Caroline Hamilton defended her BIG EAST title in the javelin to highlight the first day of BIG EAST competition.
2017 Outdoor: Recorded personal best marks in both the long jump and the triple jump, and scored in both events at the BIG EAST Championships ... Competed in the triple jump for the first time as a collegian at the Lions Invitational, where she recorded a runner-up finish with a mark of 11.31 meters ... Bettered that mark at the BIG EAST meet, where she placed fourth with a personal best distance of 11.34 meters ... Her personal best mark of 5.41 meters in the long jump came in a third place finish at the Lions Invitational, and she wnet on to finish sixth at the BIG EAST Championships with a mark of 5.39 meters ... Began the season with a 10th place finish in the long jump (4.89m) at the Penn Challenge ... Came in eighth at the Sam Howell Invitational (5.34m).
2016-17 Indoor: Competed four times in the long jump during the season and recorded a personal best mark of 5.25 meters at the Villanova Invitational, where she tied for 10th place ... Tallied a mark of 5.09 meters at the Villanova Open ... Began the season at the Jack Pyrah Invitational, where she registered a jump of 4.86 meters to finish in ninth place ... Recorded a distance of 4.88 meters at the FastTrack National Invitational.
2016 Outdoor: Scored team points at the BIG EAST Championships with a seventh place finish in the heptathlon ... Her score of 3,526 points in the heptathlon was a personal best out of three full heptathlons she has competed in ... During the BIG EAST heptathlon established personal best marks in the 100 meter hurdles (17.15), the shot put (8.66 meters) and the javelin (21.43 meters) ... Her other marks included times of 27.45 in the 200 meters and 2:45.80 in the 800 meters, and jumps of 1.37 meters in the high jump and 4.87 meters in the long jump ... Also competed in the open high jump at the BIG EAST Championships and finished ninth with a height of 1.45 meters ... Competed in the heptathlon at the Princeton Outdoor Invite and scored 3,259 points for a 10th place finish ... Had the fifth best mark in the field of competitors with a long jump of 4.88 meters, and was sixth in the 200 meters in 28.00 ... Registered a personal best time of 2:43.05 in the 800 meters to close out the heptathlon ... Her other marks were a time of 18.10 in the 100 meter hurdles, a height of 1.42 meters in the high jump and throws of 8.06 meters in the shot put and 12.31 meters in the javelin ... Opened the outdoor season at the Penn Challenge and notched a personal best mark of 5.11 meters in the long jump in addition to posting a time of 28.47 in the 200 meters ... Registered a distance of 5.01 meters in the long jump and a time of 18.00 in the 100 meter hurdles at the Lions Invitational.
2016 Indoor: Competed in the pentathlon at the BIG EAST Championships and scored 2,263 points to finish in 12th place ... During the competition, recorded a personal best time of 10.85 in the 60 meter hurdles ... Her best event was the high jump, in which she tied for ninth place in the field with a height of 1.40 meters ... Her other marks were 4.51 meters in the long jump, 7.34 meters in the shot put and a time of 2:56.10 in the 800 meters.
2015 Outdoor: Registered a fourth place finish in the heptathlon at the BIG EAST Championships ... Totaled a score of 3,312 points and during the competition established personal best marks in the 100 meter hurdles, the 200 meters, the 800 meters and the javelin ... Finished third in the heptathlon field in the 200 meters (27.23), the long jump (4.72m) and the shot put (7.89m), with her 200 meters time lowering her previous top mark set in high school ... Recorded times of 17.73 in the 100 meter hurdles and 2:44.16 in the 800 meters ... Recorded a height of 1.40 meters in the high jump and threw the javelin for a distance of 14.50 meters ... Prior to the BIG EAST meet had competed twice during the year in meets at Delaware ... Came in 19th in the 200 meters (27.47) at the Delaware Open ... Finished 10th in the shot put (7.74m) at the Delaware Classic.
2015 Indoor: Registered a ninth place finish in the pentathlon at the BIG EAST Championships, where she had a personal best score of 2,315 points ... Her marks in the pentathlon at the conference meet included the 60 meter hurdles (11.78), the high jump (1.43m), the shot put (8.34m), the long jump (4.68m) and the 800 meters (2:50.23) ... Her throw of 8.34 meters in the shot put and her time of 2:50.23 in the 800 meters set new personal bests ... Had competed in one full pentathlon prior to the conference meet ... Scored 2,304 points and was the runner-up at the Widener Field Meet ... Her marks at that meet were as follows: 55 meter hurdles (10.31), high jump (1.43m), shot put (8.00m), long jump (4.69m) and 800 meters (2:56.93) ... Also competed during the season at the McElligott Invitational, where she finished fourth in the long jump with a distance of 4.95 meters and 11th in the 60 meter hurdles with a personal best time of 11.07.
Saint Dominic Academy: Earned a total of 10 varsity letters, including four in soccer, three in outdoor track a field, two in indoor track a field and one in basketball ... Also played junior varsity ice hockey ... As a sprinter and jumper on the track a field team was a five-time first team all-conference performer ... Earned first team All-Mountain Valley Conference in the 100 meters, the 200 meters and the triple jump in 2013 to earn Female Track Athlete of the Meet honors ... In 2012 was a first team all-conference performer in the 4x100 meter relay and the triple jump in addition to receiving second team accolades in the 200 meters ... As a senior in 2014 was recognized by the Androscoggin County Lewiston Auburn Sports Hall of Fame ... Two-year captain and MVP of the outdoor track a field team and the school record holder in the 100 meters, 200 meters, 400 meters and triple jump ... Started her school's indoor track a field squad and was a three-time captain and two-time MVP ... Holds indoor school records in the 55 meters, 200 meters and triple jump ... Garnered all-state honors in soccer and was a three-time all-conference selection, including first team honors as a junior and a senior following second team mention as a sophomore ... Captain of the soccer team for one year ... Also played club soccer for the MPS Portland Phoenix Premier Club ... Her team won the U16G state championship in 2012 ... Member of the 1996 ODP state team in 2009, and each year from 2011-13 ... Three-year member of the National Honor Society ... During her junior year was a recipient of the Dartmouth Book Award and the Phi Beta Kappa Association of Maine honor.
Personal: Born 1/5/96 in Stuttgart, Germany ... Older of two daughters of Tom and Anne Byrne ... Has a younger sister, Emma (18) ... Chose to attend Villanova for its rigorous academic programs, its location and the beauty of the campus ... Majoring in Biology.
Pentathlon 2,315 Points 2015 BIG EAST Championships
Heptathlon 3,526 Points 2016 BIG EAST Championships
55 Meter Hurdles 10.31 2015 Widener Field Meet 60 Meter Hurdles 10.85 2016 BIG EAST Championships 100 Meters 13.4 High School
100 Meter Hurdles 17.15 2016 BIG EAST Championships
200 Meters 27.23 2015 BIG EAST Championships
800 Meters 2:43.05 2016 Princeton Outdoor Invite
High Jump 1.47 Meters High School
Long Jump 5.41 Meters 2017 Lions Invitational
Triple Jump 11.34 Meters 2017 BIG EAST Championships
Shot Put 8.66 Meters 2016 BIG EAST Championships
Javelin 21.43 Meters 2016 BIG EAST Championships
CAREER AWARDS (Academics)
BIG EAST All-Academic Team 2014-15, 2015-16
BIG EAST TOP 8 FINISHES
Triple Jump 4th 2017 Outdoor
Heptathlon 4th 2015 Outdoor
Long Jump 6th 2017 Outdoor
Heptathlon 7th 2016 Outdoor