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 Kathy O'Keefe
Kathy O'Keefe
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Newton, Mass.

High School:
Newton South

Event:
Distance

Outdoor Elibility:
JR

04/06/2014

Women's Track and Field Records Three First-Place Finishes at UConn Invitational

O'Keefe, Zeloney and Boich each earn wins in four-team meet

05/18/2012

Five WT&F Members Earn Indoor Academic All-ACC Honors

Kings, Krause, McKenna and O'Keefe recognized on conference's academic sqaud

04/30/2012

Huckins Furthers Discus Record at Brown Invitational

Senior tops her previous BC record distance in win at Brown

04/30/2012

Huckins Furthers Discus Record at Brown Invitational

Senior tops her previous BC record distance in win at Brown

04/14/2012

WT&F Earns Fourth Place at UMass Spring Meet

Eagles won three events, totaled 85 points

AS A JUNIOR (2013-14)
XC: Did not compete.
Indoor T&F: Posted a time of 10:20.20 at the Boston University Season Opener...DMR-relay team took 1st place in 11:57.18 at the Yale Collegiate Invitational (1/11)...finished 3rd at the Battle in Beantown (1/18), covering 1,000-meters in 2:53.55...ran the mile in 4:54.42 at the BU John Thomas Terrier (1/24)...recorded a personal best of 2:52.43 for the 1,000-meter at the Armory Collegiate Invitational (2/7)...placed 2nd at the Brown University Invitational (2/15) with a time of 2:15.70 for 800-meters...competed in the mile and DMR-relay at the ACC Championships...4x800-meter relay team scored 5th place at the New England Championships (3/7) with a time of 8:55.70.
Outdoor T&F: 4x1500-meter relay team took 1st place with a time of 18:33.58 at the Raleigh Relays (3/28)...won the 1500-meter in 4:39:03 at the UConn Invitational (4/5)...took 4th place in the 800-meter with 2:14.50 at the UMass Invitational (4/12)...competed in the 800-meter and 1500-meter events at the ACC Championships...4x800-meter relay team ran 9:03.32 to claim 2nd place at the New England Championships (5/8)...finished 10th in the 1500-meter final at the ECAC Championships (5/16) with a time of 4:37.47...recipient of the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2012-13)
XC: Started the season off with a 25th place finish at the Nassaney Invitational (9/8) 5k in 19:04.2...finished 11th at the UMass XC Invitational (9/15) 5k in 18:55.8...crossed the line in 19:08.5 for 5k at the Brown University Rothenberg Invitational (10/19).
Indoor T&F: Competed at the Joe Donahue Games (1/25), placed 1st in the 1,000-meter with a time of 2:57.90...raced the 800-meter in 2:18.74 and 1,000-meter in 2:58.52 at the Armory Collegiate Invitational (2/1)...DMR-relay team took 3rd place in 11:31.13 at the ACC Championships (2/21).
Outdoor T&F: Placed 1st in the 800-meter with a time of 2:19.11 and 2nd in the 1,500-meter with a time of 4:35.40 at the Tufts Snowflake Classic (3/30)...finished 5th at the UConn Invite (4/6), achieving 4:39.40 for 1,500-meter...set a personal best for the 800-meter with a time of 2:12.62 at the UMass Invitational (4/13)...competed in the 800-meter and 1500-meter events at the ACC Championships (4/18)...DMR-relay team competed at the Penn Relays (4/25)...placed 13th at the New England Champions (5/9), crossing the line in 4:37.38 for 1500-meters.

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
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.

PERSONAL RECORDS (PR)
800m
2:12.62 - UMass (4/13/2013)
1000m
2:52.43 - Armory (2/7/2014)
1500m
4:29.14 - ACC (4/17/2014)
Mile
4:54.42 - BU (1/24/2014)
3000m
10:20.20 - BU (12/7/2013)
5K
18:34.22 - UMass (9/17/2011)

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