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Caroline Parris

Class: R-Junior
Position:
Height: 5-4

Previous School: Calvert HS

Hometown: Saint Leonard, Md.

Cross Country Personal Bests
5K: 19:04.24
Oct. 12, 2012 – Royal Cross Country Challenge
Charlotte, N.C.

6K: 25:26.0
Oct. 14, 2011 - Panorama Farms Invitational
Charlottesville, Va.

Big South Cross Country Championship (5K)
2011 (Conway, S.C.): 55th place, 19:54
2012 (Rock Hill, S.C.): 49th place, 19:46.34

Top Track Times at Liberty
800: 2:26.64
1K: 3:14.21
1,500: 5:01.57
Mile: 5:24.93
3K: 10:59.79
3K Steeplechase: 11:44.18
5K: 18:30.09
10K: 40:33.54

2014 Outdoor Track & Field (Jr.)
• Placed 19th in the Big South 5K
• Improved her 1,500 personal best to 5:01.57 at the Liberty Twilight Qualifier

2013-14 Indoor Track & Field (Jr.)
• Top race of the season was an 11:09.22 3K at the Liberty Quad

2013 Cross Country (Jr.)
• Did not compete in any races for Liberty and was redshirted

2013 Outdoor Track & Field (So.)
• Sliced her steeplechase personal best to 11:44.18 at the Big South meet, placing 12th in the race and moving into Liberty's all-time top 10 in the event

2012-13 Indoor Track & Field (So.)
• Top race of the season was a 5:29.52 mile, which netted 17th place at the Big South Championship

2012 Cross Country (So.)
• 49th-place finisher (ninth among the Big South champion Lady Flames) at the Big South meet
• Cross country personal-best 5K time of 19:04.24 came at the Royal Cross Country Challenge

2012 Outdoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Placed 16th in the Big South 10K final
• Best race of the season was an 18:30.09 clocking in the 5K at the Shamrock Invitational

2011-12 Indoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Her racing distances spanned from 800 meters to 5K
• Came in 21st in the Big South 800-meter prelims

2011 Cross Country (Fr.)
• Broke 20 minutes in the 5K for the first time at the Big South meet, running 19:54 for 55th place and ninth among the Lady Flames
• Opened her collegiate career with an 11th-place effort at the Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational

Prep
• Graduated from Calvert High School
• Named 2010 Calvert County Runner of the Year for girls' cross country
• Placed seventh at the 2010 Maryland 2A state cross country meet, helping her team finish third
• Top times included 2:27 (800), 5:20 (1,600) and 19:36 (5K)

Personal
• Daughter of Alan and Cheryl Parris
• Older sister Alison was a standout distance runner at James Madison
• Major is communication studies
• Birthday is on July 9