Mary Whitmore
Mary Whitmore


Rocky River, Ohio

High School:


2013-14: Saw action in seven cross country meets during her senior year...Opened the season with a 59th place finish (15:35) at the Badger Season Opener...Led the women's side to a team title at the Illini Open with a 5th place finish (18:31)...Grabbed a 36th place finish (18:50.2) at Missouri Valley Conference Championships...Ran a personal-best time of 22:44.8 (140th place) at the NCAA Midwest Regional...Placed fifth in the 800m at the Gladstein Invitational...Clocked a personal-best time of 2:11.88 at the GVSU Big Meet to place ninth in the 800m...Clocked a personal-best mile time of 5:11.48 at the Illini Classic...Competed in the 800m at the MVC Indoor Championships...Opened the outdoor season with a fifth-place finish in the 1,500m at the Bulldog Opener...Placed third in the 800m at the Illinois Twilight...Clocked a personal-best time of 2:10.56 to place fourth in the 800m at the ISU Invite...Clocked a personal-best 1,500m time of 4:34.78 at the Mt. SAC Relays...Competed in the 800m and 1,500m at the MVC Outdoor Championships.

2012-13: Competed in seven cross country meets during the fall season...Opened the season by posting a time of 16:05 (34th-place) at the Illini Challenge...Turned in her best showing of the season at the Illini Open, leading the women's side with an 11th-place (19:23) finish...Contributed to the scoring at the Horizon League Championship meet, finishing 15th (18:51) and helping the women's side capture the team championship...Kicked off her indoor season as part of the 4x800m Relay team that finish third at the Gladstein Invitational with a time of 9:17.63...Raced to a fourth-place (2:15.59) finish in the 800m Run Final at the 2013 Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships...Set a new 800m Run personal best time of 2:15.05 at the Grand Valley State Big Meet...Member of the 4x1600m Relay team that shattered the school record in the event by nearly two minutes at the Drake Relays by posting a time of 19:31.65...Finished fourth in the 800m Run Final at the 2013 Horizon League Outdoor Track & Field Championships...Also posted a fifth-place finish in the 1,500m Run with a time of 4:40.60 as the women's side took home their first outdoor league title in program history...Crushed her own personal best time in the 1,500m run when she blazed to a time of 4:34.96 at the prestigious Mt. SAC Relays.

2011-12: Competed in five of Loyola's six cross country meets during the fall ... Finished 45th at the Horizon League Cross Country Championship in 21:26 ... Placed 166th at the NCAA Midwest Regional meet ... Took 43rd at the UIC Home Opener and 69th at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championship ... Enjoyed a breakout season on the track ... Finished sixth in the 800m at the Horizon League Indoor Championship and was also a member of Loyola's 4x400m relay squad that finished second and the distance medley relay team that took third ... Posted personal-best time of 2:16.83 in the 800m at the League meet ... Moved into third on Loyola's all-time list in the 600m after clocking 1:38.88 at the Gladstein Invitational ... Finished second in the 400m at the Chicago Duals in 1:01.60 ... Finished eighth out of 87 competitors in the 800m at Grand Valley State's Big Meet ... Also part of 4x400m relay team that recorded second-fastest time in school history (3:52.55) at that meet ... Clocked 3:01.95 in the 1,000m at the Meyo Invite ... Finished fourth in the 800m at the Horizon League Outdoor Championship with time of 2:14.50 ... Ran personal-best 2:13.15 in the 800m at the Dr. Keeler Invite to move into seventh on LU's all-time list ... Anchored 4x400m relay team that ran 3:52.29, second-fastest in school history, at the Musco Twilight ... Recorded time of 5:00.82 in the 1,500m at the season-opening Wake Forest Open.

2010-11: Competed in first two cross country meets ... Finished 18th at the Vincentian Cup Invite with a 4K time of 16:23 ... Placed 33rd at the UW Parkside Midwest Open with finishing time of 20:37 over the 5K course ... Ran 1:43.92 in the 600m at the Indiana Relays during the indoor season ... Also clocked at 2:20.70 in the 800m at Grand Valley State ... Ran outdoor-best time of 2:31.13 in the 800m at the Chicagoland Championships.

High School: Guided team to OHSAA Division I state championships in 2008 and 2009... finished first in 4x800 at 2009 state meet... qualified for state in 4x400 in 2009 and 2010... two-time qualifier with team for Nike Cross Nationals... National Honors Society student.

Personal: Daughter of Bill and Therese Whitmore...born July 19, 1992 ....biology major.

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Whitmore's Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Year
600m (I)1:38.88Gladstein Invitational2012
800m (I)2:11.88GVSU Big Meet2014
Mile (I)5:11.48Illini Classic2014
800m (O)2:10.56ISU Invite2014
1,500m (O)4:34.78Mt. SAC Relays2014

Updated September 2014