Eagle to represent native France in 3,000-meter run
AS A FRESHMAN (2011-12) All-ECAC 1,500m...All-Northeast Region XC...ran third fastest 3,000m (9:26.57) and fifth fastest 5,000m (16:30.48)outdoor times in school history...French National Team member for 2012 IAAF World Junior Championship in 3,000m...Academic All-ACC Team XC...USTFCCCA All-Academic Team XC...Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement. XC: Finished second for BC at the NCAA Championships (11/21), clocking in at 20:52.4...hit the tape in 21:20.5 at the NCAA Northeast Regional (11/12), taking 19th overall and scoring second for BC in the team's second place finish...scored second for BC at the ACC Championship (10/29) in 15th place overall, missing all-conference honors by one spot, in a 6K personal best of 20:48.1...scored fourth for the Eagles at the Adidas Wisconsin Invitational (10/14), taking 96th overall in a time of 21:16.21 (6K)...scored third for BC at the New England Championship (10/8), taking fifth overall in 17:48 (5K) in her first collegiate race. Indoor T&F: Ran the mile in 4:51.86 at the 2012 BU Terrier Classic (1/27-28)...placed sixth in the 3,000-meters at the 2012 New Balance Collegiate Invitational (2/3-4) with a time of 9:35.34...set a personal record of 4:50.00and gained an eighth place finish in the mile at the ACC Championships (2/23-25)...finished the 3,000-meters in 9:29.23 at the Columbia Last Chance Meet (3/2-3). Outdoor T&F: Took sixth and set a personal record of 16:30.48 in the 5,000-meters at the Stanford Invitational (4/6-7)...placed fourth in the 1,500-meters at the ACC Championships (4/19-21) with a time of 4:32.70, which came on the heels of running a 4:27.61 in the preliminary round...ran the 3,000-meters at the Penn Relays (4/26-28) in 9:26.57...earned All-ECAC honors by claiming eighth behind a personal record of 4:26.64 in the 1,500-meters at the ECAC Championships (5/11-3).
BEFORE BC A two-time national junior champion in France...coached by Hadj Kahlal at the Sport Association of Saint Junien (France) and Eduardo Gomez at ELS Sitges Athletic Club (Spain)...set Limousin regional junior records in the 1500-meter (4:29.81), 3000-meter (9:35.24) and 5,000-meter (16:57.51) competitions...won the 2009 4x800-meter relay national championship with AS Saint Junien...crowned the 3,000-meter 2010 French National Junior Champion...grasped 11th place at the 2011 European Junior Championships in Estonia...captured back-to-back Limosin Junior Championships in cross country, earning titles in 2009 and 2010...turned in a sixth place finish at the 2011 French Junior Cross Country Championship...graduated at the top of her class and recorded the third best score on the baccalaureate at Auguste Renoir.
PERSONAL Born on December 22, 1993 in Milan, Italy...the only child of Grazia and Bertrand Westphal...enrolled in the Carroll School of Management.