AS A FRESHMAN: Finished second overall in the Fr. O'Neil Invitational (10/13) with an average mile of 6:09 and a final time of 19:07...Top finisher for Siena in the Nassaney College 5K (9/8) finishing with a time of 19:38.4... Participated in the Iona Meet of Champions (9/15) finishing in the top-20 with a time of 23:39...The Saints top finisher and 7th overall at the UAlbany Invitational (9/29) with an average mile of 6:04 with a final time of 18:50...
BEFORE SIENA: Attended Bethlehem Central High School...Spirit of the Eagle Award for outstanding sportsmanship...Outstanding Senior Athlete Award for Indoor Track...Distance Most Improved Award...Distance Leadership Award for outdoor track...Most Valuable Player Award for Distance.
PERSONAL: Born August 27, 1994...Daughter of Joseph and Deborah MacFarlane...Has one sister, Emily, 20 (Providence College)...One brother, Paul, 15...Enjoys surfing, longboarding, snowboarding and outdoor activities.
800 meters (indicate if relay split): 2:22.6 (relay split; second leg in 4x800) 1500/1600/mile (indicate which one, and if relay split): 5:00.5 (1500m) 5k (indicate if XC or track): 18:48 (XC 3.05 miles)
GETTING TO KNOW CHRISTIE MACFARLANE:
Favorite sports team: New York Jets
Favorite Olympic sport to watch: Winter: speed skating Summer: Three-Way tie between soccer, swimming, and track and field
Favorite book: Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Favorite movie: The Goonies
Favorite TV show: Lost
Favorite food: Fresh Chicken stir-fry with vegetables
If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: Patagonia
Another sport I like to follow at Siena is: Basketball
Obscure/random fact about you: I know how to ride a unicycle
The funniest person on the team is: Nick Grudev
My favorite thing about Siena is: It's sense of community
Career Plans: Something related to environmental science