Position
Distance
Height
5'9
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Austin, Texas
Major
International Trade & Finance
High School
Westlake HS

Events: 1,500m (4:53.47), Mile (5:16.47), 3,000m (10:15.13), 5,000m (17:51.82)

2018 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2018 OUTDOOR (JUNIOR)
Claimed gold in the 5,000 meter run at the Battle on the Bayou with a season-best time of 17:57.71 … took sixth in the 5,000 meter run at the LSU Invitational (18:19.53) … represented LSU in the 5,000 meter run at the SEC Championships … registered a personal best of 4:53.47 in the 1,500 meter run at the LSU Alumni Gold meet to place 12th.

2018 INDOOR (JUNIOR)
Registered a personal best mile time of 5:16.47 at the Bayou Bengal Invitational to finish third … finished second in the 3,000 meter run at the LSU Twilight (10:21.80) … clocked a 3,000 meter run time of 10:39.72 at the Purple Tiger Invitational.

2017
Closed her outdoor season by running a seasonal-best time of 18 minutes, 3.06 seconds in an eighth-place finish at the inaugural SEC Relays … Finished runner-up in the 5k at the LSU Alumni Gold meet with a run of 18:38.70 … Opened the outdoor season with a time of 18:13.62 for sixth place at the Louisiana Classics … Also ran the 5k at the Battle on the Bayou, clocking 19:00.85 for third place … Ran mostly the 3,000 meters during the indoor season … Crossed the finish line in second place at the Bayou Bengal Invitational with a seasonal-best time of 10:21.85 … Opened the campaign with a runner-up finish at the Purple Tiger Invitational running 10:30.18 … Also ran the 3k at the LSU Twilight where she crossed the finish line third in 10:36.74 … Also lined up in the 5k indoors at the Auburn Invitational, placing seventh with a run of 18:37.02 … Graduated from LSU in May 2017 with a degree in finance.

2016
A leader of LSU’s distance group throughout the 2016 season … One of the 10 fastest Lady Tigers in history in the indoor 5,000 meters with an indoor personal best of 18:00.15 run in a runner-up finish at the LSU Twilight … Ended the indoor season ranked No. 10 on LSU’s all-time indoor performance list in the 5,000 meters …Ran 18:38.66 in her first 5k of the season at the Power Five Conference Clash in Birmingham, Alabama … Twice finished runner-up in the 3k at the LSU Twilight (10:18.39) and Bayou Bengal Invitational (10:19.77) during the indoor season … Placed fourth in the 3,000 meters at the Purple Tiger Invitational (10:43.06) and seventh in the mile at the Purple Tiger Invitational (5:23.04) …Won her first career event title during the outdoor season at the LSU Alumni Gold where she clocked a lifetime best of 17:51.82 … Placed second in the 5k at the Battle on the Bayou (18:08.20) and fourth at the LSU Invitational (18:14.68) … Opened the outdoor season with a third-place finish in the 3k at Miami’s Hurricane Twilight while running an outdoor PR of 10:15.13 … Honored for her academic performance once again with a selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2015
Received a redshirt during her true freshman season with the Lady Tigers in 2015 … Recognized for her performance in the classroom with a selection to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

PRIOR TO LSU
A standout distance and cross country runner during her prep career at Westlake High School in Austin, Texas … Earned a 15th-place individual finish at the District 15-5A Championships during her senior cross country season in 2013 … Finished the 5,000-meter course in 21 minutes, 17.20 seconds to take home a 15th-place finish … Helped lead Westlake High School to the District 15-5A team title with her performance … Westlake High School earned a fifth-place team finish at the University Interscholastic League Region 2-5A Championships during the 2013 season … Ran a 2013 seasonal-best 5k time of 20:48.55 for 21st place at the Seven Lakes Showcase … Also ran 21:34.80 at the 5,000-meter course at the Gerald Richey XC Invitational for 46th place in the event … Clocked a 2013 seasonal-best three-mile time of 19:43.40 for 33rd place at the Austin Westlake Chaparral Invitational … Finished in 18th place at the 2013 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islander Splash Meet after finishing the three-mile course in 20:45.70 … Helped lead Westlake High School to three team titles during her senior campaign in 2013 at the AISD XC Invitational, Gerald Richey XC Invitational and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islander Splash Meet … Made her debut at the UIL Region 2-5A Championships as a freshman in 2010, finishing in 88th place overall with a two-mile time of 13:05.63 … Named to the Academic All-State Cross Country Team and Academic All-District 15-5A Cross Country Team in 2013.

PERSONAL
Full name is Rebecca Ann Little … Born on Jan. 16, 1996 … Parents are Lee and Carrie Little … Has an older sister, Katie, and an older brother, Scott … Mother, Carrie, attended LSU and brother, Scott, currently attends LSU … Uncle, Chris Little, ran track and cross country at Duke University … Was an active member of the student body at Westlake High School … Named to the NSPA Journalism Honor Roll from 2012-14 and the Quill & Scroll Honor Society for High School Journalists from 2013-14 … Served with the National Charity League for seven years … Recipient of the Presidential Service Award at the silver level … Was an active member of the Peer Assistances & Leadership Program for two years while serving as a mentor and group leader for elementary and middle school students … Was also a member of the French Club, Spanish Club and Journalism Club at Westlake High School … An active member of the youth group and member of the Student Leader Team at Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church … Majoring in international trade and finance.

 

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