Personal Records: 2:26.86 800m ...10:18.37 3000m ... 18.58.2 VCP.
2007 Cross Country Season: Ran at Binghamton Invitational, taking 13th in 19:33.5 ... was 14th at Spiked Shoe Invitational with time of 22:50 ... completed the Heptagonal Championships in 18:58.2 ... finished the Pre-Nationals in 22:08.
2006-07 Season: Ran the 5000m at Long Beach State Invitational (18:16.19)...finished second in 3000m at Sam Howell Invitational with time of 10:24.76...ran the 800m in 2:26.86 at George Mason Invitational; crossed in 5:03.38 in 1500m...placed 21st in 3000m at Indoor Heps, crossing in 10:18.37.
At St. Michael’s High School: Totaled 13 letters in four different sports (cross country, track, basketball and soccer) ... Captained the cross country team all four years of high school, and the track & field team in 2004, 2005 and 2006 ... named 2005 All-American for cross country in Harrier magazine ... competed in three state championships for cross country and three for track & field for the 1600m and 3200m ... participated in one state championship for the 4x200m ... championship-winning high school team in cross country and track & field.
Personal Information: Liberal arts student ... Irena Elaine Ossola, b. 4-19-88 in Kansas City, Mo.