AS A FRESHMAN (2011-12) ECAC Indoor DMR silver medalist...Indoor Academic All-ACC Team...Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement. XC: Clocked at 19:24 at the New England Championship, taking 16th overall in the first heat of the women's final...set a 5K PR of 18:34.22 in the UMass Invitational (9/17)...made collegiate debut at the Dartmouth Invitational (9/10), scoring fifth for the Eagles with a 17th place finish in 17:53 (4.7K). Indoor T&F: Placed second in the 800-meters at the URI Sorlien Women's Invitational (1/13) with a time of 2:18.06...won the 1,000-meters event at the BU Multi-Team Meet (1/19), finishing in 2:55.54...ran the 800-meters in a time of 2:14.19 at the 2012 BU Terrier Classic (1/27-28)...took fifth in the 4x800-meter relay at the 2012 New Balance Collegiate Invitational (2/3-4) with a time of 8:57.94 and also ran the 1,000-meters in 2:54.25 at the same event...finished the mile at the 2012 BU Valentine Invitational (2/10-11) in a time of 5:09.48...at the ACC Championships (2/23-25), took third in the distance medley relay with a time of 11:25.52 and then ran the mile in 4:54.45...at the ECAC D1 Indoor Track and Field Championships, took second with the distance medley relay with a time of 11:38.26 and then ran the mile in 4:54.42. Outdoor T&F: Placed fourth in the 1,500-meters at the Northeastern Spring Open (3/24) with a time of 4:40.33...at the Raleigh Relays, placed second in the 4x1,500-meter relay with a time of 18:36.46 and also ran the 1,500-meter event in 4:36.91...claimed seventh in the 1,500-meters event at the Stanford Invitational (4/6-7), running a time of 4:29.47...took third in the 800-meters at the UMass Spring Meet (4/14), finishing in 2:14.56...at the ACC Championships (4/19-21), ran the 1,500-meters in 4:32.62...finished the 800-meters at the Brown Springtime Open (4/29) in 2:15.70...finished the 1,500-meters in 4:32.53 at the ECAC Championships (5/11-13).
BEFORE BC Twice captured the national championship in the 4xMile Relay, both coming in 2009...nine-time All-American at Newton South under Steven McChesney...four-time Massachusetts state champion in the mile, claiming two indoor and two outdoor Division I titles...four-time state runner-up in the mile...collected numerous Dual County League and Boston Globe All-Star honors for cross country, indoor track and outdoor track...led Newton South to New England records in the indoor 4x800-meter relay (8:58) and outdoor distance medley (11:44.77)...placed ninth in the mile (4:52) at the New Balance Indoor National Meet...recipient of the Aronson Sportsmanship Award in 2011...earned All-American honors for the indoor and outdoor 4xMile relay in 2008 - also capturing indoor and outdoor accolades in 2009 - the indoor 4x800-meter relay (2009) and sprint medley (2010 and 2011) and outdoor distance medley (2009 and 2010)...served as captain for cross country and both track seasons as a senior.
PERSONAL Born on December 21, 1992 in Northampton, Mass....the youngest of Eileen and Tom O'Keefe's five children....older siblings are Aislinn, Brendan, Helen and Lauren...can play the piano and participated in soccer throughout youth...recipient of the Silver and Bronze Awards on the National Spanish and National Latin exams, respectively.