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Class: r-Sr.
Hometown: Morgantown, W.Va.
Height: 5-1
Sport: Women's Cross Country


  • Gifted runner with several strong finishes last season
  • Has regional and conference championship experience
At West Virginia in 2011
  • Arrived in 93rd place at the BIG EAST Championship in 23:07 (6k)
  • Came in 83rd place at the Penn State National in 23:23 (6k)
  • Achieved a 110th-place finish at the Greater Louisville Cross Country Classic in 18:33 (5k)
  • Finished in 49th place at the Toledo Bubble Buster Invitational in 14:33 (4k)
  • Came in sixth place at the UMES Lid-Lifter Invitational with a 5k time of 18:24
At West Virginia in 2010
  • Came in 62nd at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional with a 6k time of 22:20
  • Arrived in 53rd place at the BIG EAST Championships with a 6k time of 23:01
  • Finished 73rd at the Penn State National, crossing the line in 22:23 (6k)
  • Came in 26th place at the Notre Dame Invitational in 18:37 (5k)
  • Arrived in 23rd place at the BIG EAST Preview in 20:00
  • Earned a first-place finish at the WVU Invitational with a 4K time of 15:02
  • BIG EAST academic all-star
At West Virginia in 2009
  • Raced at the ECAC Championships, finishing in 18:18
  • Came in seventh at the Maryland Eastern Shore Invitational, crossing the line in 19:06
At West Virginia in 2008
  • Redshirted
  • Finished 32nd (23:08) in the junior women’s 6K at the United States World Cross Country Trials
  • Coached by Ed Frohnapfel at University High
  • NCAC 1,600-meter champion and took third at 2008 state meet
  • Helped cross country team win 2007 NCAC, regional and state titles
  • Took third individually at the 2007 state cross country meet
  • All-conference in track and cross country
  • Also played soccer
  • Daughter of Robert and Darlene Portner
  • Full name is Hallina
  • Grew up in Colorado Springs, Colo., before moving to Morgantown
  • One of two children
  • Birthday is May 14
  • Majoring in exercise physiology
  • Named to the Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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