Mary Eccles
Mary Eccles
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Wahaiwa, Hawaii
High School: Leilehua
Position: Distance
Major: Chemical Engineering

Collegiate Personal Bests
Indoor:
1,500m - 5:02.66
Mile - 5:26.19
3,000m - 10:14.40
5,000m - 17:02.63

Outdoor:
1,500m - 4:45.63
5,000m - 17:09.62
10,000m - 35:27.11

2017-18: USTFCCCA All-American (Indoor - 5,000m)... NCAA Qualifier (Indoor - 5,000m, Outdoor - 10,000m)... New England D3 Champion (Indoor - 5,000m, Outdoor - 10,000m)... All-New England (Indoor - 3,000m and 5,000m, Outdoor - 5,000m and 10,000m)... NEWMAC Champion (5,000m)... NEWMAC First Team All-Conference (5,000m)... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship Team... USTFCCCA All-Academic Team... NEWMAC Track Athlete of the Week (4/9)... Competed in 12 meets... Finished 17th in the 10,000m at the NCAA Outdoor Championship... Won the 10,000m and finished second in the 5,000m at the New England D3 Outdoor Championship... Won the 5,000m and was fifth in the 1,500m at the NEWMAC Championship... Ran one of the fastest times in MIT history in a win in the 10,000m at the Larry Ellis Invitational with a time of 35:27.11... Was third in the 1,500m in a dual meet with Williams with a season-best time of 4:45.63... Placed seventh in the 5,000m in 17:04.46 at the NCAA Indoor Championship... Won the 5,000m and was fourth in the 3,000m at the New England D3 Indoor Championship... Her 3K time was 10:14.40, while she ran 17:02.63 in the 5,000m.

2016-17: New England All-Region (Indoor - 5,000m)... NEWMAC All-Conference Second Team (5,000m)... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... USTFCCCA All-Academic Team... NCAA Qualifier (Outdoor - 10,000m)... Finished 22nd in the 10,000m at the NCAA Outdoor Championship... Won the 10,000m at the D3 New England Outdoor Championship in 36:07.96 and seventh in the 5,000m in 18:05.91... Finished as the runner-up in the 5,000m at the NEWMAC Championship in 18:16.89... Was fourth in the 5,000m at the D3 New England Indoor Championship as she ran 17:53.03... Was also 13th at that meet in the 3,000m with a time of 10:32.77.

2015-16:
NCAA Qualifier (Indoor – 5,000m; Outdoor – 10,000m) … New England All-Region (Indoor – 5,000m; Outdoor – 10,000m) … NEWMAC Second Team All-Conference (5,000m) … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … competed in seven indoor meets … placed tenth in the 5,000m run in 17:31.00 at the NCAA Division III Indoor Championship (3/11-12) … set a new personal record in the 5,000m run (17:25.09) at the Tufts Last Chance Meet (3/4) … at the New England Division III Indoor Championship (2/19-20), crossed the line fourth in the 5,000m run in 17:48.37 and 12th in the 3,000m run in 10:38.87 … helped the DMR team to second place at the Bates Tri-Meet (1/16) in a time of 13:18.42 … competed in eight outdoor meets … registered a 12th place finish in the 10,000m run (37:49.71) at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championship (5/26-28) … set a new personal record and placed second in the 10,000m run at the New England Division III Outdoor Championship (5/5-7) in a time of 36:06.03 and also crossed the line third in the 5,000m run at the meet in a season best 17:46.71.

2014-15: NEWMAC Champion (10,000m) … competed in five indoor meets … set a personal record in the 3,000m run with a second place finish in 10:28.51 and ran a season best 18:00.64 for eighth in the 5,000m run at the New England Division III Indoor Championship (2/20-21) … competed in four outdoor meets … ran a season best time of 37:32.10 for fourth place in the 10,000m run and 17:58.99 for fifth place in the 5,000m run at the New England Division III Outdoor Championship (4/30-5/2) … at the NEWMAC Championship, crossed the line first in 38:46.29 for a spot on the NEWMAC All-Conference First Team.

Off the Track at MIT: Majoring in chemical engineering … also competes on the MIT women’s cross country team... Has done research in the MIT Myerson Lab... Intern with Vertex Pharmaceuticals... Involved in the Gordon Engineering Leadership Program in 2016-17.

High School: A 2014 graduate of Leilehua High School … High School Female Athlete MVP … Oahu Interscholastic Association Track Championships 3000m record holder … six-time varsity letterwinner … team captain … valedictorian ... Honor Roll.