Rochelle Kanuho
Rochelle Kanuho
Year: RS-Senior
Hometown: Flagstaff, Ariz.
High School: Coconino
Position: Distance

Academic Notes: Majoring in parks and recreation management.

Personal Bests: 5:03.69@ (mile), 9:55.42 (3,000m), 16:43.33 (5,000m) 34:57.17 (10,000m)

2012 Track & Field: Was the Lumberjacks’ top runner in the 5,000 meters and their No. 2 in the 3,000m during the indoor season ... Her time of 16:43.33 in the 5K at the Husky Classic was then a 30-second personal best, and ended up as the Big Sky’s fourth-best in 2012 ... Scored in both her events at Big Sky Indoors, taking seventh in the 3,000m and fourth in the 5,000m ... Also ran the mile at the Mtn. T’s Invite, where she turned in a third-best team mark of 5:03.69@ ... Was far and away NAU’s best runner in the 5,000 and 10,000 meters during the outdoor season ...  Set another personal best in the 5K after running a 16:29.59 at the Stanford Invite, ultimately marking a 45-second improvement from the previous season ... Earned a berth in the NCAA West Preliminary meet with a 34:42.36 in the 10K at the Mt. SAC Relays ... Captured a pair of bronze medals in her two events at Big Sky Outdoors ... At West Prelims, finished 34th in the 10K with a time of 36:38.90 in her first of two events ... In her second event she gutted out a ninth-place finish in the 5K in her heat, good enough for 19th overall with a time of 17:01.15.

2011 Cross Country: Led the Lumberjack women's squad in five of her six races ... Compiled four top-10 finishes throughout the season, including an all-conference 10th-place finish at the Big Sky Championships ... Set a personal best for the 5K at the Dave Murray Invitational, finishing in third place and 17:13.0 ... Started the season with a sixth-place mark 917:48.2) at NAU's home meet, the George Kyte Classic ... Placed seventh at the Oklahoma State Cowboy Jamboree in a time of 17:29.21 ... Paced NAU at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational with a 41st place overall finish (20:52.7) ... Closed out her junior campaign by being named to the All-Region team after a 16th-place mark (21:30.9) at the NCAA Mountain Regionals.

2011 Track & Field: Continued breakout sophomore campaign with a personal-best mark in each event she competed in ... Finished the season ranked 31st in the 10,000-meter run after collecting a PR at the NCAA Preliminary Round Championships (34:57.17) ... Doubled up at the Big Sky Outdoor Championships, finishing third in the 10K (35:38.00) and seventh in the 5K (17:16.71) ... Ran PB in the 1,500m at the New Mexico Tailwind Invite (4:40.80@) ... At the Big Sky Indoor Championships, scored nine points with a fourth-place finish in the 5K and fifth-place showing in the 3,000-meter run with a career-best time of 9:55.42@.

2010 Cross Country: Closed out sensational sophomore season with a 28th-place finish at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships … Turned in a season-best 6K time from the regional meet (21:31.7) … Garnered Big Sky All-Conference honors after finishing fifth to lead the team (16:03.8) at the conference championship meet … Turned in a fifth-place finish in the ‘open’ race at the NCAA Pre-Nationals in first career 6K event (21:58.2) … After two seasons with the team, made collegiate debut at the Grand Canyon/Southwestern Invite … Blazed past the competition on the 5K course in a time of 18:16.1 to claim the individual title.

2010 Track & Field: In first track season with the Lumberjacks, ran the mile at five indoor meets in Flagstaff … Best mile time came at the NAU Tune Up when she crossed the finish line in 5:52.56@ … In lone outdoor race, ran 20:12.61 in the 5,000m at the Mesa Classic.

2009 Cross Country: Did not compete.

2008-09: Redshirt season.

High School: Graduated from Coconino High School in 2008 ... Four year letterer in both cross country and track and field ... Also lettered two years in basketball ... Was the Grand Canyon Regional Track and Field MVP in 2005 and 2006.

Personal: Born on July 4, 1990 ... Daughter of Carlos Jimenez ... Has four brothers, Terrance Kanuho, Julio Jimeniz, Joshua Ratcliff and Jessie Ratcliff ... Also has three sisters, Kristy Kanuho, Vanessa Jimeniz and Samantha Jimenez.