2012 Cross Country: Ran WAC Cross Country Championship (10/27) in 10:09.51, taking 60th ... finished 53rd in Beaver Classic (10/19) with time of 24:10 ... finished 29th in Emerald City Open (10/13), finishing the race in 25:00.8 ... finished Dellinger Invitational (9/29) in 19:37, taking 64th place ... ran Sundodger Invitational (9/15) in 23:55.46, placing 63rd.
2012 Outdoor: At WWU Twilight Meet May 4, took fifth in 3000 meter run with time of 11:01.1 ... at Duane Hartman Invitational April 27-28, ran 5000 meter run in 19:29.92 ... at WAR 5 meet April 7, ran 5000 meter run in 19:48.39.
Carroll College: Bates competed at Carroll College in Helena, Mont., for two years.
Lakewood HS: Bates was a three-time letterwinner in track and field as well as a letterwinner in cross country for the Cougars. She also participated in club soccer for Snohomish United from 2006 to 2009.
Personal: Bates is the daughter of Kevin Bates and Karen Bates-Earnest and has two siblings, Katherine Bates and Arthur Earnest. Born Jan. 28, 1991, she is majoring in psychology.