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Christie MacFarlane  
Christie MacFarlane


Delmar, N.Y.

High School:

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)


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

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