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BIO: Anna Willard
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DOB: 3/31/1984
Birth Place: Brunswick, Maine
High School/College: Telstar High School/ Brown University/ University of Michigan
Current Affiliation: 
Place of Residence: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Coach: Mike McGuire
First Steeplechase: April, 2005; Providence, Rhode Island
Steeplechase PR: 9:22.76

Career Highlights:
-3 time All-American (2006 Indoor DMR 8th, 2006 Steeple 6th, 2007 Steeple 1st)
-National Collegiate Record holder in the Steeple and US All-Comers record in the Steeple (9:38)
-2007 Michigan Athlete of the Year
-2007 Mideast Region Winner and Record Holder (9:44)
-2007 Outdoor Track Big Ten Athlete of the Year
-2007 Outdoor Track Big Ten Athlete of the Championships
-2007 Big Ten Champ: 1500m, Steeple, 5000m
-Big Ten Record Holder in the Steeple (9:57)
-2007 Outstanding College Womens Athlete of the Penn Relays
-Member of the 4x1500m and 4x800m National Collegiate Record holding teams. (4:13.9, 6th fastest in Penn Relays history, and 2:04.0)
-Holder of 10 School Records at Brown University.
-Steeplechase Record Holder of the Ivy League (Heptagonal League). 10:11 at the championships, 10:06 at NCAA's.

400m- 54.6 (mile relay split)
800m- 2:03.9
1500m- 4:13.9 (4x1500m relay split), 4:15.9
mile- 4:42.3
3000m- 9:23.5
Steeple- 9:38.0
5000m- 15:53.3
Personal Motto/Favorite Quote(s):
"The highest reward for a persons toil is not what they get for it- but what they become by it." -Jon Ruskin

"Pressure is nothing more than the shadow of great opportunity." -Michael Johnson

"Get in her kitchen and stay there." -Michigan Coach Mike McGuire

"Take NOTHING for granted." -Brown Coach Craig Lake

Motto: Work my ass off, stay confident, and set ridiculously high goals.
Person/People I Admire:My parents. They encouraged me to be a free thinker, they showed me the meaning of hard work, and because they are thankful for what is truly valuable in this world.

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