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MASON CATHEY
  • Distance
  • Ind: Senior, Out: Senior
  • Jacksonville, Fla. (Bishop Kenny)

CAREER VICTORIES: 1
PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOORS

3000m - 10:39.23 - 2003 Florida Intercollegiate, Gainesville, Fla.
800m: 2:12.55 - 2001 Nike Fast Times Meet, Gainesville, Fla.
Mile: 5:02.98 - 2001 Gator Invitational, Gainesville, Fla.
OUTDOORS
800m: 2:12.42 - 2001 SEC Championships, Columbia, S.C.
1500m: 4:30.66 - 2001 USATF Junior National Championships, Richmond, Va.
3000m Steeplechase: 10:42.82 - 2002 SEC Championships, Starkville, Miss.

2003 AS A JUNIOR: Bests of 10:39.23 (3,000m), 5:03.03 (mile), 4:34.71 (1,5000m)...Competed in nine meets (four indoor, five outdoor)...Scored at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a sixth-place finish in the 3,000m steeplechase (11:02.20) and also competed in the 5,000m...Earned runner-up honors in the 1,500m (4:34.71) and finished seventh in the 800m run (2:19.10)...Finished fifth in the 3,000m run at the Sun Angel Classic...Won the 3,000m at the Florida Relays in a time of 10:53.66...Finished fourth in the mile at the Tyson Invitational...Ran a career-best 10:39.23 in the 3,000m at the Florida Intercollegiates...2003 Win: (o) 2003 Florida Relays 3,000m (10:53.66)

2002 AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in eight meets (four indoor, four outdoor)... Fourth in the SEC Championships Steeplechase with a school-record time of 10:42.82, beating the old record by over 40 seconds... Finished 9th in the 1500m at the Auburn Bank Invitational...Part of the third place DMR team at the SEC Championships...Finished seventh in the mile at the SEC East Challenge... First place as part of the 4x800m relay team at the Florida Intercollegiates.

2001 AS A FRESHMAN: Bests of 2:12.42 (800m), 4:30.66 (1,500m), 5:02.98 (mile) and 11:16.01 (3,000m steeplechase)... Competed in 11 meets (four indoors, seven outdoors)... Second in the 1,500m at the USATF Junior Nationals with a personal best of 4:30.66, qualifying for the USATF Junior National team... Personal best of 11:16.01 in the steeplechase at the SEC Championships, seventh overall... Personal best 2:12.42 in the 800m at the SEC Championships, did not advance to the finals... Was the first female Florida athlete to run the 3,000m steeplechase, finishing in 11:19.06 at the Florida Challenge... Third at the Florida Relays 1,500m (4:45.52)... Sixth in her first ever 800m race at the Nike Fast Times Meet... Fourth in the mile and sixth in the 3,000m at the SEC Quad in Arkansas.

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Had high school personal bests of 58.6 in the 400 and 2:11 in the 800... Ran 4:55 in the 1600 at the 1999 Bolles Classic and 11:09 in the 3200 at the Wolfson Relays. State cross country champion in 2000 and runner-up in 1999... Finalist in the Foot Locker competition in 2000... Florida Times-Union Runner of the Year as a junior and a senior... Times-Union Athlete of the Year as a sophomore and a junior... Won state championships in the 800 as a freshman, sophomore and junior and the 1600 as a junior... Collected state titles in the pole vault (sophomore) and as a member of the 4x800 relay her freshman, sophomore and junior years... Lettered three years as a member of the basketball team and received her high school's Scholar Athlete Award.

MAJOR: Exercise and Sport Science


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