LSU Cross Country BIO
Rebecca Little
Player Profile:
Rebecca Little 1821660
Position: Cross Country
Height: 5'9"
Class: Senior
Experience: 3 Letters
City/State: Austin, Texas
High School: Westlake HS
Major: International Trade & Finance
Born: 01/16/1996

2016
Finished in the Top 60 individually in three of the six races in her junior season … Her top finish was a 13th-place effort in the LSU Invitational as she recorded a time of 18 minutes, 46.79 seconds on the 5k course at Highland Road Park in Baton Rouge … Placed 42nd at the Rice Invitational with a 4k time of 15:59.16 at the Rice Intramural Fields … In the Texas A&M invitational, she crossed in 58th place with a 6k time of 22:46.64 … Followed with a finish of 96th place at the Crimson Classic … Closed out her junior campaign by finishing 111th at the SEC Championships with a time of 23:19.50 for 6k at the Agri XC Course in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

2015
Began her sophomore season at the Allstate Sugar Bowl with a top-5 finish with a time of 20 minutes, 40.9 seconds … Finished with a top-10 finish at the LSU Invitational clocking a personal-best time of 19:13.63 … Traveled to Tuscaloosa to compete in the Crimson Classic where she placed 138th with a time of 19:17.28 … Wrapped up her sophomore season at the SEC Championships with a time of 23:40.5 while placing 131st.

2014
Made her collegiate debut as a Lady Tiger at the LSU Cross Country Invitational, finishing in 14th place with a time of 20:02.82 at Highland Road Park in Baton Rouge … Competed in the Chile Pepper Festival, clocking 19:17.2 for 189th place … Competed in the SEC Cross Country Championships, finishing in 120th place with a time of 24:02.36 … Finished her season at the NCAA South Central Regional clocking 24:10.40 for 133rd place.

PRIOR TO LSU
A standout distance and cross country runner during her prep career at Westlake High School in Austin, Texas … Earned a 15th-place individual finish at the District 15-5A Championships during her senior cross country season in 2013 … Finished the 5,000-meter course in 21 minutes, 17.20 seconds to take home a 15th-place finish … Helped lead Westlake High School to the District 15-5A team title with her performance … Westlake High School earned a fifth-place team finish at the University Interscholastic League Region 2-5A Championships during the 2013 season … Ran a 2013 seasonal-best 5k time of 20:48.55 for 21st place at the Seven Lakes Showcase … Also ran 21:34.80 at the 5,000-meter course at the Gerald Richey XC Invitational for 46th place in the event … Clocked a 2013 seasonal-best three-mile time of 19:43.40 for 33rd place at the Austin Westlake Chaparral Invitational … Finished in 18th place at the 2013 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islander Splash Meet after finishing the three-mile course in 20:45.70 … Helped lead Westlake High School to three team titles during her senior campaign in 2013 at the AISD XC Invitational, Gerald Richey XC Invitational and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islander Splash Meet … Made her debut at the UIL Region 2-5A Championships as a freshman in 2010, finishing in 88th place overall with a two-mile time of 13:05.63 … Named to the Academic All-State Cross Country Team and Academic All-District 15-5A Cross Country Team in 2013.

PERSONAL
Full name is Rebecca Ann Little … Born on Jan. 16, 1996 … Parents are Lee and Carrie Little … Has an older sister, Katie, and an older brother, Scott … Mother, Carrie, attended LSU and brother, Scott, currently attends LSU … Uncle, Chris Little, ran track and cross country at Duke University … Was an active member of the student body at Westlake High School … Named to the NSPA Journalism Honor Roll from 2012-14 and the Quill & Scroll Honor Society for High School Journalists from 2013-14 … Served with the National Charity League for seven years … Recipient of the Presidential Service Award at the silver level … Was an active member of the Peer Assistances & Leadership Program for two years while serving as a mentor and group leader for elementary and middle school students … Was also a member of the French Club, Spanish Club and Journalism Club at Westlake High School … An active member of the youth group and member of the Student Leader Team at Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church … Plans to major in business at LSU.

 

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