Notre Dame competed in the National Catholic Championship on September 16th, 2011.
AS A SENIOR: Competed in six of the seven meets during the cross country season ... took first place in the National Catholic Championship 5K (17:17.9), a performance that earned her ACC Performer of the Week ... placed ninth out of 198 runners in the Notre Dame Invitational 5K (17:18.3) ... placed 16th out of 288 runners in the Wisconsin Invitational 6K (20:07) ... finished 16th out of 140 runners in the ACC Championship 6K (20:55.8), earning All-ACC honors ... also earned All-Region honors after finishing third out of 227 runners in the NCAA Great Lakes Regional 6K (20:14) ... placed 94th out of 254 runners in the NCAA Championship 6K (21:16.6) ... earned a cross country monogram ... competed in eight meets during the indoor track & field season ... one of only two female Irish athletes to compete in three events at the ACC Indoor Championships: placed third of 10 runners in the finals of the one mile run (4:43.39); finished 15th of 27 runners in the 3000m run (9:44.17); and was a member of the Irish's second place distance medley relay team ... played a key role in the same distance medley relay team earning a third place finish at the NCAA Indoor Championships ... competed in four meets during the outdoor track & field season ... earned a 15th place finish among 33 runners in the ACC Outdoor Championships preliminary 800m run (2:10.25) ... capped her outdoor season and collegiate career with a 47th place finish among 48 runners in the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round preliminary 1500m run (4:38.07).
AS A JUNIOR: Turned in another strong year for the Irish cross country team, earning all-BIG EAST and all-region accolades ... closed out year with a 100thplace finish out of 253 runners at the 6K NCAA Championship (20:48.0) as the Irish took 15thout of 31 teams ... was named all-region after finished 10thout of 217 runners at the 6K NCAA Great Lakes Regional meet (20:40) ... helped the team to a third place finish out of 32 teams ... prior to the region meet earned all-BIG EAST accolades after finishing 12thout of 126 runners at the 6K BIG EAST Championship (21:21) as Notre Dame took fifth out of 15 teams ... competed in three regular season meets ... opened year by taking third out of 266 runners at the 5K National Catholic Championship (17:22.2) ... took 15thout of 145 runners in the 5K blue race at the Notre Dame Invitational (17:02) ... warmed up for BIG EAST by finishing 65thout of 327 runners on the 6K course at the Wisconsin Invitational (20:37) ... named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team ... earned a cross country monogram ... competed in 12 meets during the indoor/outdoor track & field season... earned first team All-America honors at the NCAA Indoor Championships after helping the Irish distance medley relay team place seventh (11:01.49) ... competed at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 1,500m run, earning honorable mention All-America accolades ... finished fifth at the NCAA East Preliminaries in the 1,500m run with a personal best time of 4:16.09 ... placed seventh in the 1,500m (4:27.47) and second with the 4x800m relay team (8:44.13) at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships ... helped the 4x800m relay team place first (8:33.65) at the Drake Relays ... placed third in the 1,500m (4:21.57) at the Stanford Invitational ... placed second with the DMR team at the Alex Wilson Invitational (10:59.08) ... at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships placed third in the mile (4:41.90), third with the DMR team (11:07.32) and second with the 4x800m relay team (8:40.59) to secure three all-BIG EAST scrolls ... finished first with the 4x800m team at the Indiana University Relays ... second place finish in the 1,000m (2:53.97) at the Notre Dame Invitational ... earned outdoor all-BIG EAST honors for the 4x800m relay ... named to the Capital One Academic All-District V Track & Field/Cross Country first team ... earned a track & field monogram ... placed on the Dean's List during both semesters (Fall 2012, Spring 2013) ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... USTFCCCA All-Academic team selection (track & field) ... named the Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley Rockne Student-Athlete award winner for women's cross country ... participated in the Rosenthal Leadership Academy ... part of Notre Dame's Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC).
AS A SOPHOMORE: Ran at six of the seven meets during the cross country season ... paced the Irish at the 6K NCAA National Championships, finishing 114th out of 254 runners (21:09.8) ... also placed 26th out of 138 runners at the 6K BIG EAST Championships (21:01.2) and 86th out of 227 runners at the 6K NCAA Great Lakes Regional (22:21.6) ... opened year with a seventh place finish out of 272 runners at the 5K National Catholic Championships (17:34) ... crossed the line in 51st place out of 225 runners in the 5K blue race at the Notre Dame Invitational (17:50) ... also ran at the 6K Wisconsin Invitational (21:40.6) ... earned a cross country monogram ... ran in 12 meets for the indoor/outdoor track & field season ... assisted her teammates to a second-place finish at the BIG EAST Outdoor Track & Field Championships in the 4x800m relay (8:35.89), earning all-BIG EAST accolades ... placed third at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in the 1,500m run (4:24.88), earning her second all-BIG EAST scroll ... was a first-place finisher in the 1,500m run (4:26.80) at the Victor Lopez Classic, in the 1,000m run (2:50.70) at the Notre Dame Invitational and in the 4x800m relay (8:35.89) at the Drake Relays ... was a participant in the NCAA East Preliminary Round ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a track & field monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Opened her rookie campaign with an impressive first place finish in the mile at the Blue & Gold Invitational with a time of 4:59.85 ... brought home a sixth place finish in the 3,000m run at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 10:12.22 ... helped the Irish 4x800mm relay to a second place finish at the Indiana University Relays with a time of 9:00.04...also garnered a tenth place finish at the meet in the mile with a time of 5:01.50... brought home fourth place in the 1,000m run at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships with a personal-best time of 2:52.46 ... set a season best in the mile with a time of 4:50.77 at the Alex Wilson Invitational, good for a 15th place finish at the meet ... brought home a first place finish from the Stanford Invitational in the 1,500m run with a time of 4:31.91 ... finished with a fourth place finish and a personal-best time of 2:11.13 in the 800m run at the Beach Invitational ... placed second overall at the Gina Relays in the 1,500m run the with a personal best time of 4:25.52 ... competed in three events at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships which included a fourth place finish in the 4x800mm relay with a time of 8:51.63...closed out the season with an appearance at the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round meet in the 1,500m run ... was placed on the Dean's List both semesters (Fall 2010, Spring 2011) ... earned monograms in both sports.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL:Eleven-time letterwinner in cross country, track & field and basketball ... helped her team to seven conference championships, eight regional championships and six state championships between cross country, track & field and basketball ... team captain in cross country her junior and senior campaigns ... team captain in basketball and track during her senior season ... four-year MVP in both cross country and track & field ... junior and senior MVP in basketball ... nine-time all conference recipient ... eight-time all-state honoree in cross country and track ... held at time of graduation state and school records in 5K in cross country (17:27) as well as 3,200m (11:03), 1,600m (4:55) and 800m (2:12) on the track ... greatest athletic thrill in high school was breaking a five minute mile ... member of the National Honor Society ... daughter of Michael and Colleen ... has two older brothers who attended Notre Dame ... her mother and aunt both played tennis at the University of Illinois ... graduated from the College of Science with a degree in science-business with a minor in theology.