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Catherine White

Cross Country/Distance
Position
Fifth Year
Class
Roanoke, Va.
Hometown
Northside
High School

PRs: 1500m – 4:27.22; Mile – 4:42.80; 3k – 9:24.43; 5k – 16:04.58; 10k – 33:07.36
All-American: XC (`09, [apos]12); 5k (I: `09); 10k (`09, [apos]12 – 2nd Team)
Southeast Region Champion: XC (`09)
Southeast Region Runner of the Year: XC (`09)
ACC Champion: 10000m ([apos]12, [apos]13)
SEC Champion: XC ([apos]08); 5k (O: `09); 10k (`09)
SEC Runner of the Year: (O: `09)
All-Southeast Region: XC ([apos]09, [apos]12)
All-ACC:
XC (`09, [apos]12); 5000m; (O[apos]12), 10000m ([apos]12)
All-SEC: XC (`08); 3k (I: [apos]08, `09); 5k (I: [apos]09); 5k (O: [apos]09); 10k (O: [apos]09)
All-SEC Freshman Team: (I: [apos]08)
USATF Jr National Champions Participant: 5k ([apos]08)
USATF Sr National Champions Participant: 10k ([apos]09)
NCAA Qualifier: XC ([apos]07, [apos]08, [apos]09); 5k (I: [apos]09, O: `08); 10k (`09, [apos]12)
NCAA East Preliminary Qualifier: 10k ([apos]12)
Regional Qualifier: 5k ([apos]09)
ACC Honor Roll: ([apos]09-[apos]10, [apos]10-[apos]11)

VIRGINIA

2013 OUTDOOR
ACC Champion in the 10000m for the second consecutive year
Ran a PR of 33:07.06 in the 10000m at the Stanford Invitational, the second best time in school history
Selected to compete at the NCAA East Preliminaries in the 10000m, but had to withdraw due to injury

2013 INDOOR
Did not compete

2012 CROSS COUNTRY
Placed 33rd at NCAAs, earning All-America honors
Was runner-up at ACCs, taking home All-ACC honors
Earned all-region honors with a fourth-place finish at NCAA Southeast Regional
Was runner-up at Panorama Farms Invite

2012 OUTDOOR
Earned Second-Team All-America honors in 10000m at NCAAs, placing 10th
Time at NCAAs (33:21.55) was PR and second-fastest time in school history
NCAA East Preliminary Champion in 10000m
ACC Champion in 10000m
Earned bronze in 5000m at ACCs
Won 5000m with PR of 16:04.58 at Colonial Relays, third-fastest time in school history
Won 1500m at Virginia Swashbuckle

2012 INDOOR
Did not compete

2011 CROSS COUNTRY
Did not compete

2011 OUTDOOR
Did not compete

2011 INDOOR
Won mile at VT Elite Meet
Competed at Husky Classic in 5k

2010 CROSS COUNTRY
Did not compete

2010 OUTDOOR
Did not compete

2010 INDOOR
Provisionally qualified for NCAAs in 3k and 5k
Member of DMR team that won at the Armory
Also won the mile at VT Invite
Ran program[apos]s second-best 3k time at the Armory, 9:24.43
Also holds program[apos]s sixth-best 5k time from Husky Classic, 16:31.61

2009 CROSS COUNTRY

Named Southeast Region Athlete of the Year
First Cavalier to ever win regional title
Finished runner-up at ACCs
Earned All-America honors, finishing fourth at NCAAs

ARKANSAS
2009 OUTDOOR

Won SEC Championships in 5k and 10k
Named SEC Outdoor Runner of the Year
Only runner to win two titles at conference championship
Earned All-America honors in 10k, taking sixth at NCAAs
Won 10k at Mt. SAC Relays in 33:37.83 to qualify for NCAAs
Qualified for NCAAs in 5k with PR of 16:08.29 at Stanford
Finished 11th at Regionals and 24th at NCAAs in 5k
Took 18th at USA Champs in 10k

2009 INDOOR
Earned All-America honors in 5k, finishing 11th at NCAAs
Won 5k at Arkansas Last Chance to qualify for NCAAs
Earned All-SEC honors, finishing third in 3k and 5k
Won mile at Arkansas Invite

2008 CROSS COUNTRY
Won SEC Championship with time of 20:07.26
Improved her finish at NCAAs to 65th
Earned all-region honors, finishing fourth
Won Arkansas Dual and Memphis Twilight Classic
Three-time SEC Runner of the Week

2008 OUTDOOR
Earned at-large bid to NCAAs with a time of 16:14.93 in 5k
Finished ninth in 5k at regionals and 24th at NCAAs
Won USA Junior National 5k title (16:32.03)
Competed for Team USA at World Jr. Champs in Poland, finishing 11th in 5k

2008 INDOOR
Earned All-SEC honors, finishing runner-up in 3k
Also named to SEC All-Freshman Team
At SECs, scored in 5k, finishing in 17:00.67

2007 Cross Country
Named to SEC All-Freshman team by finishing 23rd
Named all-region, finishing 23rd in 21:37.99
Finished 199th at NCAAs

High School
Five-time All-American
Won 15 state championships
Two-time Gatorade Va. Female Track & Field Athlete of the Year
Won back-to-back 800m, 1600m and 3200m titles
Won three-straight 1500m and 3200m indoor titles
Milestat.com cross country runner of the year ([apos]05)
Milestat.com outdoor runner of the year ([apos]07)

Personal
Full name is Catherine Helena White
Daughter of John and Denise White
Has two siblings: Richard, 23, and Elizabeth, 20
Older brother Richard attends UVa
Coached by Derrick Hollins at Northside High School

More about Catherine:
Favorite movie: Home Alone
Favorite band: Mumford and Sons
Favorite ice cream flavor: min chocolate chip