2016 at Taylor: Developed into top-three performer for Trojans while racing in all seven meets … Set new personal-best time of 18:34.9 at Bethel Invite to post 11th-fastest individual mark in program history … Turned in four-straight sub-18:50 times to close season … Posted five sub-19:00 times and six-of-seven times were under 19:05 … Was TU’s second-fastest performer at five-of-seven races … Scored inside team’s top-five in all seven outings … Claimed personal-best third-place finish at season-opening Indiana Wesleyan Invite … Ended with trio of top-10 performances … Finished top-35 in all six regular season races … Posted Taylor’s seventh-best time of the season and had five of the top-13 individual times … Earned All-Crossroads League honors with eighth-place finish at league meet … Took 99th at NAIA National Championships.
2015 at Taylor: Competed in all seven races during first collegiate campaign … Set season-best time of 19:00.0 at Bethel Invite … Logged four sub-19:30 times … Scored in TU’s top-five at Indiana Wesleyan and Bethel Invites … Finished inside top-50 in all six regular season outings … Recorded pair of top-15 showings … Missed All-Crossroads League honors by one position with a 16th-place finish at league championships … Finished 263rd at NAIA National Championships.
Prep: Lettered four times in cross country for Doug Bacon at Marshalltown High … Also competed for the Bobcats in track and basketball … Winner of Gatorade Frost Award … Qualified for Iowa State Cross Country Championships as a senior … Four-time Iowa State Championships Qualifier on the track … Two-time team MVP in track … Participated in Iowa All-Star Track Meet … Member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society … Recipient of Distinguished in Academic Achievement Award.
Personal: Daughter of Dave and Diane Blagg … Majoring in biology … Minoring in chemistry and public health.
|Kristin Alt||FR||Perrysburg, OH||Perrysburg|
|Alex Berends||JR||Hudsonville, MI||Hudsonville|
|Rachel Blagg||SO||Marshalltown, IA||Marshalltown|
|Taylor Bluemel||FR||Brodhead, WI||Brodhead|
|Margie Crosby||SO||Columbia, MO||Rock Bridge|
|Abby Crosley||SO||Fishers, IN||Heritage Christian|
|Amanda Dibley||SO||Bristol, IN||Elkhart Central|
|Andi Foster||JR||Van Wert, OH||Van Wert|
|Michelle Franch||SO||West Chicago, IL||West Chicago Community|
|Kathryn Gerig||SR||Indianapolis, IN||Heritage Christian|
|Mae Elizabeth Gimre||SO||West Chicago, IL||West Chicago Community|
|Megan Harrison||FR||Indianapolis, IN||Heritage Christian|
|Haley Heath||SO||Wabash, IN||Southwood|
|Lauren Melchers||JR||Algonquin, IL||H.D. Jacobs|
|Naomi Noyes||FR||Wheaton, IL||Wheaton North|
|Ellie Rodman||JR||Upland, IN||Eastbrook|
|Hannah Schroder||SR||Caledonia, MI||Caledonia|
|Anna Souzis||SO||Groveport, OH||Madison Christian|
|Maddie Weeden||FR||Wheaton, IL||Wheaton North|