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Mary Cate Cooper

Class: R-Junior
Position: Distance
Height: 5-6

Previous School: Home Schooled

Hometown: Belle Mead, N.J.

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
1,000 - 3:33.20 (Indoor)
Mile - 5:49.05 (Indoor)
3K - 11:33.58 (Indoor)
5K - 19:06.01 (Indoor)
10K - 40:55.04

2014 Cross Country (Sr.)
• Competed at the Big South meet for the runner-up Lady Flames, placing 61st overall and 10th on the team
• Wrapped up her collegiate cross country career by finishing 12th at the Hokie Open

2014 Outdoor Track & Field (R-So.)
• Improved her 10K clocking each time she ran it, finishing up with a personal-best 40:55.04 for 15th place in the Big South final

2013-14 Indoor Track & Field (Jr.)
• Competed in three races, highlighted by a 19:43.15 5K at the Liberty Quad

2013 Cross Country (Jr.)
• Ran three races on the year, highlighted by an 80th-place showing at the VMI Invitational

2013 Outdoor Track & Field (So.)
• Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Did not compete in any races for Liberty and was redshirted

2012-13 Indoor Track & Field (So.)
• Ran a quartet of races, highlighted by a fifth-place finish in the Wake Forest Invitational 5K in a season-best 20:13.35

2012 Cross Country (So.)
• Most impressive of her four cross country races was her last, at the Royal Cross Country Challenge
• Clocked a cross country 5K personal-best time of 19:38.73 to finish 87th overall and ninth among the Lady Flames

2012 Outdoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Big South Presidential Honor Roll member
• Ran a pair of 5Ks
• Top effort came at the Highlander Invitational, where she clocked 19:40.96 for ninth place

2011-12 Indoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Opened her season with a 19:06.01 effort in the Liberty Kickoff 5K, placing ninth in the race

2011 Cross Country (Fr.)
• Finished 62nd at the Big South meet
• Made her Liberty debut at the Charlotte Invitational, clocking a 20:53.8 5K time

Prep
• Home schooled

Personal
• Daughter of Brian and Judy Cooper
• Biblical studies major
• Birthday is on July 6