Slotboom receives USTFCCCA academic honors.
Slotboom earns spot on Dutch National Team.
Mergaert and Slotboom's performances boost Utah to second-best finish in school history.
Amanda Mergaert qualifies for third consecutive NCAA Championships.
Utes head to Fort Collins, Colo., for regional meet.
2013 Outdoor Track:
Finished 19th in the 5000m with a time of 17:34.48 at the Pac-12 Conference Championships ... was second place at the Long Beach State Invitational with a time of 17:07.15 ... earned Pac-12 Academic Honorable Mention.
2013 Indoor Track:
2012 Cross Country:
Earned All-Region accolades for 12th-place finish at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships ... finished 39th at the Pac-12 Championships, running the final 5,000m with only one shoe ... placed fifth at the Montana State Bobcat Invitational ... finished 45th at the NCAA Pre-Nationals.
At Jacksonville State
Named Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Year ... finished 21st at the NCAA South Region meet ... named to all-conference first team ... holds nine school records (five indoor, four outdoor) ... finished third in the mile and was on the distance medley relay team at the conference championships.
Three-time Dutch Junior champion in the 3000m steeplechase ... member of the 4x400m and 4x800m relay teams that finished second at the National Relay Junior Championships.
Daughter of William Slotboom and Eveline Botter ... majoring in exercise and sports science ... hobbies include: speed skating, reading, hiking, mountain biking, skiing and snowboarding.