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Ann Campbell
Ann  Campbell

Hometown:
Mission Hills, Kan.

High School:
St. Teresa's Academy

Event:
Cross Country/Distance

Birthdate:
04/09/1997

Experience:
Jr./So.

02/04/2017

Women's Track & Field at Villanova Invitational

Villanova hosted its final home meet of the indoor season, the Villanova Invitational, on February 4, 2017.

On Campbell: Terrific talent in the longer distance events and cross country ... Started to come into her own during the 2017 outdoor season and should be primed for success across all three seasons in 2017-18 ... Capable of being a regular contributor in the cross country lineup ... Top individual event on the track is the 5000 meters.

2017 Outdoor: Earned All-BIG EAST honors for the first time in her career with a runner-up finish in the 5000 meters at the conference championships ... Also recorded personal best times at three different distances during the season ... Her personal best in the 5000 meters - 16:51.17 - came in a fifth place finish atthe Colonial Relays ... Also recorded times of 16:52.39 in a 16th place finish at the Penn Relays and 17:55.64 in her second place finish at the BIG EAST Championships ... Opened the season at the Penn Challenge, where she was third in the 800 meters with a personal best time of 2:14.75 and also came in seventh in the 1500 meters with a time of 4:31.50 ... Tallied a personal best 1500 meters time of 4:25.10 to finish 13th in the elite section of the event at the Larry Ellis Invitational ... Came in fifth (4:35.49) at the Jim Kehoe Invitational. 

2016-17 Indoor: Came back from a redshirt during the cross country season to have a successful indoor campaign ... Competed at five meets and recorded personal best times in both the Mile and the 3000 meters during the season ... Ran the 3000 meters at the BIG EAST Championships and finished 10th with a personal best time of 9:41.99 ... Also set a new personal standard in the Mile with a time of 4:50.03 in a ninth place finish at the FastTrack National Invite ... Opened the season by winning the 3000 meters in 9:55.50 at the Jack Pyrah Invitational ... Finished second in the Mile at the Gotham Cup (4:52.21) and was sixth in the 3000 meters at the Villanova Invitational (9:48.19).

2016 Cross Country: Redshirted.

2016 Outdoor: Competed at six meets during the season and established personal best times in four different events ... Scored team points at the BIG EAST Championships, where she came in seventh in the 5000 meters with a personal best time of 17:17.77 ... Opened the season by recording new top times in both the 800 meters (2:20.67) and the 1500 meters (4:42.26) at the Penn Challenge ... Ran a personal best time of 10:02.27 in the 3000 meters at the Colonial Relays, and also anchored the distance medley relay team to a second place finish with a time of 11:52.12 at that meet ... Posted a time of 4:39.81 in the elite section of the 1500 meters at the Larry Ellis Invitational, and also had a time of 4:43.04 in the invitational section a the Sam Howell Invitational ... Finished 16th in the championship section of the 3000 meters with a time of 10:09.09 at the Penn Relays.

2015-16 Indoor: Redshirted.

2015 Cross Country: Ran in seven races during the season and was the Wildcats fifth scoring runner at each of the three postseason meets ... Came in 28th overall at the BIG EAST Championships with a season best time of 20:49.0 over 6,000 meters ... Also finished 41st at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional in 22:05.2 and was 222nd at the NCAA Championships (22:00.1) ... Prior to the start of the postseason schedule came in 190th overall at the Pre-NCAA Meet with a time of 21:40.9 and was also 44th overall at the Princeton Interregional Meet (22:00.3) ... Made her collegiate debut at the Big Five Invitational, where she finished third on the team and 13th overall out of 62 runners with a time of 14:35.1 over 4,000 meters ... Came in 12th out of 75 runners at the Main Line Invitational and posted a time of 17:21 over three miles.

St. Teresa's Academy:
 School record holder in the 1600 meters and the 3200 meters individually, as well as in the 4x800 meter relay ... Also holds school records in cross country at both 4000 meters and 5000 meters ... State champion in the 4x800 meter relay as a freshman and was a state runner-up in the relay as a sophomore ... Earned all-district, all-sectional and all-state honors in the 3200 meters as a sophomore and a junior before going on to be the state runner-up in the event as a senior ... Also was the state runner-up in the 1600 meters as a junior and earned all-state honors again as a senior ... Four-time all-metro, all-district, all-sectional and all-state honoree in cross country and was selected as the 2013 Kansas City Star Runner of the Year ... Achieved Honor Roll status academically all four years and was a Kansas City Star Scholar-Athlete nominee.

Personal: Born 4/9/97 in Kansas City, Mo. ... One of six children of Doug and Susan Campbell ... Siblings are Molly (27), Tom (25), Jill (22), Leigh (20) and Peter (17) ... Sister, Molly, played collegiate soccer at Notre Dame from 2008-12 ... Chose to attend Villanova because of the strong tradition of the running program as well as the school's academic excellence ... Majoring in Nursing.

PERSONAL BESTS (TRACK)
800 Meters              2:14.75            2017 Penn Challenge
1500 Meters 4:25.10 2017 Larry Ellis Invitational
Mile 4:50.03 2017 FastTrack National Invitational
3000 Meters 9:41.99 2017 BIG EAST Championships
5000 Meters 16:51.17 2017 Colonial Relays
PERSONAL BESTS (CROSS COUNTRY)
4000 Meters             14:35.1            2015 Big Five Invitational
3 Miles 17:21 2015 Main Line Invitational
6000 Meters 20:49.0 2015 BIG EAST Championships
CAREER AWARDS (Outdoor)
All-BIG EAST                               2017 (5000 Meters)
CAREER AWARDS (Academics)
BIG EAST All-Academic Team                 2015-16, 2016-17
BIG EAST TOP 8 FINISHES
5000 Meters             2nd                2017 Outdoor
5000 Meters 7th 2016 Outdoor

Schedule