Julie Culley Named Interim Director of Track & Field / Cross Country; Alton McKenzie Named Associate Head Coach
Culley named director after a successful two-year stint as an assistant with the Hoya program
The women’s team was named a USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
Coogan is joined by DePaul’s Rebeca Mitrea as the league’s pair of NCAA Woman of the Year nominees
This is the second-consecutive year the Hoya has been named an Academic All-American
Women's Cross Country NCAA Champs
2016 Penn Relays - Friday, April 29 Franklin Field | Philadelphia, Pa.
2016 Penn Relays - Thursday, April 28 Franklin Field | Philadelphia, Pa.
2016 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships March 11-12, 2016 | Birmingham Crossplex | Birmingham, Ala.
2016 BIG EAST Indoor Track & Field Championships - Day Two Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex | February 27, 2016
2015 NCAA Track & Field Championships - Thursday June 11, 2015 Hayward Field | Eugene, Ore.
NCAA DMR Champion | All-American | Penn Relays Champion | BIG EAST Champion | School Record Holder | 2014 USTFCCCA Mid-Atlantic Region Athlete of the Year (Cross Country) | Member of 2011 NCAA Cross Country Championship Team
PRs: 800m: 2:07.53 (O) | 1,000m: 2:44.36 (I) | 1,500m: 4:13.13 (O) | Mile: 4:33.44 (I) | 3,000m: 9:01.16 (I) | 5,000m: 15:50.08 (O)
2015-16: Brought home a trio of titles at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships in the 3,000m, DMR and 4x800m ... Anchored the NCAA champion DMR squad that ran the ninth-fastest DMR time in NCAA history ... Finished third in the 3,000m at NCAA indoors, earning a pair of All-America honors for the fourth-consecutive year ... Anchored the Penn Relays champion DMR squad, helping GU become just the fourth school in history to complete the DMR double (winning the DMR at NCAA indoors and Penn Relays in the same year) ... Successfully defended her 1,500m title at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships and was part of the winning 4x800m relay squad, earning a pair of BIG EAST titles ... Qualified for the NCAA Championship in the 5,000m, finishing 21st and earning Honorable Mention All-America honors.
2014-15: Had an exemplary cross country season, winning the 2014 BIG EAST Cross Country individual title as well as the 2014 Mid-Atlantic Regional individual title, the first time a Hoya has done that since the 2007 season (Melissa Grelli) ... Led the Hoyas to team wins at both the BIG EAST and Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships ... Finished third at the Indiana State Pre-National Meet in Terre Haute, Ind. ... Turned in a 16th-place performance at the 2014 NCAA Cross Country Meet (20:20.1) to earn All-America honors and help the Blue & Gray to a fourth-place team performance ... Ran the anchor leg on the DMR squad that clocked 10:57.71, a nation-leading time during the 2015 indoor season ... Earned All-BIG EAST honors in two events at the 2015 Indoor Championships, finishing third in the women's 3,000-meter run and second in the 800-meter run ... Doubled up on All-America honors, running leadoff on the seventh-place DMR squad and finishing fourth with a PR 9:01.16 in the 3,000-meter run ... Opened the outdoor season with a PR 2:07.53 in the 800-meter run ... Split 4:39.03 over her 1,600-meter anchor leg of the Championship of America DMR at the 2016 Penn Relays to move the Hoyas from eighth place to third in the event ... Won the 1,500-meter run at the 2016 BIG EAST Outdoor Championships ... Qualified in the 1,500m for the NCAA Outdoor Championships finals site in Eugene, Ore. ... Ran 4:19.83 in the NCAA 1,500-meter semifinals to earn All-America honors ... Named a CoSIDA Academic All-American on the third team following the track & field / cross country season.
2013-14: Finished 10th at the 2013 NCAA Mid-Atlantic Cross Country Regionals ... Finished 60th individually as the women's team turned in a fifth-place performance at the NCAA Cross Country Championships ... Anchored the then-school record 10:55.63 DMR at the 2014 BIG EAST Indoor Championships, the time was a meet record as well as a facility record at the historic Armory in New York City ... Followed up the DMR with a PR and then-school record 2:44.36 in the women's 1,000-meter run on the final day of the league championships ... Anchored the seventh-place DMR at the NCAA Indoor Championships and also competed in the 3,000-meter run, finishing fifth for a pair of All-America honors.
2012-13: Finished eighth at the BIG EAST Cross Country Championships ... Finished 72nd at the NCAA Cross Country Championships, helping the Hoyas to a 12th-place finish ... Took second place in the mile at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships to earn All-BIG EAST honors ... Anchored the sixth-place DMR at the 2013 NCAA Indoor Championships and finished seventh in the 3,000-meter run for a pair of All-America distinctions ... Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships preliminary rounds in the 1,500-meter run.
2011-12: Competed as a freshman on the 2011 NCAA Championship Cross Country squad, performing as the fifth point scorer in the narrow victory over Washington for Georgetown's first team title at the NCAA Cross Country Championships ... Finished sixth at the 2012 BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in the 1,500-meter run ... Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships preliminary round in the 1,500m, falling just shy of the finals site.
Prior to Georgetown: Second in the mile at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix ... Ranked fourth in the country in the 1,500-meter run as a junior.