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Caitlin Comfort
Caitlin Comfort

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Peoria, Ill.

High School:
Notre Dame

Height:
5-3

Position:
Volunteer Assistant

Experience:
1V

Comfort's Track & Field Bio

NOTABLES
Four-time All-Region honoree ... four-time All-Big Ten selection (two second-team, two first-team)

  • 2011 All-Great Lakes Region in cross country
  • 2011 All-Big Ten first team in cross country
  • 2010 All-Great Lakes Region in cross country
  • 2010 All-Big Ten first team in cross country
  • 2009 All-Big Ten second team in cross country
  • 2009 All-Great Lakes Region in cross country
  • 2008 Big Ten Conference Freshman of the Year in cross country
  • 2008 All-Big Ten second team cross country
  • 2008 All-Great Lakes Region in cross country

CROSS COUNTRY
2013: Serving as volunteer assistant after exhausting cross country eligibility in 2011.

2011: Placed 119th overall and second for Wisconsin at the 2011 NCAA Championship (6K), clocking in at 21:12.0 ... finished third overall and first for the Badgers at the NCAA Greak Lakes Regional (6K) with a time of 20:37 ... placed second overall and first for UW at the Big Ten Championship (6K) with a time of 20:12 ... earned second first-team All-Big Ten honor ... finished 29th overall and first for the Badgers at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (6K) at 20:43.7 ... competed unattached at the Badger Opener (5K) to take fifth with a time of 18:03 ... took 32nd overall and first for Wisconsin at the Roy Griak Invitational (6K), clocking in at 21:25.8 ... placed 13th overall and 2nd at the Bill Dellinger Invitational (5K) with a time of 17:02.06

2010: Finished 54th at NCAA Championship in a time of 21:02.4 ... crossed the line fourth at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in a time of 20:37.11, earning her third consecutive All-Region accolade ... earned first-team All-Big Ten accolades after placing sixth at Big Ten Championships with a time of 20:27 ... took 27th place at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational with a time of 20:51 ... placed 24th at thePre-NCAA Invitational with a time of 20:57.2

2009: Finished 8th overall with a time of 21:10 at the NCAA Regional ... registered a time of 20:54 at the Big Ten Championship and a 10th place finish ... named Second Team All-Big Ten and represented Wisconsin on the Great Lakes All-Region Team ... captured the top-overall finish in the Bradley Classic with a time of 21:10 ... finish ninth overall at the Iona Meet of Champions and Wisconsin Adidas Invitational with times of 23:19 and 17:28, respectively ... raced in seven meets, representing the top Badger finisher in each race

2008: Was fourth for UW and 198th at the NCAA championship in 21:58.1 ... took 19th at NCAA Great Lakes Regional in 21:51 ... earned Big Ten Freshman of the Year honors as the top freshman finisher at the Big Ten championship where she finished 12th overall in 21:18 ... took third place overall in first-ever meet, clocking an 18:42 at the Northern Illinois Huskie Open ... placed 16th overall at the Paul Short Invitational after running a time of 20:52 ... competed in all seven meets, finishing among the top four runners for UW in every one

HIGH SCHOOL
2006 Illinois state class AA cross country champion ... finished second in the 2007 state cross country meet, leading her team to a second-place finish ... placed third as a sophomore and eighth as a freshman at the state cross country meet ... four-time all-state in cross country ... four-time conference champion in cross country ... 2007 Greater Peoria Sports Hall of Fame Female Athlete of the Year ... two-time Illinois Track and Cross Country Coaches Association cross country runner of the year ... placed fourth in the 3,200 meters at the 2006 state meet and sectional champion at 3,200 meters ... three-time conference champ and school record holder in 800, 1,600 and 3,200 ... member of the National Honor Society and honor roll ... also participated in soccer and cheerleading

PERSONAL
Major is public relations/marketing ... parents Jim and Julie Comfort ... has three brothers, Jimmy, Drake and Dominic

WHY WISCONSIN?
"Coach Stintzi's personality and knowledge of the sport, along with UW's beauty and academic strength is an unbeatable combination."

ON WISCONSIN
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