The Sun Devil cross country teams competed in the NCAA West Region Championships Saturday in Portland, Ore.
Arizona State: Ranks third all-time with two cross country victories in her career (both in 2005)... qualified for the NCAA Championships in the steeplechase for the second year in a row... moved into third on the all-time steeplechase list at ASU with a time of 10:08.47. 2007 Outdoor: Ran a personal-best time and the third-fastest time in school history at the NCAA Championships to finish 15th in the 3,000m steeplechase at 10:08.47... finished seventh in the steeplechase at the Pac-10 Championships to score for the team... took sixth in the West Region... also placed 10th in the 5,000m run at the Pac-10 meet... earned USTFCCC All-Academic, First Team Academic All-Pac-10 and Second Team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VIII honors... 2007 Indoor: Did not compete... 2006 XC: Ran in the team's Top 5 all season... placed seventh at the Pac-10 Championships, earning First Team All-Pac-10 honors... also earned All-Region accolades after placing 16th at the regional race... finished sixth at the Dave Murray to open the year before finishing 31st at the Roy Griak and 61st at the Pre-National race... selected First Team Academic All-Pac-10 for the second year in a row... 2006 Outdoor: Won the Pac-10 title in the 3,000m steeplechase in her first conference meet... also won at the ASU Invitational... qualified for the NCAA Championships by placing third in the West Region... missed the finals of the NCAA meet by one position after running a personal best time of 10:18.91... her time ranks as the fourth-fastest in school history... scored points in the 5,000m run at the Pac-10 meet as well by finishing seventh overall... won the 3,000m run at the Double Dual... earned several academic honors, including ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VIII First Team honors, Academic All-Pac-10 First Team honors and Academic All-USTFCCCA honors... 2006 Indoor: Competed in the 3,000m run once, placing sixth at the Arizona-California Challenge... 2005 XC: Ran in four races, winning twice and finishing second once... was runner-up at the season opening George Kyte Invitational before winning her next two races, Dave Murray Invitational and ASU Invitational... became just the third Sun Devil to win multiple races in a season... also competed at the Pac-10 Championships (did not finish)... earned selection to First Team Academic All-Pac-10... 2005 Outdoor: Competed twice, placing third in the 3,000m steeplechase (11:16.64) at the Baldy Castillo Invitational and fifth in the 3,000m run (10:45.06) at the Bill Sawyer Invitational... her steeple time ranks her ninth on the ASU all-time lists... 2005 Indoor: Ran in one race, finishing fifth in the 3,000m run (10:39.59) at the Double Dual... 2004 XC: Ran in four races on the season (once unattached)... finished 7th at the ASU Invite and 16th at the Dave Murray Invite... was an alternate at NCAA Pre Nationals placing 27th (22:41.4) in the open race.
High School: A 2003 graduate of Round Valley High School (Eagar, Ariz.)... also attended Payson High School from 1999-2001... earned four letters in track and field and three each in basketball and volleyball...named 2002-03 Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year and 2002 Track Athlete of the Year at RVHS... while at RVHS, track won state and regional titles in 2003, basketball was regional champs from 2001-2003 and she was all-region in volleyball in 2001 and 2002... with PHS, track team won state and regional titles in 2001 and 2002... joined current Sun Devil teammate Whitney Hardt in setting the state, region and school record in the 4x800m relay (9:38.11)... also holds the 4x800m relay school mark at PHS... academically, earned four scholar-athlete awards in track and three each in volleyball and basketball.
Personal: Majoring in nursing... parents are Thomas and Stephaney Bennett... three siblings: March, Ty and Shelby... Marc played football at Truman State (Missouri) from 1999-2001... born March 13, 1985, in Phoenix... full name is Brooke Suzanne Bennett... hobbies include swimming, family and animals.
Personal Bests - 3000: 9:49.40; 3000 SC: 10:08.47; 5000: 17:02.01
In NCAA Championship Meets
2007 OTF - 3K Steeple (P) - 10:08.47 - 15th
2006 XC - 6,000m Course - 22:32.10 - 154th
2006 OTF - 3K Steeple (P) - 10:18.91 - 15th