2019-20 Women's Track & Field
Sarah Caesar Distance
Alaina Carpenter Distance
Kailee Carro Distance
Maranda Donahue Distance
Danielle Durak Distance
Sierra Fischer Sprints
Katherine Germann Mid-Distance
Maria Greer Throws
Jordan Houlihan Sprints
Taylor Justison Mid-Distance
Claire Kovarik Distance
Hayley Krulik Throws
Charlotte LaFleur Throws
Shannon Lahey Sprints/Jumps
Celia McGhiey Mid-Distance
Lauren Mikolajczak Throws
Kate Mitchell Mid-Distance
Anne Mou Jumps
Peyton Nash Distance
Kathleen Neal Distance
Sarah Padilla Distance
Michelle Pierce Throws
Olivia Recker Distance
Taylor Smith Sprints
Aaliyah Strickland Sprints
Full Roster
Kathleen Neal

Kathleen Neal

Events Distance
Yr. Jr.
Hometown Zionsville, Ind.
High School (Prev. School) Zionsville

2019 (Cross Country): Competed in all six meets for Valpo… Opened her junior season with a 22:35.3 showing in the 5K at Valpo’s Crusader Open on Sept. 6… Logged her season-best 5K the following meet on Sept. 21 when she ran 21:51.9 at the John McNichols Invitational, hosted by Indiana State… Ran a 22:37.6 in the MVC Championship 5K race in Valparaiso on Nov. 2… Finished the season with a 26:56.1 time in the 6K at NCAA Great Lakes Regional in Madison, Wis. on Nov. 15.

2019 (Track & Field): Saw action in two meets for Valpo during the indoor season… Hit a time of 21:38.60 in the 5000-meter run at the GVSU Open on Jan. 25… Ran the 3K at the Fred Wilt Open in 12:31.41… Posted a PR in the 5000-meter run with a 21:08.46 on March 23, the team’s second-best time in that event during the season. Had a personal best in the outdoor 1500-meter run with a 5:52.58 on April 13 at the Illinois Twilight.

2018 (Cross Country): Ran in five of six meets for Valparaiso during her sophomore campaign…Achieved a sixth place team finish as well as her top 5K performance of the year at the Greater Louisville Classic, where she got the job done in 21:44.9…Top 6K time of the year came at the Bradley Pink Classic, as she completed the circuit in 26:11.6.

2018 (Track): Recorded a time of 12:14.77 in the indoor 3000 meter run on Jan. 27 at the Fred Wilt Open… On April 21 at the DePaul Invitational,  she recorded a time of 5:55.74 in the 1500 meter run.

2017 (Cross Country): Ran in five meets during rookie season for Valpo ... Had first collegiate race at the Spartan Invitational in East Lansing, Mich., eclipsing the line in 28:24.60 ... Earned top-6K result of the season at the Bradley Classic (26:31.30) ... Tallied best-5K mark at the Notre Dame Invitational (21:18.50).

Prep: One-year letter winner for the Eagles ... received 2016 mental attitude award ... 2014 most improved ... competed on the track and field team.

Personal: Daughter to Sally and Robert Neal ... majoring in excercise science.