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  Eilis McGovern
Eilis McGovern


Ho-Ho-Kus, N.J.

High School:
Northern Highlands Regional


2013 (Sophomore): Recorded her best finishes of the season at the Lehigh Season Opener, taking sixth and seventh in the 200m and 60 hurdles, with times of 28.36 and 10.48, respectively... At the same meet, she set a PR in the 400m, crossing the finish line in 1:06.68... Ran the 200m in 27.70 at the MAAC Indoor Championships, a personal-best for the New Jersey native... Member of the 4x100m relay team that took that took sixth at the Towson Invite, with a time of 52.89... Set a PR in the 400 hurdles at TCNJ with a time of 1:09.08... Ended the season with a PR at the MAAC Outdoor Championships, running the 100 hurdles in 16.62.

2012(Freshman): Placed 11th in the 100 hurdles at the MAAC Championships with a time of 16.95, while also helping the 4x100 and 4x400 to fourth-place finishes... Ran a PR of 16.80 in the 100 hurdles at the TCNJ Lion's Invite... Had season-best time of 8.49 in the 60 at the Patriot Games... Notched a PR in the 60-meter hurdles at the MAAC Indoor Championships, placing 11th in 10.09, while also finishing 14th in the 60-meter dash with a time of 8.60.

Before Loyola: Set the Northern Highlands Regional High School record in the 100m high hurdles and owns the second-fastest time in Bergen County... Was a two-time All-League performer and placed third at the 2010 state sectional meet... Helped the Highlanders' soccer team reach the State Sectional Championship Game in both 2009 and 2010, helping them win the title as a junior.

Personal Bests:
60m: 8.49 (Patriot Games, 1/28/12)
200m: 27.70 (MAAC Indoor Championships, 2/15/13)
400m: 1:06.68 (Lehigh Season Opener, 12/1/12)
60 hurdles: 10.01 (Fast Times Before Finals. 2/7/13)

100 hurdles: 16.62 (TCNJ Lions Invite, 4/27/13)
400 hurdles: 1:09.08 (MAAC Championships, 5/5/13)