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Mary Cate Quiett
Mary Cate Quiett

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mishawaka, Ind.

High School:
Marian

Event:
Mid-Distance

Demon Notes
2008 and 2009 USTFCCCA All-Academic selection... 2008 and 2009 member of the BIG EAST All-Academic Team... member of the Captains' Council... winner of the 2010 Jean Nordberg Memorial Award.

Junior Season 2009-10
Cross Country - One of two student-athletes to score team points in all seven races... paced the Blue Demons in five races... recorded a season-best 5K time of 18:26 at the Bradley Open and Notre Dame Invitational... completed the BIG EAST Championship 6K in a time of 22:58.

Indoor- 2010 BIG EAST Indoor 800m Champion... broke her own 800m record on three occasions and ended the season with the all-time best set at 2:06.82... competed at the USA Track & Field Championships and placed 10th overall in the 800m... placed first in the 1,000m at the Blue and Gold Meet behind a DePaul-record time of 2:52.83... eclipsed the BIG EAST Standard in the mile with a time of 5:03.98... placed third in the 400m at the Purdue Invitational after clocking a career-best time of 58.69... ran the second leg of the DePaul record-setting 4x400m relay team that boasted a time of 3:49.41 at the BIG EAST Championship... was named BIG EAST Track Athlete of the Week on Dec. 8, 2009.

Outdoor Season - Lowered her DePaul record in the 800m to 2:05.92 en route to a second-place finish in the opening round of the NCAA Championship West Preliminary... concluded the meet with a 20th place showing in the finals... placed fourth in the 800m at the BIG EAST Championships... won the 800m race at the 49er Classic and the Raleigh Relays... was named BIG EAST Track Athlete of the Week on March 30 and April 27... added the 4x400m relay record to her resume after placing fifth at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 3:45.91... set the sprint medley record at the Drake Relays with a time of 3:57.37... ran the 400m at the 49er Classic in a career-best time of 56.53... clocked eight sub-2:08 performances in the 800m.

Sophomore Season 2008-09
Cross Country - Named the team's Most Outstanding Performer... Placed in the DePaul top-five in six of the seven races during the season... finished sixth overall at the DePaul Opener... set a team-best mile pace of 5:55 at the Bradley Classic... team-best time for a 5K was recorded at the National Catholic Championships with a 18:38.

Indoor - Named the 2009 Most Outstanding Performer... broke her own 800m school record at the Alex Wilson Invitational with a time of 2:10.00... placed fifth in the 800m at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 2:12.79... set a track record in the 600m at the Bob Eubanks Open with a first place time of 1:34.27... broke her own 1,000m school record at the Meyo Invitational with a time of 2:53.36... won the mile run at the Purdue Invitational with a team-best time of 5:07.31... anchored the 4x400m relay at the Blue and Gold Meet with a season-best time of 4:04.07... ran a leg of the 4x800m relay at the BIG EAST Championships to help post a time of 9:28.47.

Outdoor - Placed sixth in the 800m at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 2:10.63... qualified for the NCAA Mideast Regional after clocking a team-best 800m time of 2:09.19 in the preliminary's of the league championships... placed 15th at the regional with a time of 2:10.56... logged a team-best 400m time of 57.10 at the Chicago Penultimate... tops the Blue Demon performance list in the 1,500m with a time of 4:35.49 recorded at the EMU Twilight... anchored the 4x400m relay team at the BIG EAST Championships to help post a season-best time of 3:56.21.

Freshman Season 2007-08
Cross Country - Placed among the Blue Demons' top five finishers every week of the season... took third place at the UIC Home Opener with a two-mile time of 11:29... took 12th place at the National Catholic Championship with a 5K time of 18:21... finished 16th at the Fordham Invitational with a 5K time of 19:19... recorded a 6K time of 22:51 at the BIG EAST Championships... notched a 6K time of 23:04 at the NCAA Midwest Regional.

Indoor - Named the 2008 Most Outstanding Performer... broke five school records while running on an indoor track: 600m, 1:33.17; 800m, 2:11.34; 1,000m, 2:55.35; 4x800m relay, 9:02.85; and the distance medley relay, 11:39.36... recorded six BIG EAST qualifying times in various middle distance events... placed fourth at the conference championships in the distance medley relay... won the mile run at the Notre Dame Opener with a time of 5:00.41... while running the middle distance events, she placed in the top two on six occasions... personal record for the mile run is 4:57.29 achieved at the Indiana Relays.

Outdoor - Broke two school records: 800m, 2:08.35 and 4x800m relay, 8:58.85... placed third at the BIG EAST Championships in the 800m with a time of 2:08.43... exceeded conference qualifying standards in every 800m race of the season including three times meeting the NCAA standard... placed 13th in the 800m at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships with a time of 2:09.33... placed first in a field of 65 competitors in the 800m during the Chicagoland Championships.

High School
Earned four letters in both cross country and track and field... seven-time state medalist in track... 2007 state champion in the 800m run... three-time state qualifier for cross country... finished eighth at 2005 cross country state championship... Northern Indiana Conference MVP for track in 2006 and for cross country in 2005 and 2006... 2006-07 Burger King Athlete of the Year... notched personal-best times of 2:11.12 in the 800m run, 5:09 in the 1,600m run and 14:22 in the 4K.

Personal
Daughter of Edward and Mary Quiett... has one brother, Zachary, and two sisters, Monica and Anni... studying secondary education mathematics.