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Kaitlin O'Sullivan

Player Profile
Hometown:
Gansevoort, N.Y.

High School:
Saratoga Springs

Position:
Cross Country/Middle Distance/Distance

Birthdate:
01/07/1989

On O'Sullivan: Hard worker who was a consistent performer in the Villanova distance group during her career ... Specialized in the 3000 meter steeplechase.

2011 Outdoor: Ran three races in the 3000 meter steeplechase and had a top time of 11:42.32 at the Mason Spring Invitational, which was good for a fifth place finish ... Also placed 17th at the 46th Colonial Relays and finished 19th in her section at the Larry Ellis Invitational ... Competed in the 800 meters and the 1500 meters at the season-opening Big Five Invite, placing 29th and 48th, respectively.

2011 Indoor: Came in third in the 3000 meters at the Jack Pyrah Invitational with a time of 10:34.98 and later in the season finished 16th at the NYRR II meet (10:35.08) ... Placed 17th in the 1000 meters at the Albany Great Dane Invitational and finished 36th at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational (3:06.76) ... Ran the Mile at the NYRR I meet and finished 25th in 5:32.18.

2010 Cross Country: Ran two races on the three-mile course at Haverford College, including a 12th place finish at the Main Line Invitational to open the season (18:56.31) ... The better of her two times on the course came in a 10th place finish at the Haverford Invitational (18:26.39) ... Registered her top 6K time of the season at the Paul Short Run, where she crossed the finish line in 23:30 ... Came in 206th at the Notre Dame Invitational (23:47).

2010 Outdoor: Top finish of the season was a sixth place showing in the 3000 meters at the Miami Hurricane Invitational ... Came in eighth in the 1500 meters at the Villanova Duals ... Established a personal best in the steeplechase at the Colonial Relays with a time of 11:28.23 and finished in ninth place.

2010 Indoor: Registered a victory in the Mile at the season-opening Jack Pyrah Invitational ... Came in 10th in the Mile at the Penn State Relays and was first in her heat in the event at the Albany Great Dane Invitational ... Ran the 3000 meters twice, coming in 12th place at the NYRR I meet and finishing ninth in her heat at the NYRR II meet ... Placed 11th in her heat of the 1000 meters at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational.

2009 Cross Country: Came in 11th at the Main Line Invitational to start the season ... Finished 56th at the Panorama Farms Invitational and came in 191st at the Paul Short Run.

2009 Outdoor: Ran a time of 5:11 in the 1500 meters in her first outdoor race of the year ... Came in 11th in her heat of the 1500 meters at the Danny Curran Invitational ... Placed ninth in the steeplechase at the Penn Invitational ... Placed 16th in her heat in the steeplechase at the Larry Ellis Invitational with a time of 11:58.

2009 Indoor: Returned to action after not running cross country during the fall ... Posted a time of 5:31 in the Mile at the Albany Great Dane Invitational.

2008 Cross Country: Did not compete.

2008 Outdoor: Focused on competing in the steeplechase during her first collegiate outdoor season ... Ran a personal best time of 11:45 at the Sam Howell Invitational ... Came in 14th overall with a time of 11:54 at the Larry Ellis Invitational.

2008 Indoor: Opened the season with a fifth-place finish in the Mile at the Jack Pyrah Invitational ... Came in third in the Mile at the NYC Gotham Cup with a time of 5:14 ... Finished the season with a time of 3:05 in the 1000 meters at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational.

2007 Cross Country: Won the 5K meet at Haverford during the season ... Was the top finisher for Villanova and seventh overall at the Princeton Invitational to finish the season ... Came in ninth for the Wildcats at the Delaware Invitational.

Saratoga Springs High School: Two-time All-American in the 4xMile relay ... Ran cross country for a team that finished in second place at the national championships in 2005.

Personal: Born 1/7/89 ... One of three children of Michael and Sharon O'Sullivan ... Has two brothers, Daniel and Kevin ... Human Services major with a double minor in Sociology and Psychology.

PERSONAL BESTS

1500 Meters                      4:50
Mile                             5:10
3000 Meters                      10:33
3000 Meter Steeplechase          11:28.23          2010 Colonial Relays

CAREER AWARDS

BIG EAST Academic All-Star                         2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11
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