Catherine Gildea
Catherine Gildea
Year: So.
Hometown: Milford, Conn.
High School: Academy of Our Lady of Mercy Lauralton Hall
Position: Mid Distance/Steeple

2013: Ran in the 800, 1,500, one mile, 3,000 and 4x880 relay…recorded season-best times in the 800 (2:16.91) at the New England Outdoor Championship (May 11), 1,500 (4:50.86) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship (May 4), one mile (5:29.69) at Maine (Feb. 2) and 3,000 (11:13.48) at New Hampshire (Jan. 19).

Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the varsity cross country team at The Academy of Our Lady of Mercy Lauralton Hall…team captain senior year…named Rookie of the Year as a freshman and MVP as a junior…was SWC All-Conference all four years…also played four seasons of varsity basketball…was the MVP of the 2012 SWC Championship Game…named to the New Haven Register and Connecticut Post All-Area team senior year…member of National Honors Society.

Personal: Has not yet declared a major.


Gildea's Top Performances

EventTimeMeet (Date)
800m2:16.91New England Outdoor Championship (5/11/2013)
1,000m3:03.29Maine (2/1/2014)
1,500m4:50.86Patriot League Outdoor Championship (5/4/2013)
1 Mile5:13.49Joe Donahue Games (1/24/2014)
3,000m11:13.48New Hampshire (1/19/2013)