Wildcats establish single-sport season high for the honor for the fifth-straight year
2013: Competed in four events ... Posted a season-low 5K time of 20:02 at the Illini Open, placing eighth for the Wildcats and 92nd overall (Oct. 25) ... Academic All-Big Ten and a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar honoree.
2012: Ran in five total events ... Led off the year with her season-best 5K time of 18:26 at the Huskie Open ... Ran in a pair of 6K events, the Spartan Invite (24:28) and the Bradley Classic (24:17) ... Ended the year at the Northern Illinois Invite with a 5K time of 19:21 ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2011: Participated in five meets as a sophomore ... Posted a season-best 5K time of 19:16 at the Forester Invitational, where she was fourth among NU finishers ... Recorded a time of 20:08 and placed 21st at the 5K Illini Open ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2010: Ran in four meets as a freshman, recording a season-best 5K time of 19:28 at the Illini Open ... Competed in one 6K race, crossing in 23:11 and finishing 10th among Wildcats at the Bradley Classic.
High School: Three-time qualifier for California state cross country meet ... Named Delta Valley all-conference performer ... Team captain ... Winner of Coach's Award in cross country (2008) and track (2010) ... Cross country team won state section in 2007 and 2008 and won three consecutive conference championships ... Member of California Scholarship Federation.
Personal: Born Charlotte Mary ter Haar ... Daughter of Ann and Wiete ter Haar ... Grandfather was a member of the track team at Northwestern ... Chose Northwestern over Duke, UC Berkeley, UCLA and UC San Diego ... Majoring in biomedical engineering.