Abigail Mitchell
Abigail Mitchell
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Manchester, N.H.
High School: Trinity

2012: Ran a career-best 5K time of 19:32.18 at the New England Championship on Oct. 7 … also ran at the Harry Lang Invitational (79th, 18:54.0), National Catholic Championship (116th, 19:41.2), Paul Short Invitational (283rd, 23:56), Patriot League Championship (54th, 25:15.0) and NCAA Northeast Regional (222nd, 24:06.9).

2011: Ran a season-best 5K time of 20:25.1 at the National Catholic Championship on Sept. 16 … placed 29th at the Blue Devil Invitational (20:35) and 52nd at the Bryant Invitational (20:30.21) … also ran at the ECAC Championship (158th, 21:04), the Paul Short Invitational (310th, 26:05), the Patriot League Championship (75th, 26:14) and the New England Championship junior varsity race (92nd, 20:29).

Before Holy Cross: Three-year member of the varsity cross country team at Trinity H.S. … 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 … state champion in the 100-yard 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) … Hayden was a member of the Holy Cross cross country and track and field teams in 2009-2010 … twin brother Ryan attends Holy Cross … great uncle John Hayden was a member of the Holy Cross class of 1949 … majoring in Biology.


Mitchell's Top 5K Performances

YearTimeMeet (Date)
201120:25.1National Catholic Invitational (9/16)
201219:32.18New England Championship (10/7)