Stenz's Track & Field Bio
2012: Placed 10th for the Badgers and 12th overall at the Oshkosh Open (10/19), finishing in a time of 24:05.76 (6k) ... placed 196th overall at the Sean Earl Loyola Lakefront Invitational (9/29) finishing in a time of 19:54 (5k) ... finished 15th with a time of 23:45 (6k) at the Warhawk Invitational (9/15) ... placed 37th at season-opening Badger Opener (9/7), finishing in a time of 19:24 (5K)
2011: Competed unattached at the Badger Opener to take 46th with a time of 21:19
2010: Took 52nd in open race at Pre-NCAA Invitational with a time of 23:05.4 ... placed 190th at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational with a time of 23:58 ... competed in first-ever collegiate meet at the Badger Classic, placing first for UW and 11th overall in a time of 15:04
Four-time first-team all-conference honoree for cross country ... named second-team all-state in cross country as a senior and junior ... District 4 Runner of the Year as a senior ... received title of FVA Runner of the Year as a senior ... finished 12th overall at state championships senior year ... also recognized as Appleton Post Crescent Runner of the Year ... Academic all-state accolades freshman through senior year
Parents are Amy and William Stenz ... has one brother, Matthew ... father, William, and mom, Amy both competed in cross country and track for four years at St. Norbert College, in addition to her aunts, Cindy and Laura
"After touring campus, I fell in love with UW-Madison. The school seemed like a perfect fit for me, and I knew that I'd be able to run to the best of my ability because of the great athletic program that's offered here."