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.
|Alex Berends||JR||Hudsonville, MI||Hudsonville|
|Rachel Blagg||JR||Marshalltown, IA||Marshalltown|
|Taylor Bluemel||SO||Brodhead, WI||Brodhead|
|Anna Craig||FR||Warsaw, IN||Warsaw|
|Margie Crosby||JR||Columbia, MO||Rock Bridge|
|Abby Crosley||JR||Fishers, IN||Heritage Christian|
|Amanda Dibley||JR||Bristol, IN||Elkhart Central|
|Andi Foster||SR||Van Wert, OH||Van Wert|
|Michelle Franch||JR||West Chicago, IL||West Chicago Community|
|Mae Elizabeth Gimre||JR||West Chicago, IL||West Chicago Community|
|Katelynn Hanback||FR||Lafayette, IN||McCutcheon|
|Sarah Harden||FR||Arlington Heights, IL||Hersey|
|Megan Harrison||SO||Indianapolis, IN||Heritage Christian|
|Haley Heath||JR||Wabash, IN||Southwood|
|Taylor Heath||FR||Wabash, IN||Southwood|
|Sarah Holzman||FR||Strongsville, OH||Cuyahoga Valley Christian|
|Erinne Lubienski||FR||Grosse Pointe Woods, MI||Grosse Pointe North|
|Lauren Melchers||SR||Algonquin, IL||H.D. Jacobs|
|Naomi Noyes||SO||Wheaton, IL||Wheaton North|
|Ellie Rodman||SR||Upland, IN||Eastbrook|
|Livy Schroder||FR||Caledonia, MI||Caledonia|
|Anna Souzis||JR||Groveport, OH||Madison Christian|
|Maddie Weeden||SO||Wheaton, IL||Wheaton North|
|Ariel Wentworth||FR||Sugarcreek, OH||Garaway|
|Valerie Wierenga||SO||Grandville, MI||Grandville|