Katie Mahoney
Katie Mahoney
Year: Jr./So.
Hometown: Richland, Wash.
High School: Richland HS '11
Position: XC/Distance
Experience: 2L*

Indoor Best at EWU

800m 2:18.38 • Mile 5:01.48 • 3,000m 10:17.46

Outdoor Best at EWU

800m 2:12.40 • 1,500m 4:25.33 • 3,000m Steeplechase 10:17.34 • 5,000m 16:45.92

All-Big Sky Accolades: 2014 Outdoor: 3,000m Steeplechase, 3rd. 2013 Outdoor: 3,000m Steeplechase, 2nd.

2012-13: Indoor: Mahoney ran a time of 5:01.48 in the mile at the UW Invitational, ranking her fourth all-time at Eastern. She also ran 2:18.38 in the 800 at the Vandal Indoor to rank 10th in school history. At the BSC Indoor Championships, she placed 14th in the mile with a time of 5:11.61. She was selected to the winter Big Sky All-Academic team. Outdoor: Mahoney dominated the track in her first outdoor season with the Eagles, breaking two school records and cracking the top ten all-time lists in two other events. She crushed the previous school record of 11:02.29 in the steeplechase, first breaking it with a 10:36.16 effort at the Mt. Sac Relays. Mahoney broke it again at the BSC Outdoor Championships, when she earned all-conference honors with a second-place finish at 10:28.52. She improved on that time at the Division I West Preliminary Round, clocking 10:21.53. Mahoney also broke the school record in the 1,500 with her fourth-place-finish at the BSC Outdoor Championships, where she ran 4:25.79. She also made her mark in the record books at the Duane Hartman Invitational, where she ran times of 2:12.87 in the 800 (third all-time) and 17:14.91 in the 5,000 (sixth all-time).

2012 Cross Country: Redshirted.

2011-2012: Indoor: Mahoney qualified for the BSC Indoor Championships in the mile with a time of 5:04.41 at the UW Husky Classic, ranking her fourth all-time at Eastern. At the BSC Indoor Championships, she ran a time of 5:40.43 to place 15th.  Mahoney’s time of 10:26.63 in the 3,000 at the UW Indoor Preview put her seventh all-time at Eastern. She also ran the 800 at the Idaho Open, running 2:22.06 to place third overall. Mahoney ran a leg on Eastern's distance medley relay that placed eighth at the championships with a time of 13:31.34. Outdoor: Redshirted.

2011 Cross Country: Mahoney solidified herself as the No. 2 runner for Eastern, placing second on the team in each meet she ran in. She finished 36th at the Big Sky Championship with a time of 19:59.74.  Also had three top 25 finishes including 20th at the Clash of the Inland NW (15:21.4 4,000), 23rd at the Montana Invitational (19:42), and 21st at the Inland Empire XC Challenge (18:18.5).

High School: Mahoney experienced a stellar 2011 season at Richland High School. She finished in either first or second in every Columbia Basin Big Nine meet. In Richland’s seven other meets, Mahoney finished in at least the top three, including at the 4A district track meet. Her top-three streak was broken at the 4A State Championships, where she finished fourth in the 3,200 with a personal-best time of 10:58.11. She competed at the WIAA 4A State Cross Country Championships all four years, with her best finish coming her senior year, finishing with a time of 18:38.1 and placing 12th. Mahoney lettered 12 total times for the Richland Bombers (cross country, basketball, and track). Her best times came in the 800 (2:19.45), 1,500 (4:41.08), 1,600 (5:03.96), 3 mile XC (18:13) and 5,000 XC (18:38.1).

Personal: Undecided major. Born 8/7/92 in Kennewick, Wash. Her parents are Bill and Teena Mahoney.

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