Windy Santa Cruz
|HOMETOWN||Fall Creek, Wis.|
|HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)||Fall Creek|
2009 (Track and Field): Posted top times indoors of 2:31.34 in the 800m run and 5:38.78 in the mile run ... registered top outdoor times of 2:27.70 in the 800m run and 5:08.41 in the 1,500m run ... an Academic All-League selection during both the indoor and outdoor campaigns ... named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll both semesters ... recipient of Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports Scholar Award.
2008 (Cross Country): Ran in five races for the Crusaders in her second season as a team member ... surpassed previous career-best time in four of the five races ... ran a career-best 21:06 5K at the Notre Dame Invitational ... also broke 22 minutes at the Evansville Invitational and the Horizon League Championships ... earned Horizon League Academic Honor Roll recognition for both the fall and spring semesters.
2008 (Track and Field): Competed in the middle distances for the Crusaders as a sophomore ... was among top Valpo runners indoors in the 800m run (2:29.62, HL Championships) and outdoors in the 800m run (2:31.21, HL Championships) and 1,500m run (5:19.39, Hillsdale Gina Relays) ... also competed indoors in the mile run ... named to Horizon League Academic Honor Roll during both fall 2007 and spring 2008 semesters.
2007 (Cross Country): Competed three times for Valpo ... opened season at Crusader Invitational, covering 5K course in 23:19 ... registered fastest 5K time of year at Notre Dame Invitational, crossing the line in 22:32 ... named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll for both the fall 2007 and spring 2008 semesters.
2007 (Track and Field): Ran 11 times for Valparaiso as a freshman ... earned All Mid-Con indoor honors as part of third-place distance medley relay squad ... registered fifth-place finish at Boilermaker Invitational in 400m dash with personal-best time of 1:07.75 ... ran fastest 800m run of outdoor campaign at Mid-Con Championship, crossing the line in 2:36.37 ... a member of the Mid-Con All-Academic team ... named to the Fall 2007 Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.
Prep: A four-year letterwinner in both cross country and track and field for the Crickets ... earned All-Conference honors in cross country in 2004 ... Crickets finished second at Cloverbelt Conference meet in 2004 ... received Honorable Mention All-Conference accolades in 2002 ... member of state champion 4x800m relay team in 2004 and 2006 ... qualified for state track meet in 400m dash in 2004 ... all-conference performer in 400m dash in 2005 ... also played three years of basketball ... a member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Windy is the daughter of Jim and Brenda Rohlik ... major is chemistry ... born May 24, 1988.