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    Abby Tracy
    Abby Tracy

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Vadnais Heights, Minn.

    High School:
    White Bear Lake Area

    Height:
    5-0



    10/25/2012

    'Cats Head to East Lansing for 2012 Big Ten Championships Sunday

    Women's 6K championship race set for 9:45 CT

    09/29/2012

    'Cats Conclude Busy Weekend at Loyola Lakefront Invite

    Senior Abby Tracy finishes in front for the Wildcats

    04/22/2012

    Wildcats Thrive on the Track at Indiana, DePaul

    Huth, Oliver notch first-place 5K finishes

    10/28/2011

    Northwestern Ready for Big Ten Championships at Illinois

    Start time scheduled for 11:45 a.m. CT in Champaign

    2012: Returned for a fifth year of eligibility and made significant contributions throughout the season ... Posted a season-best 5K time of 18:04 to lead all NU runners at the Loyola Lakefront Invitational ... Set a career-best 6K time of 21:27 at the nationally competitive Wisconsin Adidas Invite ... Competed in the Big Ten Championships for the fourth time in her career, crossing in 23:39.

    2011: Redshirted and did not compete in any meets.

    2010: Ran in seven meets, including the Big Ten Championships and NCAA Midwest Regionals for the third year in a row ... Improved her finish at Big Tens to 66th overall (fourth on the team) with a time of 22:10 ... Season-best 6K time of 21:58 came at Midwest Regionals ... Placed as high as second among Wildcats at the Illini Open where she ran a season-best 5K time of 18:22 ... Took 17th overall at Illinois Intercollegiates ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2009: Competed in seven events, including the 6K Big Ten Championships and NCAA Midwest Regionals with overall finishes of 76th and 97th, respectively ... Placed fourth among Wildcats at the NCAA Regionals ... Recorded her season-best 5K time of 19:52 at the Sean Earl Lakefront Invitational ... Also scored for the 'Cats at the Huskie Open and Bradley Classic ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2008: Participated in six events in 2008 ... Placed 20th at the Mississippi State 5K (20:47.55) ... Recorded her season-best 5K time at the adidas Invitational with a time of 19:20 (10/3) ... Season-best 6K time of 23:51 at Pre-Nationals (10/18) ... Helped NU to a team victory at the Loyola Invitational, placing eighth on the team in 19:46 ... Ran at the 6K Big Ten Championships (23:55.8) and Midwest Regional Championships (23:48.3).

    High School: Lettered four years in track and three years in cross country ... Three-time all-conference selection in cross country ... As a junior named All-Conference in 1,600-meter and 3,200-meter events and All-State in cross country ... Team qualified for state championships in track 2006-07 ... Won 2007 conference championship in cross country ... Also participated in swimming and nordic skiing in high school ... Three-time All-Conference honorable-mention in nordic skiing ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Three-year student council member ... Student council president ... Junior class vice president ... Four-year honor roll member ... Principal's award recipient ... AP Scholar with honor.

    Personal: Born Abigail Flynn Tracy ... Daughter of Joel Tracy and Delia Flynn ... Chose Northwestern over Pepperdine, Boston University, Boston College and Wisconsin ... Double-majoring in journalism and economics.