Senior Evan Baum finished 45th among 207 runners in the men's 10K race.
Bearcats go up against nationally ranked competition in Wisconsin
UC's men's and women's runners post personal-best times in fast meet
Cotton is men's top finisher in 13th, Clay is again top finisher for women
2012 cross country season: Was 183rd overall at Vanderbilt University's Commodore Classic at Percy Ward Park in Nashville, completing the 6k course in 26:22.28...finished 32nd overall at the open division of the All-Ohio Collegiate Championships at the Elvin R. King Cross Country Course in Cedarville, running the 5k course in 19:56.10 for a 1:52 improvement on the same course from last year...finished 201st at the Pre-Nationals Invitational at E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park in Louisville, running the 6k course in the unseeded race in 24:21.0...ran 96th overall and No. 6 for UC at the BIG EAST Conference championship meet at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, N.Y., completing the 6k course in 24:38.45...
2011 cross country season: Was 42nd in her combined times at the VMI Relays, finishing her first 1.5-mile leg in 10:49 and second in 11:24 for a combined time of 22:13; teamed with Carly Bauer (10:34 + 11:10 = 21:44) to finish 20th as a relay team in 43:57...finished 140th overall at Vanderbilt University's Commodore Classic at Percy Ward Park in Nashville, running the 5k course in 21:53.7...placed 140th in the open division of the All-Ohio Collegiate Championships at the Elvin R. King Cross Country Course in Cedarville, running the 5k course in 21:48.49.
Collegiate career bests: 5k - 19:56.10 (2012 All-Ohio) 6k - 24:21.0 (2012 Pre-Nationals)
High School: Had a personal best 19:30 in the 5k
A FEW THINGS ABOUT AMBER...
Family: father John and mother Cyndi, sister Kelsey who is a junior at Ohio State
Favorite food?: Fresh fruit
Favorite music?: I like everything!
Favorite thing to do when not studying or training?: Sketch or cook
Favorite place in Cincinnati?: Any of the overlooks in the city.
Why did you choose UC?: The DAAP program.
Future career plans?: Work for a design consultancy firm where I can design and conduct research as well.
Anything else?: I spent a semester abroad in Ecuador during my senior year in high school. I studied and lived with a host family.