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    Carly Brown
    Carly Brown

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Kalispell, Mont.

    High School:
    Flathead

    Height:
    5-1



    2008: Participated in six meets during the 2008 season, finishing first on the team in four ... Finished third overall at the DePaul 4K (8/29), fifth overall at the Great American Legends 5K (9/5) and sixth overall at the Loyola 5K (9/27) ... Top 5K time this season was 18:02 (Adidas Invitational, 10/3), the best time recorded on the team ... Finished first among NU runners at Pre-National Invitational at Indiana State (21:41) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2007: Team co-captain finished first on the team in four races ... Participated in all but one race in the season ... Ran a 5K season-best 18:12, finishing 11th in the adidas Invitational on 9/28 ... Finished second place overall at the UIC Home Opener, running the two-mile course in 11:25 ... Register an eighth-place finish at the Fordham Invitational on 9/8 with a time of 18:46 ... Ran first 6K race of the year at the Bradley Classic and finished 11th in 21:38 ... Participated in the Big Ten Championships and the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships ... Big Ten Sportsmanship Award honoree ... Academic All-Big Ten selection and Big Ten Distinguished Scholar.

    2006: Scored in four races for NU ... Started the season with a fifth-place finish in the Wildcats' sweep of the Chuck Carroll Invitational (9/8) ... Finished 57th at the Loyola Lakefront Invitational (9/30) ... Scored for the Wildcats with a 53rd place finish in the Pre-National Invitational open race (10/14) ... Finished 60th at the Big Ten Championships (10/29) and 113th at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships (11/11) ... Season-best 6K time of 23:19 at the Pre-National Invitational.

    2005: Competed in five of the six races for NU ... Started the season strong with a ninth place finish-second among NU runners-at the 5K Midwest Collegiate (9/17) with a time of 18:56, 12 seconds behind the winner ... Helped NU to a first place finish among the 19 teams ... Was NU's top finisher (123rd) at the 6K Roy Griak Invitational (9/24) with a time of 23:22 ... Finished 99th at the 5K Sean Earl Invitational (10/1) with a time of 19:27 ... Ran a time of 24:54 at the Pre-National Invitational (10/15) and ended her season with an 82nd place finish of 24:30 at the Big Ten Championships (10/30).

    High School: Lettered four years in cross country and three times in track (competing in track again this spring) ... Cross-country captain as a senior ... All-state all four years, never finishing lower than sixth in state championship race ... Led team to state title all four years ... Bravettes were ranked fourth nationally her senior year, seventh her junior year ... Two-time recipient of team's Coaches Award ... Team Rookie of the Year in ninth grade ... Four-year participant in Foot Locker West Region Divisional meet ... As a senior, finished 31st out of more than 200 runners ... Also had top-50 finishes as a sophomore and junior ... In track, all-state every year in the one-mile and two-mile ... Best finish was fourth in the two-mile as a junior ... National Honor Society member for three years ... Senior Class President ... Three-time Academic All-State.

    Personal: Born Carly Megan Brown ... Daughter of Desi and Brad Brown ... Grandfather, Bob Brown, attended Northwestern... Majoring in communication studies with a minor in business institutions.