Rolonda Jumbo
Rolonda Jumbo
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Chinle, Ariz.
High School: Chinle
Position: Distance
Major: Nursing

Academic Notes: Majoring in criminal justice.

2013 Cross Country: Had a great sophomore campaign as she developed into NAU's No. 1 runner toward the end of the season... Finished ninth at the Big Sky Championships with a time of 17:18.8... Finished 11th at the Mountain Region Championships with a time of 20:51.2 in the women's 6K... Competed at the NCAA National Championships for the first time of her career... All-Big Sky... All-Mountain Region

2012 Cross Country: Competed in three meets... Finished tenth at the Big Sky Championships with a time of 17:46.4... Finished 62nd at the Mountain Region Championships with a time of 22:10.6.

High School: Four-time state champion in cross country and six-time individual state champion on the track ... Led her teams to three Arizona 3A and Division 3 state titles (2009-10, 2012) ... Competed on the 2009 Junior USA Team for the North American, Central American, and Caribbean Championships (NACAC) in Florida ... Competed in the USA National Cross Country Championships four times (2009-12) in the Junior Women's 6K race for Wings of America, an organization that uses sport to encourage American Indian youth to look to the future while embracing a past they can be proud of.

Personal: Born January 27, 1994 to Jerrison Jumbo ... Has three older brothers, Ronaldo, Ronald, and Roland ... Hobbies include barrel racing and playing guitar, and she loves analyzing things, reading Jane Austen novels, and running on her toes ... Also considered Lipscomb University and the University of Colorado-Boulder before choosing NAU for the city's beauty, the campus environment, and the great cross country and track and field teams.