Columbia Track and Field BIO
Abby McLaughlin
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Abby McLaughlin 2824262
Position: Distance
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Waldwick, N.J.
High School: Bergen County Academies

2016: (XC) Opened the season taking seventh at the Stony Brook Invitational, clocking a 19:56.1 over the 5K course during the Columbia team victory ... Ran 21:37.8 during the Paul Short Run over the 6K course ... Went 22:23.0 during the 6K at the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational ... Took 52nd during Heps, clocking a 21:40.9 in the 6K ... Helped the Lions to a sixth place finish at the Northeast Regional when she went 21:41.5 in the 6K for 51st.

Personal: Former distance runner at Bergen County Academies … Captain of the team her final three seasons, earning nine letters throughout her career … Ran career bests of 5:10 in the 1 Mile and 10:51 in the 3,200m … A two-time first team all-county runner, and a first team all-league recipient all four years … The daughter of Susan and Robert McLaughlin, a former baseball player at Fordham … Will attend Columbia College.

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