Abigail Mitchell
Abigail Mitchell
Year: So.
Hometown: Manchester, N.H.
High School: Trinity
Position: Distance

2012: Ran in the 800, 1,000, 1,500, one-mile and 3,000 steeplechase…posted season-best times in the 800 (2:27.30) and 1,500 (4:52.48) at New Hampshire with Maine (April 7), 1,000 (3:11.22) at the Joe Donahue Indoor Games (Jan. 27), one-mile (5:16.59) at the Valentine Invitational (Feb. 10) and 3,000 steeplechase (12:12.08) at the Holy Cross Invitational (April 21)…recorded a second place finish in the 3,000 steeplechase at the Holy Cross Invitational and third place finish in the one-mile at Maine (Feb. 4) with a time of 5:21.58.

Before Holy Cross: Three-year member of the varsity cross country team at Trinity High School...four-year member of the varsity indoor and outdoor track and field teams...team captain senior year...named outdoor Rookie of the Year, Most Improved as a sophomore, MVP as a junior and Most Athletic as a senior...four-year member of the varsity soccer team...team captain junior and senior years...named Rookie of the Year...voted MVP junior and senior seasons...named All-State junior and senior years...also a member of the varsity swim team...was state champion in the 100 breaststroke her junior year...served as vice president of the Student Council...member of National Honor Society...named Outstanding Theology Student as a senior...Scholar Athlete all four years.

Personal: Daughter of Joseph and Jean Mitchell...mother was a member of the swimming team at New Hampshire...has two brothers, Hayden and Ryan (a twin), who both attend Holy Cross...great uncle John Hayden was a member of the Holy Cross Class of 1949...majoring in Biology.

 

Mitchell's Top Performances

Event Time Meet (Date)
800m 2:27.30 New Hampshire (4/7/2012)
1,000m 3:11.22 Joe Donahue Indoor Games (1/27/2012)
1,500m 4:52.48 New Hampshire (4/7/2012)
1 Mile 5:16.59 Valentine Invitational (2/10/2012)
3,000 Steeplechase 12:12.08 Holy Cross Invitational (4/21/2012)