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Aisling Cuffe
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cornwall-on-Hudson, N.Y.
High School: Cornwall Central
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At Stanford: The 2013 Pac-12 champion ... a two-time All-America ... 2013 Pac-12 women's cross-country Athlete of the Year ... twice set the American junior record in the 3,000 meters during the 2012 indoor track season.

2013 Season (Junior): Won the Pac-12 championship on Nov. 2 in Louisville, Colo. ... named Pac-12 women's cross country Athlete of the Year ... finished fourth at the NCAA Championships, earning All-America honors and earning Stanford's highest finish since Arianna Lambie was fourth in 2006 ... ran 20:09.03 at the NCAA's in Terre Haute, Ind., leading Stanford to 11th place ... placed third at the NCAA West Regional in Sacramento (19:15, 6K) ... named to the All-West Region team ... came from behind at Pac-12's to beat Arizona's Elvin Kibet by 11 seconds ... Cuffe ran 21:04 (6K) at Coal Creek Golf Course (elevation, 5,535 feet) ... it was Cuffe's second collegiate victory, following her USF Invite win in 2012 ... was second (20:10.70) at the Pre-Nationals by one second to Boise State's Emma Bates in Terre Haute, Ind. ... second to teammate Jessica Tonn at the Stanford Invitational (21:00, 6K) ... third at season-opening USF Invitational (17:44.9, 5K) ... named Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention ... selected to the All-Pac-12 first team.

2012 Season (Sophomore): Placed 21st at the NCAA Championships, earning USTFCCCA All-America honors ... was Stanford's No. 1 runner at the NCAA's, helping Cardinal to third place, its best finish since 2007 ... ran 20:03.8 over 6K at nationals ... earned USTFCCCA All-West Region honors by placing ninth at Seattle's Jefferson Golf Course in 19:53 over 5K as team's No. 3 ... was 10th at Pac-12 Championships as Stanford's No. 2 runner at Santa Clarita's Robinson Ranch Golf Course, running 20:32 (6K) ... ran six meets, tied with Jessica Tonn as the most for Stanford ... earned first collegiate individual title by winning the season-opening USF Invitational at GoldenGate Park, covering the 5K Golden Gate Park course in 17:08.0 ... was fourth at the Stanford Invitational (6K, 20:26) and 25th at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (6K, 20:08) ... an All-Pac-12 second-team selection ... Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.

2011 Season (Freshman): Stanford's No. 3 runner at both the NCAA West Regionals and the NCAA Championships ... placed 74th at the NCAA Championships with a time of 20:49.6 ... was the individual runner-up at the Stanford Invitational with a season-best time of 20:12 ... placed 22nd at the NCAA West Regional with a time of 20:52 ... finished 24th at the Pac-12 Championships, covering the 6,000 meters in 20:44 ... also competed at the Wisconsin Invitational, placing 55th in 20:57.3.

High School: The 2010 FootLocker Cross Country national champion ... won the 2011 USA Junior Cross Country and New Balance Indoor Nationals 2-Mile ... set the junior national record in the 2-mile with a time of 9:54.22 ... a seven-time state champion and five-time NYS Federation champion ... won two USA Junior 5K races in 2009 and 2010 ... named the Gatorade National Girls Runner of the Year in 2010-11, after winning similar state honors twice ... 2011 NYS Gatorade Track Athlete of the Year ... holds school records in five events ... teams won a combined three OCIAA Championships and six Section 9 Championships ... also appeared in the 2011 All-American distance medley relay ... captained her school's indoor, outdoor, and cross country teams for two years ... competed as a race-walker during the indoor season of her freshman year.

National Competition: Has competed with the USA Junior team twice ... traveled to Spain with the squad for the World Junior Cross Country Championships in 2011 ... also ran the 5K at the 2009 Pan Am Games in Trinidad and Tobago.

Personal: Daughter of Ronald and Marie Cuffe ... has a younger brother, Conor, and a younger sister, Dara ... full name is Aisling Marie Cuffe ... majoring in biology.

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