2021 CROSS COUNTRY (So.)
Started the 2021 season off at the Gans Creeks Classic where she placed 118th overall with a time 24:04.40 … Placed 175th at the Pre-National Invitational, finishing in 23:55.2 … Placed 85th at the Big 12 Championship, finishing in 25:52.6.
2021 OUTDOOR (Fr.)
Made her outdoor debut at the Texas Relays, running a personal best in 2:09.85 to place 13th .. Ran a personal best 4:28.29 to place sixth in the 1,500 meters at the Tom Botts Invitational … Finished 11th at the John MCDonnell Invitational, finishing in 2:12.60 … Placed eighth in the 800 meters at the Rock Chalk Classic, finishing in 2:12.54 … Placed 14th in the 800 meters at the Big 12 Championship, finishing in 2:12.73 … Also ran a personal best 17:57.53 in the 5,000 meters, placing 24th.
2021 INDOOR (Fr.)
Made her season debut at the KU-KSU-WSU Triangular, placing fourth in the 1,000 meters in 3:00.39 … Placed second in the 800 meters at the Jayhawk Classic, finishing in 2:13.63, while also placing fourth in the mile in 5:04.39 … Set a personal best in the mile at the Arkansas Qualifier, finishing in 5:01.74 … Ran a personal best in the 800 meters at the Iowa State Classic, finishing in 2:10.19 to place fourth … Made the podium twice at the Big 12 Championship, placing fourth in the 1,000 meters in 2:53.62 and again in the Distance Medley Relay, placing fifth in 11:43.72.
2020 CROSS COUNTRY (Fr.)
Ran to a 16th-place individual finish at the season-opening Bob Timmons Classic (9/19) at Rim Rock Farm … Placed 70th overall individually at the Cowboy Jamboree (10/3) by completing the 6K course in 23:55.0.
2020 INDOOR (Fr.)
Made her KU dbeut at the Bob Timmons Challenge (12/6), where she won the 1,000 meters in 3:01.04 … Ran the 1,000 meters and the mile at the KU-KSU-WSU Triangular (1/18), placing fourth in each event … Ran a 2:54.01 in the 1,000 meters at the Jayhawk Classic (1/23-1/24), placing second … Ran a personal best 2:11.45 in the 800 meters at the Iowa State Classic (2/14-2/15) … Placed fourth overall at her first Big 12 Championship, running a 2:50.75 in the 1,000 meters.
A three-sport athlete at St. Teresa’s Academy in Kansas City, Missouri, among which she earned 11 total letters: cross country (four), track & field (three) and soccer (four) … Named an all-state honoree in each of the three sports … A member of the Stars’ 2016 Class 5A State Soccer Championship team … Soccer team won both districts and sectionals on three different occasions … Also a cross country district champion team member … Best time run in the 800 meters was 2:13.1 during her prep career … 2019 State Track & Field runner-up in the 800 meters … A part of the quartet which placed sixth at the state meet in the 4×800-meter relay … KC Scholar-Athlete award recipient … Also an AP Scholar.
Daughter of Tim and Jane Coppinger … Has two older sisters, Reagan and Courtney, both of whom attended the University of Kansas … Courtney (now Barnes) also competed for the KU track & field and cross country teams … Plans to major in chemical engineering.