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    Carla Wirtschafter
    Carla Wirtschafter

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Beverly Hills, Calif.

    High School:
    Beverly Hills

    Height:
    5-2



    2009: Participated in one race ... Posted a time of 17:07.73 in the DePaul Early Bird Invite (4K) (9/4) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2008: Did not compete in any races

    2007: Ran in five of the 'Cats races on the year ... Finished the two-mile UIC Home Open in 13:54 in the first event of the year ... Ran a personal best 20:58, finishing 28th place at the Forester Invitational ... At the Illinois Intercollegiates, ran the 5k course in 21:12 ... Turned in a 22:02 in the last 5k event of the year at the Open Division of the adidas Invitational ... Finished the Bradley Classic in 26:07 in only 6k race of the season ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2006: Ran in two races for the 'Cats during her freshman season ... Turned in 89th place finish at 5K Midwest Collegiate with time of 22:41 ... Finished 14th at 5K Forester Invitational with time of 21:42.

    High School: Three-year letterwinner and captain on cross country team ... Two-time cross country team MVP ... Helped lead Beverly Hills to 2006 Ocean League Championship ... Ocean League champion in the one and two-mile ... Four-year letterwinner and two-year MVP on track and field team ... Third on the Dynamite Dozen (list of top 12 times in the history of the school on the home course at Rancho Park) ... Member of California Scholastic Federation ... Received National Mreit Competition Letter of Commendation ... Recipient of Beverly Hills High School "Scholar Athlete" and Faculty Cup and Corwin Family Scholarship.

    Personal: Born Carla Marie Wirtschafter ... Daughter of Gary and Elise Wirtschafter ... Majoring in history with a minor in spanish.