2010:Rode the wave of momentumfrom her cross country season into a spectacular trackseason...Posted a five-second personal best in her first 3000-meter steeplechase race of the seasonat the Stanford Invitational..Would go on to finish second in the event at the Pac-10 Championships with amomentary school record of 10:16.86 (sophomore Hannah Moen would take over the honorat the NCAA Championships just a month later)and advanced to theWest Preliminary Round of the NCAA Championships where she narrowly missed qualifying for the Finals in Eugene...Alsoposted a top-ten finish in the 3000-meters indoors with a career best time of 9:31.97...2010 (XC): Was the figurehead for a young cross country squad that featured 11 freshmen...Callahan posted her post impressive season to date as the teams only upperclassman, earning All-Conferencehonors (14th) and leading the Wildcats in all but one race on the season...The one Wildcat to score points in every appearance...Finished 24th at the NCAA West Regional Championships...Instrumental in guiding the Wildcats to their first NCAA Championship berth innine years...Also earnedPac-10 All-Academic accolades...2009: Continued to be one of the UAs strongest distance runners during her sophomore year...Callahan had one of the more impressive streaks of all UA athletes as she set a personal best in every event she competed in beginning with her first meet as a Wildcat and going until the UA-ASU-NAU Double Dualnear the end of her sophomore season...Finished 11th at the NCAA West Regional Championships in a time of 10:37.45...Earned All-Conference honors by finishing 7th in the same event at the Conference Meet in a time of 10:30.71. a personal best...Consistently earned points for the women's cross country team throughout the season...Earned Conference All-Academic Honorable Mention honors...2008: Saw consistent improvement throughout the outdoor track and field season, breaking her personal record several times throughout the season in the 3000-meter steeplechase...Qualified for the NCAA West Region Championships where she set her personal best mark on the year of 10:43.11...Scored points for the women's cross country team at the Pac-10 Championships (38th) and the NCAA West Regionals (51st) during her freshman campaign...
West Valley High School, Fairbanks, Alaska.: Earned 15 varsity letters, in cross country (four), track & field (four), basketball (four) and softball (three)...Won Alaska Gatorade Female track & field Athlete of the Year award...Named Wendy's High School Heisman Finalist....Awarded West Valley High School Athlete of the Year...Individual State Champion in the 1600- and 3200-meters in 2006...Her high school teamwon five state championships while Callahan was a member, two in track and field (2005-06)and three in cross country (2004-06)...Team also finished 15th at the Nike Team Nationals for cross country in 2005 and 2006...All-Conference basketball team in 2006...Callahan was on school honor roll for eight semesters.
Margaret Callahan ... Born 9-28-88 in Fairbanks, Alaska ... Daughter of Jamie and Daniel Callahan ... Enjoys playing sports and being with friends in her spare time ... Chose Arizona because of the sun and the running team
3000-meter Steeplechase: 10:16.86; 1500-meters: 4:33.20; 3000-meters (i):9:31.97 5000-meters: 16:37.82