Cross Country



35th Annual National Catholic Championships Set For Friday

The annual event gets underway at 3:30 p.m. at the Notre Dame Golf Course.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in one meet during the cross country season ... finished 17th at the Crusader Invitational 4K (14:19.9) … competed in six meets between the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons … kicked off the year placing third in the mile at the Blue and Gold Invitational (5:23.98) … finished 18th in the mile at the Notre Dame Invitational (5:18.60) … took 55th place in the Meyo Mile at the Meyo Invitational (5:07.47) … finished 23rd in the mile at the Spire DI Invitational … placed 22nd in the 1,500 meters at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge (4:55.60) … wrapped the season with a 19th-place showing in the 1,500 at the Gina Relays (4:55.68).

AS A FRESHMAN:Competed in two meets during the cross country season ... placed fourth out of 91 runners in the JV race of the National Catholic Championship 5K (18:57) ... finished 9thout of 110 runners in the JV race at the Notre Dame Invitational 5K (18:47.8) ... competed in four meets during the indoor track and field season ... had an impressive start to the season, placing fourth of eight runners in the Blue & Gold Invitational 1000m run (3:02.25) ... capped the season with a 34th-place finish among 35 runners in the Meyo Invitational 1000m run (3:01.93).

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL:Graduated from Pittston Area High School (Pittston, Pa.) in the spring of 2013 ... earned eight letters in cross country and track and field ... cross country state qualifier in 2013 ... set Pittston Area High School 5K record with a time of 18:58 ... district champion in the 4x800m relay ... advanced to state meet in 4x800m relay ... broke 4x800m relay record at the district meet ... helped Pittston Area to an undefeated season in 2013 ... three-time cross country regional all-star ... involved in National Honor Society ... received Bishop's Youth Award and the Who's Who Amongst American High School Honor Students Award ... twin sister, Kristen, is also a Notre Dame student ... uncle, Mike Donovan ('84), and aunt, Eileen Donovan ('90), also attended Notre Dame ... full name is Catherine Louise Lombardo ... born in Pittston, Pa. ... daughter of Michael and Susan Lombardo ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

Catherine Lombardo
Catherine  Lombardo


Pittstown, PA

High School:
Pittstown Area

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