Kate

Spitler

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Mid Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: Marshfield, Mass.
High School: Marshfield

Bio

2016-2017:

  • Competed in the 1 mile, 800, 1,000, and 1,500-meter run, 4 x 400 and 4 x 800-meter Relay
  • Posted career-best time for the 1-mile run (5:20.31) at the Tiger’s All Comers Invitational (1/14) and finished in sixth place
  • Finished fourth in the 800-meter run (2:20.10) at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/22)
  • Qualified for and finished 22nd in the 800-meter run (2:20.28) at the Patriot League Outdoor Track & Field Championships (5/5)
  • Qualified for and finished 13th in the 4 x 800m (9:15.96) at the IC4A/ECAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2015-2016:

  • Competed in the 800, 1,000 and 1,500m runs
  • Recorded career-best times in the 800m (2:14.69) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship (5/6), in the 1,000m (2:56.16) at the New England Indoor Championship (2/26) and in the 1,500m (4:51.29) at the Mason Spring Invitational (4/9)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2014-2015: 

  • Competed in the 800, 1,000 and 1,500-meter runs
  • Also competed on the 4x800-meter relay team
  • Posted season-high times in the 800 (2:31.15) at the Minutemen Invitational, in the 1,000 (3:12.86) at the Joe Donahue Games and the 1,500 (5:11.85)  at the Holy Cross Invitational.

Before Holy Cross:

  • Three-year member of the varsity cross country team at Marshfield High School
  • Team captain in 2013
  • Named Atlantic Coast League All-Star in 2012 and 2013
  • Team won ACL championship in 2012 and 2013
  • Set a 5K personal record of 19:16
  • Three-year member of the varsity indoor track team
  • Team captain for the 2013-2014 season
  • Named ACL All-Star for 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 seasons
  • Team won ACL championship in 2011-2012, 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 seasons
  • Qualified for the New Balance Indoor Nationals with a 600 meter time of 1:39.97
  • Two-year member of the varsity outdoor track team
  • Named ACL All-Star in 2013
  • Team won ACL championship in 2013
  • Member of National Honor Society.

Personal:

  • Daughter of Bruce and Karen Spitler
  • Father was a member of the swim team at Purdue
  • Has one brother (Brian)
  • Also runs cross country.

Spitler’s Top Performances

Event

Time

Meet (Date)

800m

2:14.69

Patriot League Outdoor Championship (5/6/2016)

1,000m

2:56.16

New England Indoor Championship (2/26/2016)

1,500m

4:51.29

Mason Spring Invitational (4/9/2016)

1 Mile

5:20.31

Tiger’s All Comers Invitational (1/14/2017)
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