Women's Cross Country, Track & Field


Mary Sullivan
Mary Sullivan

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Mount Assisi Academy

Position:
XC - Distance

Birthdate:
03/14/1991

I/O Eligibility:
FR/FR

AT ILLINOIS

2010 Track and Field
Outdoor: Placed eighth in the 800m with her personal-best at Illinois Twilight (2:23.83) ... Ran her personal-best in the 1,500m at Illinois Twilight (4:56.48).

Indoor: Placed eighth in 800m with her personal-best at Illinois Intercollegiate (2:24.69) ... Ran her personal-best in the mile at Carle/Health Alliance (5:30.41).

Cross Country

2010 - Sophomore: Opened season at Illini Challenge, finishing her first 4k race in 17:05 ... Cut a minute and a half off her 5K personal best at the Illini Open.

2009 - Freshman: Finished sixth for the Illini at the Bradley Classic with a 6K time of 25:02 ... Placed 20th at the Illini Open clocking a 5K time of 20:55.

High School
State qualifier in cross country in 2008 ... Lettered in soccer for two years and cross country in 2008.

Personal
Daughter of Joseph and Margaret Sullivan ... Born March 14, 1991 ... Has two brothers, Joseph and Thomas ... Her biggest thrill in sports is finishing a race ... Her school friends most influenced her athletic career because they pushed her to perform better ... High school coach was Bill Rolette ... Majoring in architecture.

Sullivan's Personal Bests
Cross Country
4K: 17:05 - Illini Challenge (9/3/10)
5K: 19:25 - Illini Open (10/22/10)
6K: 25:02 - Bradley Classic (10/16/09)

Outdoor
800m: 2:23.83 - Illinois Twilight (4/30/10)
1,500m: 4:56.48 - Illinois Twilight (4/30/10)

Indoor
800m: 2:24.69 - Illinois Intercollegiate (1/30/10)
Mile: 5:30.41 - Carle/Health Alliance (1/23/10)

HEADLINES