UNC Cross Country Bio
 Caroline O'Hea
O'Hea O'Hea 887502

Personal Records:

XC 5K - 20:19.4 • 800 - 2:33.89 • 1,500 - 4:46.98 • Mile - 5:12.06 • 3,000 - 10:03 • Steeplechase - 10:51.69 • 5,000 - 17:30.09

2015 Cross Country: Finished 16th at the Hokie Invite

2014-15: Finished second in the 3,000 at the Kent Taylor Invite • Finished in the top five in four races • Competed at the Three Stripe Invitational and the Covered Bridge Invite • Finished 10th overall at the Three Stripe Invitational and 21st at the Covered Bridge Invite.

2013-14: Did not compete during the indoor track and field season • Competed in two meets for the Tar Heels during the cross country season, the Joe Hilton Invitational and the Virginia Panorama Farms Invitational • Placed sixth at the home Joe Hilton Invite • Raced a new 5K PR at the Virginia Panorama in 20:19.4 • Ran for a personal best in the steeplechase at the ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championships at 11:02.65 and placed 14th • Had two second-place finishes in the outdoor season, one at the High Point VertKlasse Meeting and the other at the Joe Hilton Outdoor Invitational.

2012-13: Had a season-best 11:03.53 in the steeplechase and was the only Tar Heel to run the event • Set a collegiate PR in the 1,500 at the Joe Hilton Invitational with a time of 4:46.98 • Competed in the indoor mile and the 3,000 for the Tar Heels • Earned a collegiate-best time of 5:16.24 in the mile at the Dick Taylor Invitational • Ran in three races during the cross country season • Was the only female Tar Heel to compete at the Three Stripe Invitational where she recorded a 5K personal best.

Prep: Ran cross country, indoor and outdoor track all four years of high school • A two-time distance medley relay All-America, 14-time state qualifier, and a four-time 3K county champion • A member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Plans to major in nursing • Caroline Elizabeth O'Hea is the daughter of Denise and Brian O'Hea • Her father played baseball at Georgetown • Rising Star in the Carolina Leadership Academy • Born December 28.


Year: Senior
Hometown: East Setauket, N.Y.
High School: Ward Melville
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