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Mae Elizabeth Gimre
Class: JR
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.

2017-18 Women's Cross Country Roster
Roster for 2017-18 Women's Cross Country Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
Alex BerendsJR Hudsonville, MIHudsonville
Rachel BlaggJR Marshalltown, IAMarshalltown
Taylor BluemelSO Brodhead, WIBrodhead
Ellie CogginSR Upland, INEastbrook
Anna CraigFR Warsaw, INWarsaw
Margie CrosbyJR Columbia, MORock Bridge
Abby CrosleyJR Fishers, INHeritage Christian
Amanda DibleyJR Bristol, INElkhart Central
Andi FosterSR Van Wert, OHVan Wert
Michelle FranchJR West Chicago, ILWest Chicago Community
Mae Elizabeth GimreJR West Chicago, ILWest Chicago Community
Katelynn HanbackFR Lafayette, INMcCutcheon
Sarah HardenFR Arlington Heights, ILHersey
Megan HarrisonSO Indianapolis, INHeritage Christian
Haley HeathJR Wabash, INSouthwood
Taylor HeathFR Wabash, INSouthwood
Sarah HolzmanFR Strongsville, OHCuyahoga Valley Christian
Erinne LubienskiFR Grosse Pointe Woods, MIGrosse Pointe North
Lauren MelchersSR Algonquin, ILH.D. Jacobs
Naomi NoyesSO Wheaton, ILWheaton North
Livy SchroderFR Caledonia, MICaledonia
Anna SouzisJR Groveport, OHMadison Christian
Maddie WeedenSO Wheaton, ILWheaton North
Ariel WentworthFR Sugarcreek, OHGaraway
Valerie WierengaSO Grandville, MIGrandville