Senior defensive back racks up four tackles for loss, two sacks in season opener
Career Bests (thru 2013): 1,500 Meters: 4:19.83 Mile: 4:42.43i 3,000: 9:07.79i Two Mile: 9:54.22 5,000: 16:15.53
Stanford Record Book Indoors 3,000: 5th Mile: 10th
At Stanford: Earned All-America honors in cross country, indoor track, and outdoor track ... twice set the American junior record in the indoor 3,000 meters in 2012, finally with a 9:07.79.
2013 Season: Outdoors - Earned second-team All-America honors in the 5,000, placing 13th at the NCAA Championships in 16:16.37 ... that was after coming in with the 24th best time ... placed 10th in the Pac-12 Championships in the 1,500, running 4:23.57 ... was fourth at the Big Meet in the 1,500 (4:24.64) in her season debut ... sixth in the 5,000 at the NCAA West Prelims in a personal best 16:15.53 ... named Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention. Indoors - Did not compete.
2012 Season: Outdoors - Placed 10th at the Pac-12 Championships in the 5,000, running 16:42.00 in Eugene, Ore. ... advanced to the NCAA West Preliminary Round in the 5,000, placing 25th in 17:07.32 ... earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors. Indoors - Set the American junior record in the 3,000 of 9:07.79 while setting a meet record at the UW Last Chance meet in Seattle on March 3 ... the time was the fifth-best indoor mark in school history ... the time broke her own AJR mark of 9:15.56 that she first set at the Razorback Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark., on Feb. 3 ... earned second-team All-America honors by placing 14th at the NCAA Championships, running 9:27.57 ... placed fifth in the MPSF Championships in 9:10.07.
Cross Country: Earned All-America honors by placing 21st at the 2012 NCAA Championships in Louisville, Ky. ... was the No. 1 runner for Stanford's third-place NCAA team ... a two-time NCAA Championships participant.
International competition: Twice competed with the USA junior national team ... was the U.S.'s top runner at the 2011 IAAF World Junior Cross Country Championships in Punta Umbria, Spain, placing 17th while clocking 20:15 over 6K... also ran the 5K at the 2009 Pan Am Games in Trinidad and Tobago ... was second at the Bupa Great Edinburgh International Cross Country Championships in Scotland.
High School: The 2010 FootLocker cross country national champion ... won the 2011 USA Junior cross country and New Balance Indoor Nationals 2-mile titles ... set the junior national record in the 2-mile with a time of 9:54.22 ... a seven-time New York state champion and five-time NYS Federation champion ... won two USA Junior 5Kchampionships, 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 ...set school records in five events ... teams won a combined three OCIAA Championships and six Section 9 Championships ... also appearedon Cornwall Central's2011 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.
Personal: Daughter of Ronald and Marie Cuffe ... has a younger brother, Conor, and a younger sister, Dara ... has yet to decide on a major ... enjoys reading, hanging out with friends, and surfing the Internet ... full name is Aisling Marie Cuffe.