|Hometown:||Highland Mills, NY|
2012-13: Competed in five meets as a sophomore. Set a season-best 5K time of 19:56.1 at the UB Stampede Invitational, earning a 32nd place finish. Recorded her season-best 6K time of 23:30.0 at the Paul Short Invite. Picked up a career-best time of 17:45.06 in the 5,000 meter run at the Bucknell Bison Outdoor Classic (4/14).
2011-12: Named Top Newcomer for cross country. Competed in six meets. Finished 78th at the MAC Cross Country Championships in 24:09.8. Set season-best 6K time of 23:50.5 at NCAA Northeast Regionals. Posted top indoor times in the mile (5:30.27) and 3,000m (11:02.99) and top outdoor 3,000m steeplechase mark of 12:12.88.
High School: Earned four letters at Monroe-Woodbury High School for coach Chris Goodwin. Earned second-team all-state honors. Finished 49th in the Class AA race at the 2010 New York State Cross Country Championships. Also played four seasons of basketball for the Crusaders.
Personal: Born February 20, 1993. Daughter of Thomas and Margaret Clarkin. Has three brothers (Ryan, Joe, Derek) and one sister (Danielle). Favorite food is Buffalo chicken pizza. Favorite TV show is South Park. Lists placing 28th at the Northeast girls cross country championships as her greatest athletic experience. Majoring in nursing.