Photos from the 2011 Mountain West Conference Track and Field Championships
2012-13 Indoor: Competed at the MW Championships in the mile run and distance medley ... finished 13th in the mile in 5:16.80 at the league meet and helped the DMR to sixth place in 12:15.90 ... earned second place in the mile in 5:15.27 at the Holiday Inn Invite ... achieved ninth in 5:13.70 in the mile at the Air Force Invite ... placed eighth in the mile in 5:11.25 at the Husker Invite ... came in first place in 5:11.21 in the mile at the AF Team Challenge. Outdoor: Competed in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the MW Championships but did not finish ... placed third in the 3,000-meter steeple at the Jack Christiansen Invite in 11:23.59, which is UW's fifth best all-time mark for the event ... finished ninth in the 3,000-meter run in 10:36.33 at the Nebraska Quad ... came in second place in the 3,000-meter steeple in 12:02.36 at the Fum McGraw Quad ... achieved third in the 1,500-meter in 5:01.14 at the Tom Benich Invite ... named Academic All-MW and a MW Scholar Athlete.
Enjoyed a strong indoor season by placing 12th at the MW Championships in the mile run and helping the distance medley to sixth place ... her best mile run came at the AF Team Challenge where she achieved a 5:05.78 ... the outdoor season was highlighted by a 12th-place finish at the MW Championships in the 1,500-meter run ... her best 1,500-meter came at the Snowball Meet where she earned a 4:40.67 for second place.
Improved steadily as the year progressed and soon became a dependable mid-distance contributor for the Cowgirls ... her best finish of the season came at the Fum McGraw Invite where she placed second in the 800-meter ... also finished ninth in the 1,500-meter at the MW Outdoor Championships ... earned Academic All-Conference and Scholar-Athlete honors.
Was the Arizona 1A state champion in the 800-, 1,600-, and 3,200-meter races ... was the runner-up in the state 1A/2A Cross Country Championships ... a team captain multiple times, in addition to earning numerous academic honors that included National Honor Society participation and Student Council.
Born in Laramie, Wyo. ... has two brothers, Chris and Brian ... majoring in psychology.
Klimowski's Bests: Indoor
600yd run - 1:32.14 (2012)
800m run - 2:27.09 (2011)
1200m run - 3:58.06 (2011)
Mile run - 5:05.78 (2012)
800m run - 2:20.41 (2011)
1500m run - 4:37.52 (2011)(No. 10 UW all-time mark)
3000m run - 10:26.41 (2012)
3000m steeple - 11:23.59 (2013)(No. 5 UW all-time mark)