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Semehar Tesfaye
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fargo, N.D.
Other College: Iowa State
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Semehar Tesfaye
Courtesy: Athletic Communications
Release: 08/28/2012
PRIOR TO ARKANSAS: Tesfaye comes to Fayetteville after competing the previous two seasons with Iowa State University. She was a two-time NCAA Cross Country Championships participant for the Cyclones with a 62nd-place finish at the national meet in 2010. Tesfaye was also a 2010 qualifier for the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 5,000 and 10,000 meters. She began her collegiate career at North Dakota State. At Fargo South High School, she was a two-time state champion with titles in the indoor mile and 3,000-meter run. Tesfaye owns personal bests on the track of 4:43 in the mile, 9:34 at 3,000 meters, 16:08 at 5,000 meters and 33:55 at 10,000 meters.

PERSONAL: Born Nov. 9, 1990, she is the daughter of Haile and Debritu Tesfaye and was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She has two older siblings, Million and Semereab. At Arkansas, Tesfaye is working on her graduate studies in food engineering.

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