Cross country’s Rebecca Hobby takes sixth place at the UNLV Invitational Saturday.
The UNLV cross country team will compete in a 5K at Craig Ranch Regional Park.
The UNLV cross country team's Spencer Moore and Rebecca Hobby placed in the top 10 in Friday's 5K race.
The UNLV cross country team hits the road for the 71st Aztec Invitational.
The UNLV cross country team was paced by a trio of runners that placed ninth through 11th at the Twilight Classic in northern Nevada.
UNLV: One-time Fall Academic All-Mountain West Team member (2012).
2014: Ran in one meet … Best 4.2K time was 15:50.30 at the Fresno State Invitational.
2013: Ran in five meets, including the Mountain West Championships and NCAA West Regional ... Best 4K time was 16:46 at the Nevada Twilight Classic ... Best 5K time was 18:46 at the Titan Invitational ... Best 6K time was 22:40 at the NCAA West Regional ... Finished 57th (24.15) at the MW Championships ... Finished 188th at the NCAA West Regional.
2012: Ran in three meets, including the Mountain West Championships ... Best 5K time was 19:40.60 at the Northridge Invitational ... Best 6K time was 24:34.25 at the MW Championships ... Finished 72nd at the MW Championships.
High School: A 2012 graduate of Granite Hills HS in Apple Valley, Calif. ... Lettered three years in both cross country and track & field ... Helped the Cougars to three straight (2009-11) district championships and two trips to the state meet ... Team finished second at the 2011 CIF Finals and won the Mt. SAC Championship in 2010 ... The track & field team won the 2011 district championship ... Named the cross country team's "Most Improved" runner in 2009 and the "Most Inspirational" in '10 ... Played club softball for the SCHNPA in 2010-11 ... Softball team won the state championship in 2010 and was the runner-up in '11 ... Earned the school's GPA Award (3.0 or higher) all four years.
Personal: Sara Marie Williams was born on May 1, 1994, in San Dimas, Calif. ... The daughter of Jonathan and Diane Williams ... Has one sister, Amy ... Uncle, Nathan Williams, was an athlete at Mt. San Antonio College for two years and another uncle, Walter Ray Williams, Jr., is a professional bowler ... Majoring in mechanical engineering.