Emily

Foley

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Mid Distance/Steeple
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Avon, Conn.
High School: Avon

Bio

Career Honors:

Patriot League Academic Honor Roll (2018-2019).

 2019 Outdoor (Freshman):

  • Had a personal best in the 3,000 meter steeplechase, running a time of 12:01.96 to place seventh at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/20).
  • Had a personal best in the 1,500 meters of 5:03.34 at the UNH Season Opener (4/6).

2018-2019 Indoor (Freshman):

  • Had a personal best in the 800 meters, running a 2:25.47 at the UNH Tribute to Bill Falk (2/9).
  • Ran a personal best at the UNH vs Holy Cross in the 3000 (11:14.63) (1/19).

Before Holy Cross:

  • Two year member of the varsity track & field and cross country teams under head coach Albert Dadario.
  • Served as captain junior and senior year.
  • Named to the All-Academic team for cross country in 2017 and 2018 and named Rookie of the Year.
  • Won All-Conference in 2016 and 2017 and All-State 2016 and 2017.
  • Named to the Hartford Courant All-Courant Team in 2016.
  • Set school record in the 4x800m relay in 9:36, the 1600m in 5:13.04 and the distance medley relay record holder (as the 800m leg).
  • Took fourth place over all and earned all-state in steeplechase and all-state and state champion in 4x800m relay.
  • Was also a member of the varsity field hockey, swimming and lacrosse teams. 
  • Member of the National Honor Society and earned the Highest Honor Roll.
  • Was a part of the Student Government, National Honors Society, LEO club and Animal Welfare Club.

Personal:

  • Daughter of Michael and Kelly Foley.
  • Father played lacrosse and hockey at MIT (Class of 1987).
  • Mother played basketball at Buffalo State University (Graduated from Cornell, Class of 1993).
  • Has two brothers (Connor, Luke) and one sister (Megan).
  • Majoring in psychology.

Foley's Personal Bests:

Year Event Time/Dist. Meet
2019 3000 Steeplechase 12:01.96 Holy Cross Invitational (4/20)
2019 1500m (outdoor) 5:03.34 UNH Season Opener (4/6)
2019 800m (indoor) 2:25.47 URI Tribute to Bill Falk (2/9)
2019 3000m (indoor) 11:14.63 UNH vs Holy Cross (1/19)
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