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Betel Yosef

Class: Senior
Position:
Height: 5-3

Previous School: Thomas A. Edison HS

Hometown: Alexandria, Va.

2012 Outdoor Track & Field (Jr.)
• Big South Presidential Honor Roll member for the third straight time
• Found success in the steeplechase, beginning with her very first try at the event
• Won her steeplechase debut, at the Liberty Collegiate Invitational, in a time of 11:38.09
• Improved her steeplechase time to 11:01.58 in the Big South final, taking third place
• Now ranks No. 3 on Liberty's all-time steeplechase list
• Also came in ninth in the Big South 5K final, clocking a personal-best 18:03.83

2011-12 Indoor Track & Field (Jr.)
• At the Big South meet, anchored the distance medley relay team to second place and came in 13th in the mile
• Began the year with an indoor personal-best 5K effort of 18:10.78 at the Liberty Kickoff
• Dropped her mile time to 5:12.84 at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup

2011 Cross Country (Jr.)
• Ran inside Liberty's top four all season
• Improved by seven spots from the 2010 Big South meet with a 12th-place conference finish in a cross country 5K personal-best time of 18:23
• Came in 135th at the NCAA Division I Southeast Regional Championship

2011 Outdoor Track & Field (So.)
• Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Made the Big South 1,500-meter final for the second straight year, placing ninth
• Lowered her 1,500 personal best to 4:49.84 at the Raleigh Relays

2010-11 Indoor Track & Field (So.)
• Ran the 1,600-meter anchor leg of Liberty's Big South champion distance medley relay squad

2010 Cross Country (So.)
• Stepped up with a 19th-place finish at the Big South meet, serving as the No. 5 finisher for Liberty's championship-winning team
• Also ran in the No. 5 spot for the Lady Flames at the NCAA Division I Southeast Regional Championship, where she sped to a 6K personal-best effort of 22:49.6

2010 Outdoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Ran a season-best 1,500 time of 4:50.51 for sixth place in the Big South final, contributing to the Lady Flames' 27-point event

2009-10 Indoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Ran the 1,200-meter leadoff leg for Liberty's third-place distance medley relay squad at the Big South meet
• Placed 16th in the Big South mile final

2009 Cross Country (Fr.)
• Served as Liberty's No. 5 runner during most of her freshman season
• Came in 23rd overall and sixth among the Lady Flames at the Big South meet
• Posted a 5K season-best time of 19:15.2 at the Hagan Stone Park Classic

Prep
• Graduated from Thomas Edison High School, where she was named Female Athlete of the Year as a senior
• Finished 18th in the junior/senior division of the 2008 Foot Locker South Regional Cross Country Championship
• Competed in the 4 x 800 relay at the Virginia Group AAA indoor and outdoor state meets as a senior

Personal
• Daughter of Abiy Moguess and Eden Tadesse
• Major is psychology
• Birthday is on March 22

Cross Country Personal Bests
5K:
18:11.90
Oct. 27, 2012 – Big South Championship
Rock Hill, S.C.

6K: 22:41.66
Nov. 9, 2012 – NCAA Southeast Regional Championship
Charlotte, N.C.

Big South Cross Country Championship (5K)
2009 (Winston-Salem, N.C.):
23rd place, 19:51
2010 (Blacksburg, Va.): 19th place, 18:52.56
2011 (Conway, S.C.): 12th place, 18:23
2012 (Rock Hill, S.C.): 9th place, 18:11.90 (All-Big South)

NCAA Southeast Regional Championship (6K)
2009 (Louisville, Ky.):
159th place, 23:31.9
2010 (Louisville, Ky.): 129th place, 22:49.6
2011 (Louisville, Ky.): 135th place, 22:52.2
2012 (Charlotte, N.C.): 125th place, 22:41.66

Top Track Times at Liberty
1,500:
4:49.84
Mile: 5:12.84
3K: 10:16.16
3K Steeplechase: 11:01.58
5K: 18:03.83