Cross Country

Christie MacFarlane  
Christie MacFarlane

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Delmar, N.Y.

High School:
Bethlehem


MACFARLANE'S CAREER RESULTS

PERSONAL BEST TIMES
3000m: 10:45.03 (2013)
5000m: 18:26.14 (2013)
5km XC: 18:49.8 (SUNY Albany, 2012)
6km XC: 22:57.9 (VanCortlandt Park, 2013)

AS A SOPHOMORE:
  • Member of the MAAC All-Academic Team
  • Named Leo Dufort Student Athlete of the Month for November 2013
  • Became the first Siena woman to win an individual title in the last 13 years at the Bantam Invitational finishing with a time of 16:46
  • Siena's top finisher at the Br. Doyle Meet of Champions finishing with a time of 24:15
  • Siena's top finisher at the Paul Short Invitational with a time of 23:37
  • Finished seventh overall at the James Earley Invitational with a time of 19:08.42
  • Top finisher for the Siena women at the UAlbany Invitational, finishing 11th overall, completing the 5K course in 19:14.9
  • Siena women's top finisher at MAAC Championships coming in at 23:30
  • Ran the second fastest 6K in program history at the NCAA Northeast Regional
  • Siena's top women's finisher in the ECAC/IC4A Championships coming in at 18:53.4
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 seventh overall at the UAlbany Invitational (9/29) with an average mile of 6:04 with a final time of 18:50

BEFORE SIENA:
  • 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:
  • Daughter of Joseph and Deborah MacFarlane
  • Has one sister, Emily, 20 (Providence College) and one brother, Paul, 15
  • Enjoys surfing, longboarding, snowboarding and outdoor activities

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
    Another sport I like to follow at Siena is: Basketball
    Favorite food: Fresh Chicken stir-fry with vegetables
    If I could travel anywhere, I would go to Patagonia.
    Obscure, random fact about you: I know how to ride a unicycle
    My favorite thing about Siena is: It's sense of community
    Career Plans: Something related to environmental science
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