007 Cross Country: Ran in all six events for the Cards ... Best finish was third at the Mid-America Opener ... Finished 65th at the BIG EAST Championships ... Was the Cards' fourth runner and 90th overall at the NCAA Southeast Regional.
2006-07: Competed in two outdoor and three indoor events ... Best finish was ninth in the 5000m at the Stan Lyons Invite ... Placed seventh at the Rod McCravy Memorial in the 3000m.
2006 Cross Country: Ran in six races for the Cards ... Finished second on the team in four of those races ... Best finish was 21st at the UT Invitational ... Ran in the BIG EAST Championships and the NCAA Regional.
High School: Four-year letter winner at Silver Creek High School in track, cross country and basketball ... Four-time sectional and regional champion ... Three-time conference and semi-state champion in cross country ... Named All-State track in the 1600m, 11:14 in the 3200m and 18:38 in the 5000m ... Other events were the 400 meters, the 800m, the 4x400m relay and the 4x800m relay.
Personal: Born November 3, 1987 ... Daughter of Denise and Tom Bessler and Kevin and Janet Page ... Has four siblings: Bart, Jessica, Jake, and Ryan ... Majoring in Exercise Science.