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Ellen Rouse
Position: Multi-Events
Year: Senior
Hometown: Orofino, Idaho
High School: Orofino HS
Experience: High School

2012 Outdoor: Rouse earned her first career NCAA bid and First-Team All-WAC honor as a junior … finished 35th in the javelin throw at the NCAA West Preliminary with a mark of 136-6 (41.62m) … took third at the WAC Outdoor Championships in the javelin with a career-best mark of 147-7 (44.98m), which ranks sixth all-time at Idaho … won the javelin throw at the Duane Hartman Invitational on April 28 with a mark of 147-0 (44.81m) … hit 145-8 (44.40m) in the javelin to finish second at the Mondo Mid-Major Challenge on April 14 … also competed in the hammer during the season and posted a best of 144-0 (43.89m) in a ninth-place finish at the WAR V dual meet on April 7 … Spring WAC All-Academic honoree.

2012 Indoor: Rouse suffered a hand injury and did not compete indoors.

2011: Rouse redshirted the 2011 indoor and outdoor seasons.

2010 Indoor: Rouse finished 10th in the pentathlon at the WAC Indoor Championships with a score of 3.119. She set a career best of 17-9.5 (5.42m) in the long jump at the Husky Classic and 9.40 in the 60m hurdles at the WAC Championships.

2010 Outdoor: Rouse scored a career-best 4,649 in the heptathlon and took sixth place at the WAC Outdoor Championships to earn second-team all-WAC honors for the second year in a row in the event. She set career bests of 15.22 in the 100m hurdles and 2:35.02 in the 800m at the competition. She also scored one point in the javelin with a career-best throw of 131-11 (40.31m).

High School: Rouse had an outstanding high school career at Orofino High School ... Won 11 Idaho 2A state titles from 2005-08 ... Won three state titles as a senior in 2008, with state meet records in the 100m (12.37) and the 200m (25.22), as well as an individual title in the shot put (42-11) and a runner-up finish in the discus (115-4) ... Her 100m, 200m, shot put and discus marks were the best in the state of Idaho in 2008, regardless of division ... Was honored as the 2008 Orofino High School Female Athlete of the Year and earned the 2008 U.S. Army Reserve National Scholar/Athlete Award ... As a junior in 2007, won state titles in the 100m, 200m, shot put and discus and helped Orofino take third as a team ... Earned 2007 All-North Idaho Female High School Athlete of the Year and 2007 LCSC Warrior Athletic Association Female Athlete of the Year honors ... As a sophomore in 2006, won titles in the 100m, 200m and shot put and also finished sixth in the 100m hurdles ... as a freshman in 2005, won the 200m and took second in the 100m, third in the 400m and sixth in the long jump

Personal: She is the daughter of Kevin and Tracy Rouse ... Born Nov. 12, 1989 at Missoula, Mont. ... Has two brothers, Stewart and Lucas ... Was an honor roll student and National Honor Society member at Orofino HS ... Intended major is English

Indoor Career Bests:
Pentathlon: 3,251
60m: 7.85
200m: 26.36
800m: 2:41.95
60m Hurdles: 9.40
High Jump: 4-9 (1.45m)
Long Jump: 17-9.5 (5.42m)
Shot Put: 41-9.25 (12.73m)
Weight Throw: 50-3.25

Outdoor Career Bests:
100m: 12.60
200m: 25.80
800m: 2:35.02
100m Hurdles: 15.22
High Jump: 4-11 (1.50m)
Long Jump: 17-8.25 (5.39m)
Shot Put: 38-10.25 (11.84m)
Javelin Throw: 147-7 (44.98m)
Hammer Throw: 128-01 (39.03m)
Heptathlon: 4,649

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