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AS A JUNIOR: Helped anchor an Irish cross country team that made its first NCAA Championships appearance since 2005 ... opened the cross country season by finishing fourth in the Valparaiso Invitational (18:20), helping the Irish win the meet ... finished 11th with a time of 18:24 as the Irish won the National Catholic Championship ... recorded a time of 17:49, good for an 82nd-place finish at the Notre Dame Invitational ... finished 44th at the BIG EAST Cross Country Championships in Bronx, N.Y. ... finished 36th with a time of 22:07 to help the Irish finish forth at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional, earning a berth in the NCAA Championships ... placed second in the 3,000 meters at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener with a time of 9:57.49 ... finished sixth in the 3,000 meters at the Notre Dame invitational (9:59.55) ... just missed a top-ten finish, placing 11th in the 5,000 meters at the Meyo Invitational ... finished in the top-15 in both the 3,000 and 5,000 meters at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... ran the 5,000 meters in 17:07.47 at the Alex Wilson Invitational, good for ninth place ... placed fifth in the 5,000 meters at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a time of 36:04.89.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in all six meets for the Irish ... opened the season with a third-place finish (19:07) at the Valparaiso Invitational ... finished seventh with a time of 18:11 at the National Catholic Championship ... ran the Notre Dame Invitational in a time of 18:34 to finish 106th ... finished 166th (22:26) at the Pre-National Meet ... clocked a time of 22:34 at the BIG EAST Championship to finish 67th ... finished in 94th with a time of 23:09 at the Great Lakes Regional ... focused on the 3,000-meter run during the indoor track season ... opened the season with a ninth-place finish at the Blue and Gold Invitational, clocking a time of 10:45.43 ... finished sixth with a time of 10:25.77 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener ... crossed the line in 10:35.32 to finish 12th in the 3,000 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational ... opened the outdoor season with a sixth-place showing in the 5,000 meters at the Mike Poehlein Invitational, clocking a time of 18:08.67 ... closed the season with a sixth-place finish at the Spartan Invitational, running the 5,000 meters in a time of 18:00.68.

AS A FRESHMAN: Had a very solid cross country season in her debut with the Irish ... placed third on the team and seventh overall at the Valparaiso Invitational ... took 12th at the National Catholic Championship in a Notre Dame team victory ... ran 18:24 over 5,000 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational ... closed her season at the NCAA Pre-National open race, finishing 75th in 22:39 (6,000 meters) ... did not compete during the indoor track and field season ... ran 4:58.00 over 1,500 meters at the Spartan Invitational ... posted another season-best time at the Hillsdale Gina Relays, covering 5,000 meters in 18:12.13.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Twelve-time letterwinner in cross country, track and field and Nordic skiing at Cathdral High School ... earned all-state honors in each of her cross country seasons, highlighted by a runner-up finish in 2003 and a fourth-place finish in 2005 ... also a three-time all-state track runner and four-time Nordic skiing honoree ... four-time all conference performer in cross country and track, as well as a seven-time regional champion and six-time conference champion across both sports ... four-time cross country team MVP ... personal bests include 5:09 for 1,600 meters and 11:03 for 3,200 meters, both school records ... member of National Honor Society, Student Senate and the Chamber and Symphony Orchestras while at Cathedral ... born February 16, 1988 in St. Cloud, Minnesota ... daughter of Chris and Karen Tacl ... youngest of three children ... father, Chris, ran cross country and track at St. Thomas ... brother, Steve, played tennis at St. John's (Minn.) ... enrolled in the College of Science as a preprofessional studies major.

TACL'S CAREER INDOOR BESTS

3,000 Meters (BIG EAST Indoor Championships) 9:51.42
5,000 Meters (BIG EAST Indoor Championships 17:07.77

TACL'S CAREER OUTDOOR BESTS

1,500 Meters (Michigan State Spartan Invitational) 4:58.00
5,000 Meters (Alex Wilson Invitational) 17:07.47
10,000 Meters (BIG EAST Outdoor Championships) 36:04.89

Beth Tacl
Beth  Tacl

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Cloud, MN

High School:
Cathedral

Height:
5-6

Event:
XC/Distance

Birthdate:
02/16/1988

Event Calendar

Delta

January 14
11:00 AM
Illini Classic
Champaign, Ill. (University of Illinois-Armory)
January 21
11:00 AM
Notre Dame Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Notre Dame Invitational Meet Information
Notre Dame Invitational Schedule
January 28
10:00 AM
Big Ten/Power 5 Clash
Iowa City, Iowa (University of Iowa-Recreation Bldg.)
February 3
10:00 AM
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Meyo Invitational Meet Information
Meyo Invitational Schedule
February 4
10:00 AM
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 10
12:00 PM
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio (Spire Institute)
February 10
12:00 PM
Tiger Paw Invitational
Clemson, S.C. (Clemson University-Indoor Track & Field Complex)
February 10
12:00 PM
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa (Iowa State University-Lied Recreation Center)
February 11
12:00 PM
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa (Iowa State University-Lied Recreation Center)
February 11
12:00 PM
Tiger Paw Invitational
Clemson, S.C. (Clemson University-Indoor Track & Field Complex)
February 11
12:00 PM
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio (Spire Institute)
February 18
10:00 AM
Alex Wilson Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 23
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 24
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 25
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
March 10
5:00 PM
NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Stadium)
March 11
5:00 PM
NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Stadium)
March 18
11:00 AM
Yellow Jacket Invitational
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
March 24
12:00 PM
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C. (NC State-Paul Derr Track)
March 25
12:00 PM
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C. (NC State-Paul Derr Track)
March 30
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
March 31
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
March 31
10:00 AM
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif. (Stanford University-Cobb Track)
April 1
10:00 AM
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif. (Stanford University-Cobb Track)
April 1
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
April 7
11:00 AM
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona State University-Sun Angel Track)
April 8
11:00 AM
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona State University-Sun Angel Track)
April 15
12:00 PM
ACC/Big Ten Challenge
Louisville, Ky. (University of Louisville-Cardinal Park)
April 21
10:00 AM
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va. (University of Virginia-Lannigan Field)
April 22
10:00 AM
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va. (University of Virginia-Lannigan Field)
April 22
11:00 AM
Michael Johnson Invitational
Waco, Texas (Baylor University-Clyde Hart T&F Stadium)
April 27
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
April 28
12:00 PM
Gina Relays
Hillsdale, Mich. (Hillsdale College-Ken Herrick Track)
April 28
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
April 29
12:00 PM
Gina Relays
Hillsdale, Mich. (Hillsdale College-Ken Herrick Track)
April 29
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
May 6
3:00 PM
Billy Hayes Invitational
Bloomington, Ind. (Indiana University-Haugh Track Complex)
May 12
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 13
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 14
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 25
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
May 26
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
May 27
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
June 7
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 8
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 9
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 10
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)

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