Cross Country
CU Cross Country BIO
Cara Talty
Player Profile:
Cara Talty 824983
Height: 5'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Raritan, N.J.
Major: Nursing
2012 Highlights
• Scored in five of the six meets for the Tigers
• Best individual finish was 26th place at the Pac-12 Preview in California
• Scored a 50th-place effort at the ACC Championships in Blacksburg; ran a 6K best of 22:04.2

2011 Highlights
• Impact performer after transferring into the program from Seattle
• Competed in all six meets, scoring in the Tigers’ first and last meets
• Showed tremendous promise with a 44th-place finish in the final meet, the NCAA Southeast Regionals
• One spot out of scoring in four different meets, including the ACC Championships when she was 45th overall
• Finished 12th at the Eye Opener and 21st at the Clemson Invitational
• Best 5K time of the season was 18:23 at Notre Dame and 6K time was 21:33.7 at the regional meet in Louisville, KY

Pre-Clemson Highlights
• Spent the 2010-11 season as a member of Seattle University's cross country and track & field teams
• Great West Conference Cross Country Runner of the Week after the Sundodger Invitational
• Placed seventh individually in the 5K at the 2010 GWC Cross Country Championships, earning first-team all-conference honors
• Scored at the GWC Indoor Championships with the distance medley relay and in the 3000 meters
• 2010 state sectional champion in the 3200 for Bridgewater Raritan High School
• Competed at the 2010 New Balance Outdoor Nationals with school's 4x1500 relay
• 2010 state sectional runner-up in 1600
• Placed 23rd at the New Jersey Cross Country Meet of Champions

• Born 7/15/91
• Majoring in nursing

Collegiate Bests
• 5,000 - 18:23
• 6,000 - 21:33.7

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