Indoors: SEC Indoor Champion in the mile, posting a time of 4:40.19 after needing a time qualifier (4:54.37) from the prelims to reach the final … Led a Razorback 1-2-4 finish in the SEC mile, totaling 23 points … Earned SEC gold in the distance medley relay, running the first leg with a split of 3:26.24 (1,200m), as Arkansas posted a time of 11:19.51 … Also finished fifth in the 3,000m (9:21.82), scoring 16.5 points in the SEC meet … Qualified for NCAA Indoor Championships in the mile and 3,000m … Opened the indoor campaign placing third in the 3,000m with a then career best of 9:12.43 at Boston University in December … Won the mile (4:37.78) at Arkansas Invitational … Placed third in mile (4:36.33) at Razorback Invitational and ran on runner-up distance medley relay, splitting 3:22.85 on first leg, as Arkansas posted a time of 10:57.08, third fastest on Razorback all-time list … Set a career best in 3,000m at Husky Classic, placing sixth with an 8:56.63, which ranks No. 4 on the Arkansas all-time list … Also finished sixth in the mile with a season best of 4:35.33 at Husky meet … Runner-up in 800m at Arkansas Qualifier with a career best of 2:07.36.
Competed in 13 meets… Posted lifetime-best of 4:33.88 in the Mile, 2:07.80 in the 800-meters, 15:54.02 in the 5,000-meters, and 4:13.27 in the 1,500-meters… Earned First-Team All-American honors at the NCAA Indoor Championships in the Mile finishing fifth… Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor meet in the 1,500-meters… Recorded 15 top-10 finishes… SEC Silver medalist in the Mile indoors and SEC Silver medalist outdoors at 1,500-meters… Ran the No. 6 time in program history in the 1,500-meters at the NCAA West Prelims in Sacramento, Calif…
Competed in seven meets during the indoor season… Set a personal-best in the 3,000-meters at the Razorback Invitational running 9:30.85 (Jan. 26)… Posted a personal-best of 4:39.01 in the Mile at the Husky Classic (Feb. 9)… Bronze medalist in the Mile, and silver medalist in the DMR at the SEC Indoor Championships in College Station, Texas…
Picked up a pair of first-place finishes in the 1,000 and DMR at the Arkansas Invitational and Vanderbilt Invitational, respectively, to open her first indoor season as a Razorback … Posted a PR in the mile of 4:46.01 in the preliminary round of the event at the SEC Indoor Championships before going on to finish eighth at her first league meet … Opened outdoor season with a victory in the 800 at the Arkansas Spring Invitational … Raced to a second-place finish in the 1,500 at the Stanford Invitational … Posted a PR of 4:19.62 in the 1,500 at the Bryan Clay Invitational … Placed first in the 3,000 at the John McDonnell Invitational, clocking a personal best of 9:32.86 … Collected a pair of top-two finishes with the DMR and 4-x-800 meter relay teams at the SEC Relays … Ran a PR of 2:08.77 in the 800 at the Arkansas Twilight … Scored three points towards Arkansas’ team win at the SEC Outdoor Championships off a sixth-place finish in the 1,500 … Capped the year, placing 14th in the 1,500 at the NCAA West Preliminary Round, two places shy of a national championships berth.
11-time South Africa National Champion (1,500, 3,000 and cross country) … Represented South Africa on the international level at the IAAF World Youth Track and Field Championship (1,500 finalist) and the World Cross Country Championship … African Cross Country Championship qualifier … Southern Region Track and Field Championship (3,000) … Southern Region Cross Country Championship.
Born on April 15, 1997 … Daughter of Gerhard and Elise Viljoen … Has one brother; Daniel … Majoring in accounting.