Marie Burkland
Marie Burkland
Height: 5-1
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Almont, Mich.
High School: Almont
Major: Chemical Engineering

2012: Competed in four meets as a senior … came 18th at the Keene State Alumni Invitational (9/01) in 12:21 … finished fourth in the 5k with a time of 19:03 at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational (9/15) … placed 21st in the sub-varsity race at NEICAAAs (10/07) in 18:56.75 … came 31st at NEWMACs (10/27) with a time of 19:49.90 … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference.

2011: NEWMAC Academic All-Conference.

2010: NEWMAC Academic All-Conference.

Off the Cross Country Trail: Majoring in chemical engineering … also competes on the MIT indoor and outdoor track and field teams … completed internships at BP, Ford Motor Company, U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research and Development & Eng. Center … worked with the Hammond Research Group … Gordon Engineering Leadership Program … co-director of MIT Women’s Initiative and co-captain of the women’s cross country team.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Almont High School ... four-time state championship qualifier ... three-time regional champion ... three-time Blue Water Area conference champion ... two-time academic all-state ... Detroit Free Press Scholar Athlete ... WXYZ Brightest & Best ... first place at Mott Community College mathematics competition ...  valedictorian.

Personal: Daughter and Joyce and Chris Burkland.