|Hometown:||Essex Junction, Vt.|
2017 Season: Competed in five meets for the Sharks in her first collegiate season ... Made her collegiate debut by placing 76th at the two-mile Roger Williams Invitational with a time of 15:41 on September 2 ... Improved her five-kilometer time by 1:26 over the season and finished 50th at the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championship with a personal-best time of 23:33 to at Colt State Park in Bristol, R.I. on October 28 ... Posted a six-kilometer mark of 31:17 to place 94th at the Seven Sisters Championship in Northampton, Mass. on October 14.
High School/Personal: Ran cross country on the Junior Varsity team for four years at Essex High School ... Member of Spanish Honor Society and Kaleidoscope Choral Group at EHS ... Born August 28, 1999 ... Daughter of Ian Vankirk and Huong Vu ... Majoring in Education/Psychology at Simmons.