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.
|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|