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


Career Honors:
Patriot League Academic Honor Roll (2016, 2018).

2018 (Junior):

  • Placed 98th at the Patriot League Championships, running a 6K time of 24:47.8 (10/27).
  • Finished 69th at the NEICAAA Cross Country Championship, running a 5K time of 20:24.5 (10/6).
  • Finished 136th at the Paul Short Open, running a 6K time of 24:40.4 (9/29).
  • Placed 6th at the Shawn M. Nassaney Memorial Invitational, running a 5K time of 20:17.8 (9/15).

2017-18 Track:

  • Competed in the indoor 800m and outdoor 800m and 1,500m. 
  • Posted a season-best time in the indoor 800m (2:41.19) at UNH vs Holy Cross.
  • Recorded season-best time in the outdoor 800m (2:29.79) at the Stonehille Skyhawk Invite and 1,500m (5:17.84) at the Black & Gold Invitational.

2017 (Sophomore):

  • 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 (Sophomore):

  • 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.
  • Majoring in classics. 

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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