Margaret Trautner
Margaret Trautner
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: Houston, Texas
High School: Saint John's School
Position: Distance
Major: Mathematics

Collegiate Personal Bests
Indoor:
600m - 1:40.72
800m - 2:13.64
1,000m - 2:55.87

Outdoor:
800m - 2:12.65
1,500m - 4:39.19

2017-18: USTFCCCA All-American (Indoor - 800m)... NCAA Qualifier (Indoor - 800m, Outdoor - 800m)... New England D3 Champion (Indoor - DMR, Outdoor - 4x800)... All-New England (Indoor - DMR, Outdoor - 800m and 4x800)... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... USTFCCCA All-Academic Team... Competed in 15 meets... Finished 20th at the NCAA Outdoor Championship in the 800 in 2:14.19... Ran a season-best 2:12.65 in the 800 at the MIT Final Qualifier... Was sixth in the 800m and won the 4x800 at the New England D3 Outdoor Championship... Won the 1,500m at the Tufts Quad Meet in a season-best 4:39.19... Was eighth in the 800 at the NCAA Indoor Championship... Was a member of the winning DMR team at the New England D3 Indoor Championship... Finished second in the 600m at the Bowdoin College Invitational in a season-best time of 1:40.72.

2016-17: Competed in four meets as a rookie... Finished fifth at the NEWMAC Championship in the 800m with a season-best time of 2:21.04... Was second in the 800m at the Sean Collier Invitational at 2:22.35... Was a member of the 4x800 relay team that ran 9:33.66 in a dual meet with Williams.

Off the Track at MIT: Majoring in mathematics... Did research at the University of Houston on the TRAPPIST-1 exoplanetary system... Member of Kappa Alpha Theta, where she is the sorority publications director... Did a UROP investigating non-Newtonian fluids in the MIT Hatsopoulos Microfluids Laboratory.

High School: Ran cross country and track at Saint John's School... All-Conference selection every season... Earned the Athletic Excellence Award... Four-year letterwinner in both cross country and track... Has PR's of 19:20 in the 5K, 2:16 in the 800, 4:55 and 59.8 in the 400... Member of the Cum Laude Society... Leader of Math and Problem Solving Club... Driver of the Eco-Marathon Team... Leader of MIT Launch Group... On winning team of Moody's Mega Math Challenge in 2016... National Merit Scholar... American Chemical Society Scholarship third place... Earned the Colonial Dames of America Scholarship.