2005 XC: Finished 52nd in 16:37.51 on 4K course at Belmont Opener ... Placed 16th in 12:44 on two-mile course at UTC Opener ... Came in 31st in 19:50.20 at WKU Old Timers Classic and third in 19:54 at Arkansas State Invitational, both 5K courses ... Placed 15th in 12:36 on two-mile course at UTC Invitational ... Finished 24th in 19:05.68 on 5K course at Sun Belt Championships.
XC: Capped season with 37th place finish at Sun Belt Championships with time of 21:03.3 ... Ran in five other meets, finishing 80th in Belmont Opener, 43rd in Commodore Invitational, 32nd in WKU Old Timers Classic, 31st at Cardinal Classic and 23rd at UTC Front Runner. Indoor: Finished third in 3000-meters in 11:12.53 at ASU Kickoff Klassic ... Came in fourth in mile in 5:29.65 and 10th in 800-meters in 2:32.63 ... Finished 33rd in 3000 in 11:23.09 at Kentucky Invitational and seventh in mile in 5:26.34 at Blue Raider Invitational ... Placed sixth in mile in 5:28.48 and 10th in 800 in 2:39.09 at Middle Tennessee Open ... Came in eighth in 3000 in season-best 11:00.05 at MT Valentine Invitational ... Finished eighth in mile in 5:22.02 and 11th in 5000-meters in 19:04.83 at Sun Belt Championships. Outdoor: Posted time of 18:55.92 in 5000-meters and 12:01.81 in 3000-meter steeplechase at Alabama Relays ... Finished eighth in personal-best time of 11:43.31 in 3000mST and posted time of 2:27.76 in 800-meters at Yellowjacket Invitational ... Placed sixth in 3000mST in 12:06.54 at Ole Miss Invitational and came in sixth in 800 in 2:28.88 at Boston Moon Classic ... Finished 14th in 3000-meters in personal-best time of 10:51.00 at Vanderbilt Invitational and came in seventh in 3000mST in 12:12.05 at National City Invitational ... Posted personal-best mark of 18:45.24 to place seventh in 5000 and finished sixth in 3000mST in PR time of 11:37.41 at Sun Belt Championships.
Lansing CC: Earned Second Team All-America honors in 3000-meters and 3000-meter steeplechase.
High School: All-State performer at Ludington HS for coach Ross Donley ... All-State performer in cross country and All-State on the 3200m relay team ... Holds the school record in the 5K and 800m ... Also participated in swimming and volleyball ... Member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Sara Jo Lunning ... Daughter of Joseph and Ellen Lunning ... Born October 26, 1983 ... Majoring in Mass Communication.