Abigail Mitchell
Abigail Mitchell
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Manchester, N.H.
High School: Trinity
Position: Mid Distance/Steeple

2013: Ran in the 800, 1,000, 1,500, one mile, 2,000 steeple, 3,000 steeple, 4x400 relay, 4x800 relay and 4x880 relay…set a new Holy Cross record in the 2,000 steeple (7:32.29) at the Duke Invitational (April 6)…posted career-best times in the 800 meter (2:19.31) at the Brown Springtime Open (April 28), 1,000 meter (3:09.41) at Maine (Feb. 2), 1,500 meter (4:36.52) at the New England Outdoor Championship (May 11), one mile (5:07.37) at the Patriot League Indoor Championship (Feb. 17) and 3,000 steeple (11:33.52) at the Holy Cross home meet (April 20)…member of the 4x800 relay team that set a season-best time of 8:55.82 at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship…named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

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 2:19.31 Brown Springtime Open (4/28/2013)
1,000m 3:03.97 New Hampshire (1/18/2014)
1,500m 4:36.52 New England Outdoor Championship (5/11/2013)
1 Mile 5:00.33 Valentine Invitational (2/7/2014)
2,000m Steeple7:32.29*Duke Invitational (4/6/2013)
3,000m Steeple 11:33.52 Holy Cross Invitational (4/20/2013)






*Holy Cross Record