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Cate DeSousa

Cross Country/Distance
Position
Freshman
Class
Oceanport, N.J.
Hometown
Red Bank Catholic
High School
Cate DeSousa - Track & Field - Virginia Cavaliers

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)

2024 Outdoor
• Recorded a personal best in the 800m (2:11.69) taking fifth place at the Virginia Grand Prix
• Finished third in the 4x400m relay at the Virginia Grand Prix
• Took eighth place in the 800m at the Virginia High Performance
• Competed in the 1500m at Raleigh Relays
• Ran a personal best of 4:32.36 in the 1500m at the Virginia Opener

2024 Indoor
• Competed in both the 3000m and mile at the ACC Indoor Championships, running a personal best in the 3000m
• Ran the mile at the Virginia Tech Challenge, taking home third
• Competed in the 1000m and mile at the Penn State National Open
• Opened the 2024 season by helping Virginia to a first-place finish in the DMR at the Virginia Tech Invitational

2023 Cross Country 
• Made her Virginia debut at the Spider Alumni Open
• Placed 70th at the Virginia Invitational with a 5k time of 17:23.0
• Finished 77th at the XC23 Pre-National meet
• Placed 77th at the ACC Cross Country Championships where the Cavaliers finished third as a team
• Finished 53rd at the NCAA Southeast Regional Championships
• Named to the 2023 All-ACC Academic Cross Country team

Background
• First at NJSIAA Group of Championships in the 800m
• Fourth in 800m at NJSIAA Meet of Champions with a time of 2:11.60
• 3200m champion at NJSIAA Meet of Champions running 10:16.20
• Competed in the 3000m and two mile, at 2023 New Balance Indoor Nationals

Personal
• Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences at UVA