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Iona Lake

Cross Country/Steeplechase
Position
Fifth Year
Class
Norwich, England
Hometown
High School
University of Birmingham
Previous School

ACC Champion (2)
2016 Indoor: Mile
2015 Outdoor: 3000m steeplechase

NCAA All-American
2016 Indoor: Mile (Second-team)

All-ACC (4)
2016 Outdoor: 3000m steeplechase
2016 Indoor:
Mile
2015 Cross Country
2015 Outdoor: 3000m steeplechase
2014 Cross Country

NCAA East Preliminary Qualifier
2016:
3000m steeplechase
2015:
 3000m steeplechase

USTFCCCA Cross Country All-Southeast Region (2)
2015
2014

All-ACC Academic Team (3)
2016 Outdoor
2016 Indoor
2015 Cross Country
2014 Cross Country

USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
2015 Cross Country

TFRRS ProfileAll-Athletics.com Profile

2016 Outdoor
• All-ACC performer in the 3,000m steeplechase, placing third at the ACC Championships
• Ran a season-best time in 3,000m SC of 10:09.99 at ACCs
• Finished 16th in the 3,000m SC at NCAA East Preliminaries
• Named to All-ACC Academic Team
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2016 Indoor
• ACC Champion in mile
• Second-team All-American in the mile, placing 15th at NCAA Championships
• Set a PR in the mile of 4:36.11 at ACCs, which ranks fifth on UVA’s all-timet list
• Placed 14th in 3,000m at ACCs
• Named to All-ACC Academic Team

2015 Cross Country
• Earned All-Southeast Region honors with 15th-place finish at NCAA Southeast Regional
• Finished 11th at ACC Championships to earn All-ACC honors
• Placed Placed 92nd overall at NCAA Championships
• Won Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational
• Finished 22nd at Wisconsin adidas Invitational
• Named to All-ACC Academic Team

2015 OUTDOOR
• ACC Champion in the 3000m steeplechase
• Finished 16th in the 3000m steeplechase at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds
• Season-best 10:01.58 in the steeplechase ranks third in school history
• Season-best 16:15.93 in the 5000m ranks seventh in school history
• Season-best 4:21.30 in the 1500m ranks 10th in school history
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2015 INDOOR
• Finished 7th in the 3000m at the ACC Championships
• Season-best 9:22.75 in the 3000m ranks third in school history

2014 CROSS COUNTRY
• Virginia’s top finisher at the NCAA Southeast Regional, finishing third to earn All-Southeast Region honors
• Earned All-ACC honors with a 13th place finish at the ACC Championships
• Fourth-place finish at the Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational
• Finished 48th at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational
• Finished 102nd at the NCAA Championships

BACKGROUND
• Finished fifth at Edinburgh Great Cross Country meet, representing Great Britain
• 2014 British university steeplechase champion
• Three-time representative on England junior cross country
• 2014 England senior steeplechase participant

PERSONAL
• Daughter of Matthew and Mandy Lake
• Has an older sister, Georgina