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Saskia Janssen
Saskia Janssen

Hometown:
Schwalmtal, Germany

High School:
St. Wolfhelm

Height:
5-10

Position:
Distance

Birthdate:
09/18/1985


Fall 2005: Big South Cross Country Rookie of the Year and All-Big South after a third-place finish at the Big South Conference Championships, helping the team win its fifth straight Big South Conference Championships... Individiual Champion of the CCU Invitational with a course record of 18:03... Fourth-place finish at Appalachian State's Covered Bridge Open... Finished 38th out of 205 runners at the NCAA Southeast Regional Championships with a personal best for 6,000 meters of 21:30...

Prior to Coastal: German Junior National Champion in the 800m and 1500m...

High School: Participated in the European Junior Cross Country Championships in Edinburg where she placed 16th and won the bronze medal with the team... As a junior, won the German Junior Championships in the 1500m in 2003 and ran personal best...

Personal: Full name: Saskia Janssen... Born: 9-18-85...Daughter of Gregor and Gabriela Janssen... Majoring in management.