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Mia Barnett

Cross Country/ Distance
Position
Sophomore
Class
La Crescenta
Hometown
Crescenta Valley High School
High School
Mia Barnett - XC/Track - Virginia Cavaliers

NCAA East Preliminaries
2022: 1500m

All-American:
2022 Indoor: DMR
2022 Indoor: Mile (2nd Team)

All-ACC:
2022 Outdoor: 
1500m (2nd Team)
2022 Indoor: Mile (2nd Team)
2022 Indoor: DMR (2nd Team)

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)

2022 Outdoor 
• Placed fifth in the 1500m at the Raleigh Relays with her time of 4:16.68
• Placed fourth at the Duke Invitational in the 800m clocking a UVA freshman record 2:06.11
• Finished as the top collegian in the 1500 at the Virginia Challenge clocking a PB 4:11.32
• Named ACC Co-Track Performer of the Week (4/26)
• Helped Virginia to a fourth-place finish in the DMR at Penn Relays (11:04.40)
• Helped UVA to a fifth-place finish in the 4×800 at Penn Relays (8:31.00)
• Placed fourth in the 1500 meters at the ACC Championships (4:12.23)
• Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the 1500 meters
• Named ACC Freshman of the Year
• Became the just the second athlete in UVA history to be named ACC Freshman of the Year (Morgane Gay ’09)

2022 Indoor 
• Helped Virginia to a third-place finish in the DMR (11:51.33) at the Hokie Invitational
• Set a Virginia freshman record in the mile (4:40.43) at the Hokie Invitational
• Ran a 4:40.45 mile on the JDL Fast Track at the Camel Invitational
• Set personal best marks in the 1500m (1:16.21) and mile (4:35.09) at the Valentine Invitational
• Helped Virginia to a fifth place finish in the DMR at the JDL DMR Invitational (11:07.12)
• Placed fourth in the mile run at the ACC Indoor Championships
• Helped Virginia to a school-record performance in the DMR (10:56.84) in a second-place finish at the ACC Indoor Championships
• Placed tenth in the mile at the NCAA Indoor Championships, recorded the fifth-best qualifying time with a PB (4.33.54)
• Placed seventh in the DMR at the NCAA Indoor Championships (11:04.88)

2021 Cross Country
• Won the Virginia Invitational (5k/17:13.7) which earned her ACC co-freshman of the week honors
• Was seventh at XC23 Invitational (17:33.6)
• Ran a PB in the 6k at the ACC Championships (21:18.0) where she was 46th
• Finished 41st at the Southeast Region Championships (21:22.4)

Background
• The 2021 Gatorade California Girls Track & Field Player of the Year
• Clocked the nation’s fastest prep times in the 1600- and 3200-meter run in 2021, with both clockings ranking among the top 10 performances in U.S. girls prep history
Recorded her national season-best time of 4:37.58 in the 1600 at the Pacific League finals
• Posted her career-best time of 9:52.23 in the 3200 at the Laguna Beach Distance Carnival
• Also ran the nation’s second-fastest mile, 4:39.41, and had a state-best finish of 2:07.31 in the 800, the seventh-fastest prep time in the last spring
• Undefeated at all distances during the season, she won the 1600 at the CIF Southern Section Div. 1 finals in 4:42.89.

Personal
• Father, Matthew, founded LA Dream Center