Events: Mile (5:23.04), 3,000M (IN: 10:18.39; OUT: 10:15.13), 5,000M (IN: 18:00.15; OUT: 17:51.82)
A leader of LSU's distance group throughout the 2016 season ... One of the 10 fastest Lady Tigers in history in the indoor 5,000 meters with an indoor personal best of 18 minutes, 0.15 seconds run in a runner-up finish at the LSU Twilight ... Ended the indoor season ranked No. 10 on LSU's all-time indoor performance list in the 5,000 meters ...Ran 18:38.66 in her first 5k of the season at the Power Five Conference Clash in Birmingham, Alabama ... Twice finished runner-up in the 3k at the LSU Twilight (10:18.39) and Bayou Bengal Invitational (10:19.77) during the indoor season ... Placed fourth in the 3,000 meters at the Purple Tiger Invitational (10:43.06) and seventh in the mile at the Purple Tiger Invitational (5:23.04) ...Won her first career event title during the outdoor season at the LSU Alumni Gold where she clocked a lifetime best of 17:51.82 ... Placed second in the 5k at the Battle on the Bayou (18:08.20) and fourth at the LSU Invitational (18:14.68) ... Opened the outdoor season with a third-place finish in the 3k at Miami's Hurricane Twilight while running an outdoor PR of 10:15.13 ... Honored for her academic performance once again with a selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
Received a redshirt during her true freshman season with the Lady Tigers in 2015 … Recognized for her performance in the classroom with a selection to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.
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.
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 … Majoring in international trade and finance.