AS A SENIOR: Was a main member of the Irish cross country squad, competing in five of six team competitions … had a seventh-place finish at the National Catholic Championship … had a breakout meet at the BIG EAST Championship with a 12th-place finish, earning her all-BIG EAST accolades for the first time … indoors, was part of long-distance crew for the Irish, competing in the 3,000 meters for the season … best time of the indoor year was at the Blue & Gold Invitational (10:16.51) … saw much more action outdoors, competing in the 5,000 and the 10,000 meters … ran a season best in the 10,000-meter run at the BIG EAST Championship (36:07.17) … ran best 5,000 meters at the Hillsdale Gina Relays (17:42.60), qualifying for the BIG EAST Championship.
AS A JUNIOR: Saw first extensive action in cross country, running in three meets … top finish was a team-best sixth-place showing at season-opening Valparaiso Invitational (23:30) … member of varsity lineup for National Catholic Championship, coming home 11th in 18:24 … closed out cross country season at Pre-National Meet with 55th-place outing in Open race (24:11) … part of long distance running crew during track season, running 3,000 and 5,000 meters during indoor campaign, and 10,000 meters outdoors … kicked off indoor season with personal-best 3,000-meter time of 10:10.47 en route to a third-place finish at the Blue & Gold Invitational, earning her first-ever qualification for BIG EAST Championship … came up with another third-place outing at the Notre Dame Opener in the 3,000 meters (10:20.82) … stepped up to 5,000 meters at the Meyo Invitational, placing 15th in 17:22.99 to easily add a second BIG EAST qualifying mark … chose to run 5,000 meters at BIG EAST Championship and registered a career-best time of 17:11.94 on the way to a 10th-place finish, closing out her most successful indoor season to date … opened outdoor season at the Stanford Invitational, covering 10,000 meters in personal-best 35:43.65 to earn her way into the BIG EAST Championship … returned to the track at the BIG EAST meet with 11th-place showing in 10,000 meters (37:00.07).
AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in one cross country meet, placing 11th in National Catholic Championship JV race in a time of 20:59 … also saw limited action during indoor track season, making only appearance at Notre Dame Invitational in 3,000 meters with 14th-place finish in 10:54.12 … did not race during outdoor track season.
AS A FRESHMAN: Ran in two cross country meets as a rookie, winning National Catholic Championship JV race in 19:52 … also saw action in Notre Dame Invitational Gold Division race, coming home 75th overall in 19:44 … made indoor track debut at Blue & Gold Invitational with fourth-place finish in 3,000 meters (11:35.08) … tried her hand at 1,000 meters in Meyo Invitational (3:20.04) … did not compete during outdoor track season.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters as a double major in mathematics and English … earned Dean[apos]s List status in spring 2005 and 2006 semesters after posting 3.945 and 3.933 grade-point averages, respectively.