Kelly Breen Bio - Hawkeye Sports Official Athletic Site
Cross Country

Kelly Breen
Kelly  Breen

RS Sophomore

Palatine, Ill.

High School:


Cross Country Notebook: NCAA Midwest Regional

Men and women ranked 11th and 13th, respectively, in regional poll


Cross Country Notebook: Big Ten Championships

Men's 8,000 meters begins at 10:45 a.m. (CT), women's 6,000 meters at 11:45 a.m.


Hawkeyes Make Strides at Bradley Pink Classic

Eight Hawkeyes clock personal bests prior to the Big Ten Championships on Nov. 1


Cross Country Notebook: Bradley Pink Classic

Hawkeyes hit final meet before Big Ten Championships on Nov. 1


Iowa Women Tally Personal Bests at Notre Dame

Three Hawkeyes record PRs in women's 5k led by UI sophomore Madison Waymire


Big Ten Cross Country Championships

Big Ten Cross Country Championships Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014 Ashton Course, Iowa City

2015 -- Indoor - placed seventh in 3,000 meters at Border Battle (10:54.00)... Outdoor - ran 1,500 meters at Jim Duncan Invite (4:53.75) and 3,000 meters at Musco Twilight (10:26.05)... letterwinner... Cross Country - recorded collegiate bests at Early Bird Invitational (3,000 meters/10:40.3), Notre Dame Invitational (5,000 meters/18:19.4), and Bradley Pink Classic (6,000 meters/21:50.8)... competed in 5,000 meters (19:28.8) at Illinois State Invitational, and 6,000 meters at Big Ten Championships (22:34.8) and NCAA Midwest Regional (22:18.6)... letterwinner.

2014 -- Indoor - placed 11th in 3,000 meters at Big 4 Duals (10:43.30)... placed ninth in mile at Iowa Invite (5:13.55) and seventh at Bill Bergan Invite (5:15.04)... Outdoor - did not compete... Cross Country - ran season-best times at Bulldog Classic (4,000 meters/15:43), Illinois State Invite (5,000 meters/18:44) and Big Ten Championships (6,000 meters/22:50.0)... team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors... academic All-Big Ten.

High School -- two-time all-state and three-time all-section, all-region, and all-conference honoree in cross country... three-time cross country team MVP... section champion in 3,200 meters in track her junior year... two-time track and field all-conference selection... member of National Honor Society... four-time recipient of IHSA Scholastic Achievement Award.

Personal -- born August 17, 1995... daughter of John and Beverly Breen... has two siblings, Samantha and Rod... open major.

Breen's Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
Mile (I) 5:13.55 Iowa Invitational 2/21/14
3,000 Meters (I) 10:43.30 Big 4 Duals 1/18/14
4,000 Meters (CC) 15:43 at Bulldog Classic 8/29/14
5,000 Meters (CC) 18:19.4 at Notre Dame Invitational 10/2/15
6,000 Meters (CC) 21:50.8 at Bradley Pink Classic 10/16/15

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