Born 01/10/92 in Grinnell, Iowa … daughter of Loren and Sondi Burnell … has two siblings, Lisa and Scott.
Graduated from Grinnell High School where she lettered all four years in track, three years in cross country, and one year in cheerleading … received All-Conference, Most Improved and MVP … outside of athletics, received High Honors and the Mat Lagaveen Character Award.
2010: All-Midwest Conference
Track and Field
2011: All-Midwest Conference in indoor 800-meter run, mile and sprint medley relay, as well as outdoor 800, 1500 and 4x400 relay … set school record in indoor and outdoor 800-meter runs, as well as outdoor 4x400 relay