Year: Junior
Hometown: Flanders, N.J.
High School: Mount Olive


Career Honors:

Patriot League Academic Honor Roll (2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2018-2019)

 2019 Outdoor (Junior):

  • Had a personal best at the Holy Cross Invitational in the 1,500 meters, running a 5:08.53 (4/20).

2018-2019 Indoor (Junior):

  • Did not compete.

2018 Outdoor (Sophomore):

  • Had a personal best in the 3,000 meter steeplechase, running a 12:05.66 and finishing sixth at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/21).
  • Had a personal best in the 5,000 meters, running a 19:10.77 at the Black & Gold Invitational (3/31).


  • Competed in 3,000-meter Steeplechase, 3,000 and 5,000-meter run.
  • Recorded season-best time in the 3,000m Steeplechase (12:17.92) at the Stone Skyhawk Invite (4/29).
  • Posted season-best time in the 3,000m (11:04.14) at the UNH April 8th Meet (4/8) and in the 5,000m (19:24.11) at the U Mass Minutemen Track and Field Invitational (4/15).
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Before Holy Cross:

  • Four-year member of the Mount Olive High School varsity cross country team under head coach Michael Behre, serving as team captain her junior and senior years.
  • Team was NJSSC and sectional champions during the 2012 and 2013 seasons, and won a Group State title in 2013.
  • Named First Team Daily Record All-County in 2012, 2013 and 2015.
  • Earned First Team All-County honors from 2012-2015.
  • Recorded a top-time of 18:41 in the 5K in 2012, setting the school’s course record on Greystone Park.
  • Also a three-year member of both the varsity indoor and outdoor track teams, serving as a captain during 2015 and 2016 seasons.
  • Set the indoor school record in the 4X800 to lead her team to a Group State title in the 2014-2015 season. Also set personal records in the 1,00-meter (3:07), 1,600-meter (5:19) and 3,200 meter (11:23) during that season.
  • Recorded personal top times outdoors of 5:13 in the 1,600 meter and 11:04 in the 3,200-meter in 2014.
  • Ranked in the top 10 percent of her class and was a member of the National Honor Society.


  •  Daughter of John and Mary Christian.
  • Father played basketball for Drew University, graduating in 1985.
  • Mother (class of 1985) ran for the Providence College cross country and track and field teams.
  • Has two sisters (Mariah and Sara).
  • Mariah is a member of the cross country and track and field teams at Marist College, and Sara runs cross country and track for Bucknell University. 
  • Majoring in economics.

Christian's Top Performaces

Year Event  Time Meet (Date)
2017 3,000m (indoor) 11:06.73 Tigers All Comers' Invitational (1/14)
2017 3,000m (outdoor) 11:04.14 UNH April 8th Meet (4/8)
2018 5,000m (outdoor) 19:10.7

Black & Gold Invitational (3/31)

2018 3,000m Steeplechase 12:05.66

Holy Cross Invitational (4/21)

2019 1500m (outdoor) 5:08.53

Holy Cross Invitational (4/20)

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