Katie Mahoney
Katie Mahoney
Year: So.
Hometown: Richland, Wash.
High School: Richland HS '11
Position: XC/Distance
Experience: 1L

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 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. 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).

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