Lauren Petersen was named to the Fall Academic All-Mountain West Team for fourth time
UNLV's Lauren Petersen wins the women's 5K in a time of 17:54.51.
Cross country team heads back to California for the Northridge Invitational.
UNLV's Laura Affeld finished 17th overall to pace the Rebel harriers in Sparks, Nev.
UNLV: Selected to the Academic All-Mountain West Team once in cross country (2012).
2010: Ran in five meets, including the Mountain West Championships and NCAA West Regional ... Best 5K time was 19:56.6 at the Bronco Invitational ... Best 6K time was 23:58.27 at the NCAA West Regional ... Finished 67th at the MW Championships (6K) ... Finished 206th at the NCAA West Regional.
2009: Ran in six meets, including the Mountain West Championships and NCAA West Regional ... Best 5K time was 19:09 at the Bronco Invitational ... Best 6K time was 24:19.31 at the NCAA West Regional ... Finished 52nd (24.22) at the MW Championships (6K) ... Finished 164th at NCAA West Regional.
High School: A 2009 graduate of Galt HS in Galt, Calif. ... Lettered four times in cross country and track ... Competed in the steeple chase, 400, 800 and 1,600 in track ... Helped team reach the state meet for the first time in school history ... Personal-best times, include: 2:19 in the 800, 5:10 in the 1,600 and 7:53 in the steeple ... Holds the school record in the 400 and 800 ... Earned scholar-athlete honors all four years ... Ran club from 2005-09 for the Pacific United Track Club and competed in Junior Olympic meets and USATF Nationals.
Personal: Alison Lynn Motor was born on Jan. 31, 1991, in Pittsburgh, Pa. ... The daughter of Sandra and Robert Motor ... Has two brothers, Alexander and Kris, and a sister, Megan ... Majoring in kinesiology.