Whitney Porter
Whitney Porter
Height: 5-5
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Spokane, Wash.
High School: Lewis and Clark

AS A SENIOR IN 2008: Placed 25th in the San Francisco Invitational on Aug. 30 with a 5k time of 19:12 ... Placed 27th in the Charles Bowles Invitational on Oct. 4 with a 5k time of 18:46 ... Placed 24th in the West Coast Conference Championships on Nov. 1 with a 6k time of 23:29.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2007-08: Placed 10th in San Francisco Invitational on 9/1 with a time of 18:42 in the 5k ... Placed 40th in the Sundodger Invitational with a 6k time of 22:42 on 9/15 ... Placed 96th in the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 19:18 in the 5k on 9/29 ...

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2006-07: Placed 30th in San Francisco Invitational on 9/2 with a 5k time of 19:25.30...Placed 104th in Sundodger Invitational on 9/16 with a 6k time of 23:18...Placed 100th in Notre Dame Invitational on 9/29 with a 5k time of 19:39...Placed 26th in Santa Clara Bronco Invitational on 10/14 with a 5k time of 18:21.0...Finished 26th in the WCC Championships on 10/28 with a time of 24:00 in the 6k.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2005-06: Raced in five competitions during the season...Best finish was a 27th place showing at WCC Championships on 10/29 with a 5k time of 19:30...Clocked season-best 5k time of 18:53.60 in 30th place finish at Santa Clara Invitational on 10/15...Clocked a 6k time of 23:23.5 in 143rd place finish at NCAA West Regional Championships on 11/12, her season-best at that distance.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2005 graduate of Lewis and Clark High School in Spokane, Wash...earned four letters in cross country and three in track...team placed fourth in state in 2003...holds school record in the 3200-meters...earned Runner of the Year/Gatorade Coaches Award as a senior...named to the Greater Spokane League Academic first team in track...was the Greater Spokane League Scholar-Athlete of the Year as a senior...member of the National Honor Society...was also valedictorian.

PERSONAL: Parents are Rex and Connie Porter...has two younger brothers named Derek and Dylan...enjoys Tae Kwon Do and playing the harp...majoring in Biology...plans to have a career in medicine.