Catherine Xie
Catherine Xie
Height: 5'2"
Year: 2019
Hometown: Newton, Mass.
High School: Newton North
Position: Distance
Major: Biochemistry and French

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Collegiate Personal Records: 

  • 5000 (IN) - 20:07.14 : 2017 Gordon Kelly Invitational
  • 3000 (IN) - 11:44.14 : 2017 Tufts Cupid Challenge
  • 5000 (OUT) - 19:52.08 : 2017 Aloha Relays
  • 10,000 (OUT) - 40:44.97 : 2017 Silfen Invitational
  • 1500 (OUT) - 5:45.93 : 2016 Silfen Invitational

2017-18: Made four appearances in the indoor season... finished in the top-10 in two events... made two appearances in the outdoor season... recorded one top-10 fininsh in the 10,000 at the NEWMAC Outdoor Track and Field Championship with a time of 43:45.38.

2016-17: Made five appearances in the indoor seaon... recorded one collegiate record in the 5000 with a time of 20:07.14 at the Gordon Kelly Invitational... Made four appearances in the outdoor season... set two personal records... recorded three top-10 finishes... personal record in the 10,000 (40:44.97) at the Silfen Invitational... personal record in the 5000 with a time of 19:52.08 at the Aloha Relays.

2015-16: Made six appearances in her first indoor season... had two top-10 finishes... recorded one personal record... personal record in the 3000 (11:16.30) at the 2016 Reggie Poyau Memorial Invitational... made five appearances in the outdoor season... had a top-two finish in the 10,000 (41:58.50) at the Pioneer Invitational... personal best in the 1500 with a 5:45.93 time at the Silfen Invitational.

Before Wellesley: Attended Newton North High School...graduated in 2015...was on varsity cross country and indoor/outdoor track all four years...was captain of cross country senior year...competed in MA All-State Cross Country Finals sophomore and senior year...awarded in national French and Latin exams...participated in the National Piano-Playing Auditions.

Personal: Daughter of Yan Pan and Minjie Xie...born in Montreal, Canada...older sister Christie Xie attended Babson College...chose to attend Wellesley because of the academic rigor and supportive community...bilingual (English and Mandarin Chinese)...received the Carlo François Prize for Excellence in French...studied abroad in Grenoble, France...served on SAAC...was co-president of Girl Up.