Isabel Van Camp - Women's Cross Country - Arkansas Razorbacks

Isabel Van Camp

Jr. | 5-8 | Distance | Keller, Texas | Keller HS

Career highlights

  • Collegiate record | 4 x 1500m Relay
  • 3-time first-team All-America | Cross Country (1), Indoor (1), Outdoor (1)
  • 2022 NCAA Indoor Champion | Distance Medley Relay
  • 2022 NCAA Outdoor 8th | 5,000m
  • 2022 SEC Outdoor bronze | 10,000m
  • 2022 SEC Indoor bronze | 3,000m
  • 2021 SEC Indoor bronze | Distance Medley Relay

(2021-22)
Outdoor: Member of collegiate record performance in 4 x 1,500m relay to win Penn Relays title … Split 4:16.9 on first leg as Arkansas produced a time of 16:53.87 to break the previous record of 17:08.34 set by Tennessee in 2009 … The time by Arkansas ranks No. 2 on the U.S. all-time list and No. 3 on the World all-time list … Earned a third All-America honor during season by placing eighth in the 5,000m at the NCAA Championships with a career best of 15:35.64, which ranks No. 3 on the UA all-time list … A 10,000m debut of 34:18.83 earned a SEC bronze medal … Her outdoor 5,000m debut generated a time of 15:54.70 to win her section at the Mt. SAC Relays … Finished fourth in the SEC 5,000m with a PR of 15:51.71 … Racing over 1,500m set a PR of 4:16.48 to place ninth in Invitational section at Stanford … Also ran 4:17.42 for third in Invitational section at Penn Relays.

Indoor: Member of national champion distance medley relay, running first leg (3:22.76, 1200m) on 10:51.37 effort that broke the Arkansas school record and facility record at the Birmingham CrossPlex … SEC bronze medalist in 3,000m with a career best of 9:01.34, which ranks No. 6 on UA all-time list … Her debut in 3,000m came in the Washington Husky Classic, running 9:07.89 for eighth place … Raced at 5,000m distance for first time in December meet, clocking 16:17.81 for fifth place in Wooo Pig Classic … Her next race over 5,000m resulted in fourth place in SEC Championships with a career best of 15:55.02, which ranks No. 6 on UA all-time list … Racing over the mile distance, produced times of 4:45.17 (7th Razorback Inv), 4:40.41 (18th Husky Classic), and 4:41.79 (2nd Arkansas Qualifier).

Cross Country: Earned initial All-America honor by placing 37th in NCAA Cross Country Championships, posting a 6k time of 19:54.7 on the Florida State course … NCAA South Central Region runner-up with a 20:15.4 on 6k course in Waco … Placed 10th in SEC Championships as Arkansas defended team title, posting a time of 20:29.4 over 6k on the Gans Creek course in Missouri … Opened season placing sixth in the Missouri Opener (17:16.6, 5k) … Finished 12th in Oregon’s Dellinger Invitational (20:24.6, 6k) … Running at Pre-Nats in Tallahassee, placed 24th with a 20:16.5 (6k).

Sophomore (2020-21)
Outdoor: Established career best times in 800m and 1,500m with marks of 2:09.34 and 4:19.13 … Her debut in the 1,500m produced a 4:20.08 to place eighth in Florida at the Tom Jones Memorial … Posted a 4:0.52 to place third at John McDonnell Invitational … Then generated three consecutive PRs with a 4:19.17 in SEC prelims, followed by a 4:19.13 to finish sixth in SEC final … Improved to 4:18.98 in first round of NCAA West Preliminary, and placed 20th in the second round with a 4:19.53 … Ran 800m twice, opening with a 2:09.79 at Florida … Clocked a career best 2:089.23 to finish fifth at John McDonnell Invitational …

Indoor: Member of bronze medal distance medley relay (11:00.46) at SEC Championships, running first leg in a split of 3:23.23 … Set career best in 800m and mile with times of 2:10.33 and 4:38.88 … Her debut at the mile distance produced a 4:46.46 to place fifth at Wooo Pig Classic … Improved her PR over the next three races starting with a 4:45.04 for fifth in Razorback Invitational … Clocked 4:43.63 in Tyson Invitational to finish 11th … Then posted a 4:38.88 in prelims of SEC Indoor, and placed fifth in the final with a 4:40.20 … Qualified for NCAA Championships, running 4:39.29 in the prelims … Raced at 800m twice, opening with a career best 2:13.75 as runner-up in Arkansas Invitational … Then improved PR to 2:10.33 to place fourth in Arkansas Qualifier.

Cross Country: Finished 22nd in the SEC Championships, posting a time of 20:47.0 on the 6,000m course in Baton Rouge … Ninth finisher among Razorback squad of 12 as Arkansas won eighth consecutive SEC title … Finished seventh in Missouri’s Gans Creek Classic, producing a personal best of 20:32.8 on the 6,000m course and placed sixth among the Razorback squad … Bettered her previous best of 21:50.2 for 6k … Placed ninth in SEC Preview to open season, finishing sixth among Razorbacks, while setting a personal best of 17:31.7 on the 5k course, improving her previous best of 17:46.2 … Finished 34th at UAB Blazer Classic, running 6k time of 21:15.6.

Freshman (2019)
Cross Country: Competed in four meets … Placed 66th in SEC Championships with a 21:50.2 on 6,000m course … Finished 10th among Razorback squad and placed 10th among freshman in field … In debut race, finished 71st in John McNichols Invitational (5k, 18:27.8) … 52nd in Chile Pepper Festival (5k, 17:46.2) … Placed 25th in B race at Wisconsin Nuttycombe Inv. (6k, 21:52.0).

High School
Four-year letter winner for coach Brian Zaring at Keller High School … Two-time State Champions, two-time area champion, six-time district champion … Two-time regional champion in the 800-meters … Three-time medalist at the State Championships in the 800-meters … Team Captain as a senior… NXN Team Qualifier in 2016 and 2017 … Holds personal-bests of 2:08.50 (800m), 4:56 (1600m), 10:50.67 (3200m), 17:18 (5k XC).

Personal
Daughter of Eric and Susan Van Camp… Has one sibling, Rachel Edwards… Father played football at Oklahoma…. Majoring in International and Global Studies.

Isabel Van Camp | Career stats

Career best marks

Indoor

  • 600 | 1:39.20
  • 800 | 2:10.33
  • Mile | 4:38.88
  • 3,000 | 9:01.34
  • 5,000 | 15:55.02

Outdoor

  • 800 | 2:09.34
  • 1500 | 4:16.48
  • 5,000 | 15:35.64
  • 10.000 | 34:18.83