AS A SENIOR: Competed in two cross country meets during the season, including the BIG EAST Championships … ran her best time of the season in the 5,000m at the Gina Relays with a time of 17:40.72 … finished 12th overall at the Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational in the 5,000 … placed sixth at the Border Battle in the 5,000 … took first in the 5,000 at the Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational … ran a season best in the 3,000 at the Blue & Gold Invitational with a time of 10:13.15.
AS A JUNIOR: Raced in each of the first three races on the cross country schedule … opened up the season with a victory at the Valparaiso Crusader Open, crossing the line in 18:25 to bring home the crown … finished ninth at the National Catholic Invitational, stopping the clock at 18:24.1 … posted her best time at the Notre Dame Invitational, finishing the race in 17:51 and earning 79th place … also competed in the 5,000 and 3,000 events in the spring … opened at the Meyo Invitational, competing in the 3,000 and crossed the line in 10:10.46 … returned to action in the 5,000 at the Mike Poehlein Invitational, capturing the finals victory with a 17:11.11 … at the Border Battle, crossed the line seventh in the 5,000 after freezing the clock at 17:30.67 … concluded her season with a 13th-place showing at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in the 5,000, crossing at 17:31.20.
AS A SOPHOMORE:Ran in one cross country meet, finishing fif
th at the Valparaiso Invitational to help the Irish win the meet … finished second behind teammate Heidi Rocha in the 3,000 at the Blue and Gold Invitational … finished seventh in the 1,600 at the Notre Dame Indoor opener in 5:07.61 … ran the 3,000 in 10:13.42 to finish 11th at the Notre Dame Invitational … finished 22nd in the 3,000 at the Meyo Invitational … ran to a 17th-place finish in the 5,000 at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships … finished in the top-15 in both the 800 and 1,500 at the Dave Rankin Invitational … placed 18th in the 5,000 at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships.
AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in one cross country meet for the Irish before suffering an injury … finished fifth in 18:03 at the National Catholic Championship.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Three-sport and eight-time letterwinner (track and field, cross country and soccer) at Cherry Hill East (N.J.) … set school records in the 800 (2:16), 1,600 (4:59.2) 3,200 (10:34) … four-time track and field conference champion and all-conference honoree … broke the Gloucester Country College Course record by over 20 seconds in senior cross country season … two-time cross country all-conference honoree … named the cross country South Jersey Runner of the Year in 2006 … earned first-team all-South Jersey cross country honors in 2005 and 2006 … named to the second-team all-state cross country team junior and senior seasons … earned all-South Jersey girls track honors in 2005 and 2006 … named an Olympic Conference Scholar Athlete … student government class representative at Cherry Hill East … four-year member of the honor roll at Cherry Hill … American Legion Girls State participant in 2006 … born September 29, 1988, in Voorhees, N.J. … daughter of Bernadette and Louis Cattuna … has one older brother and one younger sister …. graduated in May 2011 from the College of Science as a science business major.
CATTUNA[apos]S CAREER INDOOR BESTS
|3,000m (Notre Dame Meyo Invitational)||10:01.49|
|5,000m (BIG EAST Championships)||17:30.26|
CATTUNA[apos]S CAREER OUTDOOR BESTS
|800m (Mike Poehlein Invitational)||2:21.55|
|1,500m (Mike Poehlein Invitational)||4:42.01|
|3,000m (Meyo Invitational)||10:10.46|
|5,000m (Mike Poehlein Invitational)||17:11.11|