Stephanie Ganter
Stephanie  Ganter


McKinney, Texas

High School:
McKinney HS



Plentl Named Student-Athlete Of The Year

The Ladyjacks have now won each of the last two women's cross country student-athlete's of the year.


Smith Named SLC Athlete Of The Week

Smith becomes first Ladyjack since 2009 to earn league's weekly honor.

First athlete in Southland Conference history to earn SLC Freshman of the Year honors in cross country, indoor track and field and outdoor track and field ... Former SLC Individual Champion ... Nine-time All-Southland Conference ... First-team Academic All-District.

2010: Finished fifth (21:44) overall at Southland Conference cross country championships, helping lead SFA to SLC title ... Earned all-region honors at NCAA South Central Regional, finishing 13th (21:05) overall ... Earned first-team ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District honors ... Finished second overall (17:33.74) in the 5,000 meters to earn all-conference honors during the outdoor season ... Also competed in the 5,000 meters at the Austin Regional ... Added an all-conference honor in the 10,000 meters (36:27.35) with a third-place finish ... Clocked a 10:07.60 to finish third in the 3,000 meters at the SLC Indoor Championships ... Just missed an all-conference honor in the 5,000 (17:39.12) meters at the conference indoor meet.

2009: Paced the Ladyjacks with her time of 22:21 to finish 32nd overall at the NCAA South Central Regional Cross Country Championships ... Finished 15th in the 5,000 meters at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships (17:14.92) ... Was named SLC Outdoor Track and Field Freshman of the Year after recording second-place finishes in the 5,000 meters (17:36.34) and 10,000 meters (36:44.52) ... Won the SLC Indoor 5,000-meter individual title with a time of 17:27.47 ... Also earned all-conference honors in the 3,000 meters finishing second overall with a time of 10:16.27 to earn SLC Indoor Track and Field Freshman of the Year honors.

2008: Took 36th overall with a time of 22:09.4 at the NCAA South Central Regional Championships ... Earned All-SLC and SLC Freshman of the Year honors with her third-place time of 22:08 at the SLC Cross Country Championships.

High School: Medaled twice in the Class 4A state track and field meet and just missed a third medal-winning performance in the state cross country meet ... As a senior, finished second in the 3,200 meters with a time of 11:06.52 at the state track meet ... Was third in the 1,600 meters at the same meet with a time of 5:04.69 ... Won the Class 4A, Region II championships in both events and ran a personal-best time of 10:55.87 in the 3,200 ... Won the 2007 Class 4A Region II cross country championships and took fourth at the state meet ... Finished 17th at the prestigious Foot Locker South Championships, posting a time of 17:54 in the 5,000-meter race ... Notched a third-place finish in the 1,600 at the regional championships as a junior and took sixth at the state cross country championships.


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