Redshirt Junior (2014)
Comes to Arkansas after a two-year stint with Florida State University … Made her Arkansas debut at the Hurricane Cross Country Festival (Aug. 30) where she posted a two-mile time of 11:40 … Posted a time of 18:13.1 in her first 5K race with the Razorbacks at the adidas/UCI Invitational (Sept. 6) to finish eighth at the meet.
Prior to Arkansas
Did not compete
Competed in four meets last fall for the Seminoles … Finished 7th at Virginia Tech Invitational/Pre-ACC (21:48.44, 6k) … Posted a 5K time of 17:19 at the Notre Dame Invitational, then ran a 6K time of 21:30.6 (6k) at Pre-Nationals in Louisville.
Earned a 75th-place finish (20:50.2, 6k) at NCAA Championships, which ranked fourth on the team for the fourth-place Seminoles … Earned NCAA All-South Region honors with 17th-place finish in a 6K personal-best of 21:05.2 … Placed 29th overall as FSU’s No. 7 runner at ACC Championships in 21:11.9 … Won the Royal XC Challenge in Charlotte, N.C., where she was the first collegiate finisher with personal-best 5K time of 17:05.0.
Arguably the most decorated distance runner in Nebraska high school history, claiming nine individual state titles at Scottsbluff High between cross country (three) and track (six) … Won Nebraska Gatorade Cross Country and Track & Field Athlete of the Year honors, twice each … Featured in Sports Illustrated’s Faces In the Crowd.
Born on June 21, 1992 … Daughter of James and Joni Worden … Has one brother, Lake, who plays football at the University of South Dakota … Her farther played football at Nebraska … Majoring in dietetics with a minor is psychology.