Maryland Women's Cross Country BIO
Karah O'Halloran
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2016 Cross Country: Academic All-Big Ten…competed at three events for the Terps…crossed the line in 20:25.90 at the Mt. St. Mary’s 5K Duals (9/2)…posted mark of 25:38.26 at the Salty Dog Invite (9/10)…went 24:45.00 at the Princeton Invite (10/15). 

2016 Outdoor: Academic All-Big Ten...competed at six events...ran the 1500m, 5000m and 10,000m events...took third in the 5000 (18:18.99) at the Maryland Invitational (3/26)...placed fourth in the 5000 (18:17.17) at the Lou Onesty Invite (4/9)...was eighth in the 5000 in a season-best 18:15.96 at the Hopkins/Loyola Invite (4/16)...notched seventh place finish in he 10,000 (38:44.92) at the Larry Ellis Invite (4/22-23)...went 5:04.12 in the 1500 at the Kehoe Twilight (5/6)...crossed the line in 18:40.77 in the 5000 at the Big Ten Championships (5/13-15). 

2016 Indoor: Competed at two events...ran a season-best 18:30.96 in the 5000 at the Terrapin Invitational (1/30)...went 18:35.97 in the 5000 at the SPIRE Invite (2/12-2/13). 

2015 Outdoor: Competed in four events…finished 10th in the 5000m (19:21.53) at the Maryland Invitational…took ninth in the 10,000m (41:29.22) at the Sam Howell Invitational…placed seventh in the 5000m at the Morgan State Legacy Meet…notched a season-best 18:43.09 in the 5000m to finish 18:43.09 at the Kehoe Twilight Meet.

2015 Indoor: Competed in two events…notched a 10th-place finish in the 5000m (18:31.81) at the Terrapin Invitational…placed sixth at Navy’s Sweetheart Invitational in the 5000m (19:07.57).

2014 Cross Country: Competed in three events...notched a 37th place finish at the Mount St. Mary’s Duals (5K) with a time of 19:26.94…finished the Navy Salty Dog Invitational in 25:29.89…recorded a time of 25:08 at the Princeton Invitational.

2013 Cross Country: finished 41st overall and sixth on the team over 5K at the Mount St. Mary’s Duals (20:07.38)… finished sixth on the team and 22nd overall over 6K (22:15.60)… placed 127th overall (23:51) at the Princeton Cross Country Invitational… crossed the line in 132nd at the 2013 ACC Championships over 6K (24.01.4).

Before Maryland: Two-year MVP in cross country at Toms River High School North…named to All-Shore team for cross country and track…secured personal-best marks of 18:25 in the 5000m, 11:24 in the 3200m, and 5:17 in the 1600m.

Personal: Daughter of Patrick and Donna O’Halloran…has a twin sister Danae who plays soccer at North Carolina…came to Maryland because she “wanted to be part of a large school who is part of a very competitive sports league”…hopes to pursue a career in actuarial sciences or quantitative analysis…major is mathematics.

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