Dahlberg and Krause tie for third to lead Eagles in win
AS A SENIOR (2014-15) XC: Team Captain…Started the season with a 33rd place finish at the Minuteman Invitational (9/13) 5k in 18:20.09...ran the Coast to Coast Battle in Beantown (9/26) 5k in a time of 18:58...competed in the New England Championships (10/11), finishing the 5k in 18:46.26...placed 19th at the CCSU Mini Meet (10/24) with a 3k time of 10:34.64. Indoor T&F: dominated the mile at the BU Invitational (12/6), taking first place with a time of 5:01.75…won the 1000m with a time of 2:53.56, qualifying for the ECAC Championships, and placed seventh in the 4x400m relay with an overall time of 4:03.21 at the Yale Invitational (1/10)…took 1st in the 800m with a time of 2:12.76 and finished in 2nd overall in the 4x400m relay with a time of 3:58.97 at the BU Meet (1/22)…finished the Distance Medley Relay with an overall time of 11:24.67 for 5th place, qualifying for the ECAC Indoors at the BU Scarlet & White meet (2/9)…set a new personal record in the mile at 4:53.68 at the BU Valentine meet (2/15), qualifying her for the ACC Indoors…took 4th place with an overall time of 11:22.39 in the Distance Medley Relay at ACC Indoors (3/1)… finished the 4x800m relay in an overall time of 8:49.67 for 4th place in the preliminaries, and 6th place in the finals at the ECAC Championships (3/9)
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 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.
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 4:53.68 - BU (2/15/2015) 3000m 10:20.20 - BU (12/7/2013) 5K 18:34.22 - UMass (9/17/2011)