SOPHOMORE (Fall 2007): Cross Country - Top team finisher in every race but one...finished 22nd at Griak Invite...placed 29th overall, second on team, at Pac-10 Championships (10/27/07, Corvallis)...finished 31st overall, first on team, at NCAA West Regional (11/10/07, Eugene)...named to Pac-10 All-Academic first team...JUNIOR (Spring 2008): Indoor - Fought injuries and did not compete this season...Outdoor - Injuries limited training...finished fourth in steeple at Mt. SAC with PR time of 10:16.75 but lost her school record to teammate Meghan Leonard in same race (4/18/08, Walnut)...repeated as Pac-10 steeplechase champion with time of 10:17.80 (5/16/08, Tempe)...took fifth place at NCAA West Regionals and regained school record with time of 10:4.29 (5/31/08, Northridge)...finished 19th in the prelims at the NCAA Championships after running 3k steeple time of 10:36.06 (6/11/08, Des Moines)...named to Pac-10 Track & Field All-Academic first team...named to CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine All-District VIII first team and CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America national third team...named to USTFCCCA Div. I Women's All-Academic team.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (Fall 2006): Cross Country - Emerged as a top five to seven runner in first year of collegiate competition...best finish was ninth at Idaho Jamboree...placed 18th at Montana Invitational, 155th at Pre-Nationals...44th overall, seventh on team at Pac-10 Championships (10/28/06, Stanford)...fifth on team and 72nd overall at NCAA West Regionals (11/11/06, Portland)...named to Pac-10 All-Academic first team...SOPHOMORE (Winter/Spring 2007): Indoor - Ran PR mile time of 5:04.02i at WSU Open (1/19/07)...ran on school-record distance medley relay team with time of 11:48.50i at the Husker Invite (2/3/07, Lincoln)...Outdoor - Won the 3000m steeplechase at the Pac-10 Championships with a school-record time of 10:19.89 (5/13/07, Stanford)...finished 25th in steeple at NCAA West Regional...ran a PR time in 1500m of 4:28.43 that is 10th-best in school records (4/13/07, Los Angeles)...named to Pac-10 All-Academic first team...selected to ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District VIII first team...named to USTFCCCA 2007 NCAA Track & Field All-Academic team.
FRESHMAN (2005-06): Indoor - Ran the WSU women's freshman school record time in the 800m of 2:10.49i (9th) at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships (2/25/06, Seattle)...Outdoor - Took fourth place in the intermediate hurdles (61.39) at the Pac-10 Championships (5/14/06, Eugene)...ran top time on team in 800m of 2:11.54 at Mt. SAC Relays.
PRE-WSU CAREER. Attended Frölunda gymnasiet...member of track sport team and ran for Coach Lars Jönsson.
PERSONAL. Born in August 1985 at Molndal, Sweden...father Christer works with insurance...mother Maria is a journalist...younger sister Lisa...majoring in psychology.
TRANË'S WSU BESTS
NCAA WEST REGIONAL PERFORMANCES 2008 3000m Steeplechase 5th 10:14.29 2007 3000m Steeplechase 25th 10:59.62
NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP PERFORMANCE 2008 3000m Steeplechase 19th 10:36.06
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