UNLV: One of two returning primary distance runners for the Rebels ... only a sophomore, should continue to get better as she develops as a runner.
2005-06: Ran in seven cross country meets in her first year with the Rebels ... highest finish was 18th at the 5K Sacrament State Open, which she crossed the tape with a time of 19:46 ... finished 63 rd at the MWC Championships with a time of 25:51.5 in the 6K race ... competed in three indoor meets, running the one mile and the 3,000 meters ... raced in four outdoor meets in her freshman year ... ran a time of 19:47.76 in the 5,000 meters at the Long Beach Invitational (4/14).
High School: Won four letters in track, three in cross country and one in cheerleading for Black Horses of Schuylerville HS ... coached by Glen Wolin ... a three-time Wassern League all-star.
Personal: Alexandra Nicole Ainsworth ... born on Nov., 15, 1986 ... is the daughter of Paul and Mary Ainsworth ... has two sisters, Bridget (25) and Marissa (21) ... majoring in hospitality management ... active with the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Relay For Life Foundation ... a resident assistant on campus at the Dayton Complex.
Ainsworth's UNLV Career Bests Cross Country 5K 19:46 at Sacramento State Open (10/15/05) 6K 24:52.5 at NCAA West Regional (11/12/05) Indoor One mile 6:11.12 at Silver State Open (1/28/06) 3,000 M 12:10.8 at United Heritage Invitational (2/4/06) Outdoor 5,000 M 19:47.76 at Long Beach Invitational (4/14/06)