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Mae Elizabeth Gimre
Class: SO
Major: Elementary Education
Hometown: West Chicago, IL
Previous School: West Chicago Community

2016 at Taylor: Blossomed into one of top competitors in the Crossroads League during second full season … Raced in all seven outings for the Purple and Gold … Set new personal-best time of 18:10.6 at Great Lake Invite for the fourth-fastest individual time in program history … Posted a sub-19:00 time in all seven races … Ran final four races in under 18:30 … Was TU’s fastest competitor in each of final six meets and never finished outside of team’s top-three … Turned in a top-five overall finish in all but one regular season race … Finished 12th-or-higher in all six regular season races … Posted the five-fastest individual times of the season for the Trojans … Was a four-time Crossroads League Runner of the Week … Raced to All-Crossroads League honors with second-place showing at league meet … Finished 57th at NAIA National Championships.

2015 at Taylor: Took the course in all seven races as a freshman … Ran season-best time of 18:42.5 at NAIA National Championships … Also cracked 19:00 mark in first collegiate race … Turned in four additional sub-19:45 times … Scored for Trojans at Indiana Wesleyan Invite and NAIA Nationals … Recorded season-best finish of fourth place at IWU to begin career … Finished with trio of top-20 finishes and crossed among top-45 in all six regular season showings … Posted two of TU’s 15-best individual times of the season … Ran Taylor’s second-best time at NAIA National Championships and finished 59th overall.

Prep: Competed for Bob Maxson during time at West Chicago Community High … Raced to All-Upstate Eight Conference accolades … Qualified for sectional championships … Selected as Most Valuable Player for the Bobcats … Named WCCH’s Female Athlete of the Year … Earned Academic All-UEC recognition … Graduated with Highest Distinction honors.

Personal: Daughter of Kevin and Tami Gimre … Majoring in elementary education … Minoring in Spanish … Prep teammate of TU cross country junior, Michelle Franch.

2016-17 Women's Cross Country Roster
Roster for 2016-17 Women's Cross Country Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
Kristin AltFR Perrysburg, OHPerrysburg
Alex BerendsJR Hudsonville, MIHudsonville
Rachel BlaggSO Marshalltown, IAMarshalltown
Taylor BluemelFR Brodhead, WIBrodhead
Margie CrosbySO Columbia, MORock Bridge
Abby CrosleySO Fishers, INHeritage Christian
Amanda DibleySO Bristol, INElkhart Central
Andi FosterJR Van Wert, OHVan Wert
Michelle FranchSO West Chicago, ILWest Chicago Community
Kathryn GerigSR Indianapolis, INHeritage Christian
Mae Elizabeth GimreSO West Chicago, ILWest Chicago Community
Megan HarrisonFR Indianapolis, INHeritage Christian
Haley HeathSO Wabash, INSouthwood
Lauren MelchersJR Algonquin, ILH.D. Jacobs
Naomi NoyesFR Wheaton, ILWheaton North
Ellie RodmanJR Upland, INEastbrook
Hannah SchroderSR Caledonia, MICaledonia
Anna SouzisSO Groveport, OHMadison Christian
Maddie WeedenFR Wheaton, ILWheaton North