NU places four runners in top five to sit atop team standings
2012: Recorded a career-best 5K time of 18:00 to finish seventh for the 'Cats at the Notre Dame Invitational (Sept. 28) ... Finished second overall and second among all Northwestern runners at the Northern Illinois Open with a time of 18:07.85 ... Fifth among NU runners at the season-opening Huskie Open, crossing in 18:19 ... Also earned a top-15 finish in the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational Open Race with a 6K time of 21:30 ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (3.7 GPA or above) and Academic All-Big Ten.
2011: Broke into Northwestern's top group of performers, placing third and fifth overall, respectively, in the first two meets of the year ... Her season-best 5K time of 18:35 helped NU win the Huskie Open on Sept. 10 ... Significantly lowered her career-best 6K time with a performance of 21:45 at the Big Ten Championships, placing 61st overall ... Also competed at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships, placing sixth among Wildcats ... Academic All-Big Ten and Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (3.7 GPA or higher for previous academic year).
2010: Ran in three meets and posted a season-best 5K time of 19:48 at the Illini Open ... Recorded a 6K time of 23:38 at the Bradley Classic ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2009: Competed in six events ... Led Northwestern in the Illini Open (a split-squad event) with a season-best 5K time of 20:00.00 ... Placed second on the team in the Forester Invite (5K) (9/26).
High School: Four-year letterwinner in both cross country and track, serving as captain for both sports as a senior ... Qualified for state cross country meet all four years, finishing among the top 75 runners each year ... Named All-Area Metro St. Louis by ESPNRise.com ... Team placed 13th in state cross country championships her junior season when Greenwell finished second on her team in 21:07 ... Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born Ashley Michelle Greenwell ... Daughter of Richard and Dawn Greenwell ... Chose Northwestern over Notre Dame, Johns Hopkins, Washington University, Dayton and Purdue ... Majoring in industrial engineering.