The Irish host the last-chance meet, the Alex Wilson Invitational on Friday and Saturday to finish out the indoor season.
2012 Cross Country Season:Ran in all seven cross country races just one year after missing the entire 2011 season with injury ... started postseason with a 33rd place finish out of 126 runners at the 6K BIG EAST meet as the Irish took fifth out of 15 teams ... next turned in a 40th place effort out of 217 runners at the 6K NCAA Great Lakes Regional as Notre Dame placed third out of 32 teams ... closed out year by helping the Irish take 15th out of 31 teams at the 6K NCAA Championship meet ... opened season with a second place finish out of 60 runners at the 5K Crusader Invitational (17:48.3) ... took 11th out of 266 runners at the 5K National Catholic Championship (17:48.6) ... claimed 66th out of 145 runners in the 5K blue race at the Notre Dame Invitational (17:37) ... closed out regular season with a 10th place finish out of 107 runners in the 6K open race at the Wisconsin Invitational (21:19).
AS A SOPHOMORE: Did not run during the cross country season ... competed in 11 meets during the indoor and outdoor track and field seasons ... credited with seven top-five finishes on the year ... gathered in a first place finish in the 1,500m run at the Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational in a field of 28 participants with a winning time of 4:36.16 ... ran a personal best in the mile (4:51.07) at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships preliminary heat ... tacked on personal bests in the 5,000m dash (16:42.16) at the Polytan Invitational and in 5,000m run (4:29.30) at the Texas Roadhouse Border Battle ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a track and field monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in five meets during the cross country season ... opened career with first place finish at the National Catholic Invitational (17:37) ... competed in 11 meets during the track and field season, including both BIG EAST Championship meets ... ran the anchor leg in the 4,000m distance medley relay at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships, as the team finished fourth out of 12 teams in 11:37.8 ... placed second out of eight teams at the outdoor Texas Roadhouse Border Battle in the 5,000m (17:22.72) ... also finished second out of eight runners at the indoor Indiana University Relays in the 4x800mm relay (9:00.04) ... claimed second out of nine runners at the indoor Blue & Gold Invitational in the 1,000m (2:56.07) ... finished fifth out of 28 runners in the 1,500m run (4:40.55) at the outdoor Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational ... earned fifth place out of 35 runners at the indoor Indiana University Relays in the mile run (4:57.81) ... earned monograms during both the cross country and track and field seasons.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Seven-time letter winner in track & field, cross country and lacrosse...conference champion and regional champion during her junior and senior track & field campaigns...state champion, nationally ranked and all-American in track her junior season...four-time team MVP between cross country and track...all-conference honoree five times...competed in the Nike Outdoor Nationals in the mile (4th place)...holds the state record mile...indoor and outdoor school records in the 800, 1000, 3200, 5000, 1600 relay, 3200 relay and distance medley relay...named the 2009 Connecticut Gatorade Track & Field Player of the Year...member of the National Honor Society, Math Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society...daughter of Patrick and Margaret...youngest of three children... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and majoring in accounting.