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Rentz's Career Honors:
• First-Team All-Patriot League (2008)
• Patriot League Runner of the Week (Sept. 30, 2008; Oct. 7, 2008; Oct. 21, 2008)
• Patriot League Academic Honor Roll (2007, '08)

2009:
• Was one of Navy's top-three finishers in five of the seven races in which she competed
• Paced the Mids with a 21:51.5 vs. Army (10/16)
• Finished 16 out of 109 competitors with a 23:34.88 at the Salty Dog Invitational (9/12)
• Ran a 23:23 at the Patriot League Championship (10/30)

2008:
• Delivered an impressive sophomore campaign
• Raced and scored in eight meets
• Team's top runner three times and second-fastest performer on four more occasions
• Finished among the overall top-five runners four times
• Delivered a first-place time of 22:17 in the Star Meet against Army
• Produced the team's best clocking at the Roy Griak Invitational and Paul Short Run immediately prior to the Star Meet
• Landed in third place at the Patriot League Championship with a 21:33.8 showing
• Followed with a 41st-place time at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Region Championship courtesy of a 23:17 clocking
• Began the year by placing third at the Mount St. Mary's Invitational and fourth at the Fordham Invitational

2007:
• Saw action in six meets as a rookie
• Scored in her first-three races and displaced in the next
• Totaled three top-20 efforts
• Boasted the team's second-best time, 15th overall, in the Salty Seadog Invitational with a 23:20 clocking
• Placed eighth one week before with a 21:14.1 showing at the Dartmouth Invitational
• Kicked off the year with a 19:29.53 clocking for 23rd place in the 5k Covered Bridge Open
• Rounded out the team's scoring seven at the Paul Short Invitational
• Landed 18th in the Star Meet at Army and 67th at the Patriot League Championship

Navy Track Career Bests:
• 800m - 2:24.39
• 1,000m - 3:13.72
• 1,500m - 4:44.56
• Mile - 5:03.78

High School:
• Attended Mt. Carmel High School, where she earned four letters in track, three in cross country and three in soccer
• Captained her cross country and track teams
• Three-time all-county cross country runner
• Four-time all-county runner on the track team
• Selected team MVP of both the cross country and track teams
• Named 2006 cross country scholar-athlete of the year
• Member of the National Honor Society

Personal:
• Daughter of Anne and Thomas Rentz
• Father, Thomas, and uncle, John, are Class of 1978 graduates from the U.S. Naval Academy
• Grandfather, Frank, also graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy
• Born March 24, 1989, in Canberra, Australia
• Majoring in oceanography

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