Cowgirls and Seven Individuals Recognized by Coaching Organization
Becomes First UW Student-Athlete to Qualify in Track Event
Eight Cowboys and Cowgirls to Compete on Friday
School-Record 15 Cowboys and Cowgirls Set to Compete
Number Ties a Program Record Set Last Season
2014 Cowpoke Open
2014-15: Claimed one All-MW honor and ran four all-time top 10 marks in Wyoming history during the season...indoors ran the second-fastest 3,000 meters in Cowgirl history in 9:39.39 to place sixth at the MW Championships...also ran the third-fastest 5,000 meters in 16:48.99 to finish fifth at the conference meet...posted the third-fastest mile in school history in 4:57.07 at the Air Force Invite on Jan. 24...outdoors broke her own school record in the steeplechase in 10:18.51 at the Cowpoke Open on May 1...her flat time of 10:47.22 was a Louis S. Madrid Complex facility record...finished runner-up in the event at the conference meet for All-MW...also ran a personal-best 17:23.98 in the 5,000 meters at the conference meet...qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary in the steeplechase and finished 20th...was named the MW Female Track Athlete of the Week on March 31...named MW Academic All-Conference and a MW Scholar Athlete in the classroom...also earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors.
2013-14: Earned two All-MW honors and ran three all-time top 10 marks, including one school record, during the season...indoors ran the sixth-fastest mile in 4:58.51 at the Border War Dual on Jan. 18...also posted the sixth-fastest 3,000 meters with a 9:53.62 at the Husky Classic on Feb. 15...earned an All-MW honor for her runner-up finish in the 5,000 meters at the MW Championships...finished seventh in the 3,000 meters at the event...outdoors ran 10:24.04 in the steeplechase to set the school record...earned her second All-MW honor with a runner-up finish in the steeplechase..qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary in the event and finished 26th overall...named MW Academic All-Conference and a MW Scholar Athlete in the classroom...also earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors.
2012-13: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.
Before Wyoming: Coached by Ron Kline ... lettered two years in cross country, three years in indoor track and four years in outdoor track ... helped cross country team to state title in 2010 after earning all-region and all-state honors as the team captain ... achieved all-region and all-state accolades as the team captain in 2011 ... named all-state in indoor track in 2011 ... earned all-state in outdoor track in 2011 and 2012 ... class valedictorian ... four-year honor roll member ... member of National Honor Society from 2010-12 ... Congressional Art Award in 2011 and 2012.
Personal: Parents are Raymond and Heidi DeStefano ... has one brother and one sister ... majoring in chemical engineering.