Year: Junior
Hometown: Rochester, N.Y.
High School: Our Lady of Mercy School for Young Women



  • Recorded season-best 3k (11:26) in 15th Annual CCSU Mini Meet 
  • Also ran career-best 5k (19:49) in UMass Dartmouth Cross Country Invitational 
  • Competed career-best 6k (23:46) in Paul Short Open

2016-2017 Track:

  • Competed in the 800-meter run and recorder a season-best time of 2:29.40 at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/22)
  • Finished 2nd in the 800m at the UNH April 8th Meet

2016 Cross Country:

  • Ran season-best 5k at the Nassaney Invitational with a time of 19:26 on Sept. 10
  • Also ran the 5k in times of 20:25 versus New Hampshire and Providence, 19:59 at the Shriner Invitational, 20:08.69 at the New England Championship and 20:54 at the ECAC Championship
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

 Before Holy Cross:

  • Ran four years of varsity cross country and indoor track and was a two-year member of the varsity outdoor track and field team under head coach Timothy Jones at Our Lady of Mercy School for Young Women
  • Served as team captain from 2013-2015 for cross country, earning the team’s MVP award her sophomore, junior and senior years
  • Her cross country team was Section V State Champions in 2013 and Rochester Private-Parochial League Champions in 2015
  • Ran a 5K with a personal-best time of 18:57
  • Served as team captain for the indoor track team from 2013-2016, helping her team to two Section V Championships (2014 and 2015)  in 2015
  • Recorded top times in the 1500m (5:10), 1000m (3:10) and ran a time of 2:28 in the 4x800m split
  • Also served as team captain in 2014 on the outdoor track and field team
  • Served as a member of the National Honor Society


  • Daughter of Joseph and Caroline Kurzweil
  • Mother graduated from Holy Cross, class of 1991
  • Has one brother (Andrew) and one sister (Grace)
  • Her uncle (David Edwards) and aunt (Rebecca Edwards) both graduated from Holy Cross in 1990
  • Has not yet declared a major

Kurzweil's Top Performances 

Year Time Event Meet (Date)
2017 11:26 3k 15th Annual CCSU Mini Meet (10/20)
2017 19:49 5k UMass Dartmouth Cross Country Invitational (9/16)
2017 23:46 6k Paul Short Open (9/29)
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