JUNIOR (2006-07): Cross Country - First Cougar woman across the finish line in five out of six races...won Montana Invitational...placed second at Sundodger Invite, 21st at Pre-Nationals meet...top WSU runner, 11th overall at Pac-10 Championships (10/28/06, Stanford)...earned all-conference second team honors...top Coug and 18th overall at NCAA West Regionals (11/11/06, Portland)...named to Pac-10 All-Academic first team...named to USTFCCCA 2006 NCAA Cross Country All-Academic team...Indoor - Ran a season-best time of 5:30.09i at Cougar Indoor...finished 3000m in 9:49.95i at the Husky Classic, also a season best...on distance medley relay team that set school record of 11:48.50i at the Husker Invite (2/3/07, Lincoln)...Outdoor - Redshirt season.
SOPHOMORE (2005-06): Cross Country - First Cougar woman to cross finish line in every race this season...won Idaho Jamboree (9/2/05, Moscow), Sundodger Invite (9/17/05, Seattle), and Montana Invite (10/1/05, Missoula)...placed 21st at the Brooks Pre-Nationals meet...sixth place at Pac-10 Championships (10/29/05, Tucson)...earned All-Conference First Team honors...ninth at NCAA West Regionals (11/12/05, Palo Alto)...selected at-large individual for NCAA Championships...placed 14th at NCAA Championships (11/21/05, Terre Haute)...earned All-American honors...named team captain...selected Pac-10 All-Academic first team...named to the Women's Intercollegiate Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic team with the 10th highest grade point among the 67 honorees...Indoor - Ran school record 3000m with time of 9:39.31i for 10th place at the MPSF Championships (2/25/06, Seattle)...Outdoor - Reached NCAA Regional qualifying in 1500m at Trojan Invite with time of 4:26.07 (3/25/06, Los Angeles)...next week ran NCAA RQ time of 16:20.86 in 5k at Stanford Invite (4/1/06)...struggled rest of season...finished 19th in 5k at Pac-10 Championships...11th at the NCAA West Regional in 5k...at NCAA Championships ran a 5k semifinal time of 17:32.91 and did not advance to final...named to Pac-10 All-Academic first team...selected to Div. I USTFCCCA All-Academic Track & Field team.
FRESHMAN (2004-05): Cross Country - Was the top WSU runner in largest four races of season...finished 66th at Griak Invite, 112th at NCAA Pre-Nationals, 24th at Pac-10 Championships (10/30/04, San Francisco), and 54th at NCAA West Regional (11/13/04, Fresno)...Indoor - At Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships set Freshman School Record with eighth place finish in mile in time of 4:52.95i (MPSF (2/26/05, Seattle)...Outdoor - Ran 800m PR time of 2:11.43 at WSU-UW Dual (4/30/05, Seattle)...reached NCAA Regional Qualifying time of 4:26.00 in 1500m at Stanford Invite (3/26/05)...10th place in 1500m at Pac-10 Championships after running eight in prelims...NCAA West Region finished 11th in the 1500m final (4:33.67) after running a prelim time of 4:29.33 (5/28/05, Eugene)...National Collegiate Div. I Track Coaches Association 2005 All-Academic Track & Field Team selection.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Earned eight letters at Desert Vista High, four in cross country under coach Doug Cristofis and four in track for coaches Chris Hanson and Jeff Messer...as a senior, was state champion in 1600m and 800m...finished fourth in state in 3200m...member of Thunder state champion track team...ran to a ninth place finish at state cross country meet...was 1600m champion at 2004 Arcadia Invitational...captained both cross country and track teams as a junior and senior...state champion in 1600m as a junior...finished ninth at state in cross country...freshman year, was state runner up in 800m...member of state champion cross country team...attended 2004 USA Track and Field Olympic Training Camp.
PERSONAL. Born Haley Elizabeth Paul 3/4/86 at Mesa, Ariz...father Chuck is in sales...mother Cindy is a teacher...sisters Alexandra (4/28/88) and Courtney (6/10/91)...brother John (6/10/91)...member of National Honors Society (4.0 GPA)...selected 2006-07 Cougar Pride (top 12 WSU student-athletes)...winner of the Harold and Jeanne Rounds Writing Award presented to the top 1% of the top 10% of WSU juniors who submit their writing portfolios...majoring in anthropology at WSU.
PAUL'S WSU BESTS 800m - 2:11.43 (2005) 1500m - 2:26.00 (2005) Mile - 4:52.95i (2005) FSR 3000m - 9:39.31i (2006) SR 5000m - 16:20.86 (2006) Distance Medley Relay - 11:48.50i SR (2007)
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