Q: How did you initially get started with running?
A: When I was 10, I started running to get ready for basketball season and I hated it. I quit five times before I finally got the hang of it. When I started, I was running with a bunch of older kids and I eventually found success with it and kept going.
Q: What made you decide to come to Clemson?
A: It was really hard but it was mostly just the coaching staff, what they have already done and what head coach Mark Elliott had done at LSU. I had a couple of other schools in mind, so it was definitely hard for me. I waited until the day before the deadline to make my decision. I love it here though, I am happy with my decision.
Q: Coming off of an injury, have you seen your running style change at all?
A: I haven’t seen it change too much. Right now I am not in my top shape, which would probably be the only difference. I am getting there though!
Q: What improvements have you seen in your running since you came to Clemson?
A: My form has definitely changed; we have been working on that a ton because I am a bit of an inefficient runner. Little things that give me trouble, like hurdle drills, have been an area of my focus.
Q: Has a particular runner taken you under her wing this year?
A: Yes! Grace Barnett and Evie Tate have been really cool. They have helped me out a lot with a lot of stuff this season.
Q: What is your favorite thing about running for Clemson?
A: Right now it is definitely the team atmosphere. It is really cool because with cross country you get to enjoy everything and enjoy the process of getting back in shape.
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