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 Susan Tanui

2013 WEST REGION RUNNER OF THE YEAR
2013 GNAC RUNNER OF THE YEAR
2013, 2012 ALL-AMERICAN
2012 WEST REGION RUNNER OF THE YEAR
2013, 2012, 2011 ALL-REGION
2012 GNAC RUNNER OF THE YEAR
2013, 2012 ALL-CONFERENCE

2013: Led the Seawolves in four races during final season at UAA, while making third straight NCAA appearance … helped the Seawolves to a program-best fourth-place team finish by finishing 16th for All-America honors … named West Region Runner of the Year by USTFCCCA … helped the Seawolves to the team titles at the NCAA West Regional Championships and at the GNAC Championships by finishing first at both meets for All-West Region and All-Conference honors … named GNAC Runner of the Year … claimed wins at the BYU-Hawaii Invite on Aug. 31 and at the Chaminade Invite on Sept. 7 … finished third at the mostly Div. I Willamette Invite on Oct. 5.

2012: Led the Seawolves in all six races, winning five … became UAA’s highest placing woman at the NCAAs with a runner-up showing … crossed in a time of 20:12.6 at Nationals to lead UAA to a sixth-place team result on Nov. 17 in Joplin, Mo. … earned first All-America honor in cross country … named West Region Female Runner of the Year after winning the West Region individual title on Nov. 3 … led UAA to a runner-up team finish at the West Region meet … collected second career All-West Region honor … took home the individual title of the GNAC Championships with a time of 20:37.29, good for GNAC Female Runner of the Year honors and first all-conference accolade … led UAA to a GNAC-record 16 points at the league championships … became second Seawolf woman ever to win the individual titles for both GNAC and West Region and just second Seawolf to win either a GNAC or West Region title … named GNAC Runner of the Week on Oct. 8 and Sept. 10 for first weekly honors of career.

2011:
Finished first season with the Seawolves with two runner-up results and five top-15 finishes … recorded 2nd-place showings at the Hawaii Pacific Invite (Sept. 3) and at the Hawaii Big Wave Invite (Sept. 10) … earned all-region honors for finishing 15th at the NCAA Div. II West Region Championships on Nov. 5 in Spokane, Wash., as UAA took the team title … made NCAA debut on Nov. 19, finishing 98th in a time of 23:37.1 in the 6K race, also helping UAA to a No. 6 finish in the team standings.

BEFORE UAA:
Attended Dallas Baptist last spring, competing in the distance events for track & field.

MAJOR: Social work.

Season-by-Season Results

2013
BYU-Hawaii Invite          1st
Chaminade Invite           1st
Willamette Invite          3rd
GNAC Championships         1st
NCAA West Region           1st
NCAA Championships         16th

2012
Hawaii Pacific Invite      1st
Hawaii Big Wave Invite     1st
Western Classic Invite     1st
GNAC Championships         1st
NCAA West Region           1st
NCAA Championships         2nd

2011

UAA Invitational           7th   
Hawaii Pacific Invite      2nd
Hawaii Big Wave Invite     2nd
Western Classic Invite     13th
GNAC Championships         59th
NCAA West Regional         15th
NCAA Championships         98th

Position: Women
Year: Senior
Hometown: Eldoret, Kenya
High School: Bishop Secondary School
Experience: 2 Letters
Susan Photos:
Susan Videos:
UAA outside hitter Chrisalyn Johnson rips a kill off the Simon Fraser block during the No. 12 Seawolves' 25-19, 25-19, 25-14 sweep Saturday night.
Sweeping into 1st  MORE
Senior setter Morgan Hooe surpassed the 3,000 career assists plateau in Thursday's victory at No. 20 Western Washington.
VB vanquishes Vikes  MORE
The five-event initiative will kick off Oct. 7 at the UAA vs Minnesota hockey game
Seawolves vs Cancer  MORE
Individual tickets for the game are priced at $12 and can be purchased in Anchorage at the Alaska Airlines Center Terry Homan Box Office, Monday thought Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Exhibition tickets on sale  MORE
Washington native Diana Fa'amausili (left) will play her first collegiate match in her home state Thursday when the Seawolves face Western Washington in a Top 20 showdown in Bellingham.
Top 20 matchup Thurs.  MORE
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