Cross Country/Track & Field

Whitney Porter
Whitney Porter
Height: 5-5
Year: Junior
Hometown: Spokane, Wash.
High School: Lewis and Clark
College: 2V

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 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.