Molly Seidel's 19th-place finish good for first Irish All-American honors since 2009
Molly Seidel, Michael Clevenger earn individual national bids
Molly Seidel (5th), Danielle Aragon (19th) and Michael Clevenger (21st) nab All-ACC honors.
Timothy Ball (44th) and Molly Seidel (28th) led Irish finishers among a packed ranked field.
Junior Molly Seidel continues to run strong with a fifth-place showing among some of the nation's top runners.
The Irish welcomed in Catholic schools from around the country for the 35th annual National Catholic Championships.
The Irish welcomed in some of the nation's best teams for the 59th annual Notre Dame Invitational.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in six meets during the cross country season ... kicked off the season with a 10th-place finish at the National Catholic Championship 5K (18:07.4) ... finished 33rdof 165 runners at the Notre Dame Invitational 5K (16:58.2) ... was 86th at the ACC Championships 6K (22:06.1) ... placed 93rd at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional 6K (21:57) ... competed at the NCAA Championship … earned a cross country monogram … kicked off the track season with a fourth-place finish in the 3,000 meter run at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (10:00.49) ... finished the mile in sixth place at the Notre Dame Invitational (4:54.29) ... placed 17th in the 3,000 meter run during the Razorback Invitational (9:44.18) ... also ran to a fourth-place finish as part of the distance medley relay (11:37.65) ... participated in the Mayo Invitational where she placed 21st in the Meyo Mile (4:53.74) ... wrapped up the season placing 11th in mile prelims at the ACC Indoor Championships (4:52.27) … earned a track monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN:Did not compete during the cross country season ... competed in eight meets during the indoor track and field season ... participated in two events at the Meyo Invitational: placed 10th of 35 runners in the 1000m run (2:52.88) and recorded a 14th-place finish among 48 runners in the one-mile run (5:00.80) ... finished 14th of 29 runners in the ACC Indoor Championships preliminary one-mile run (4:51.20) ... competed in three meets during the outdoor season ... participated in two finals events at the Georgia Tech Invitational: placed 22nd of 41 runners in the 800m run (2:12.90) and finished ninth of 39 runners in the 1500m run (4:27.83).
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL:Graduated from Saratoga Springs (N.Y.) High School in the spring of 2013 ... lettered in track and field and cross country all through high school ... personal bests include 2:12 in the 800m run, 2:53 in the 1000m run and 4:52 in the mile ... finished third at the indoor New York state meet in the 1000m with personal-best time (2:53) ... finished ninth at the NXN National Championships in cross country ... placed third in the New England region to qualify for nationals ... also took third at the New York State Federation meet and fourth at the New York State Class A meet in helping the team to a second-place finish ... named first-team all-state ... awarded AP Scholar in 2012 and was an AP Scholar with Distinction in 2013 ... full name is Taylor Christian Driscoll ... born in Wilmington, N.C. ... daughter of John and Kathy Driscoll ... has one younger sister ... enrolled in the College of Architecture.