Track & Field

 
Caitlin Hornbeck

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pensacola, Fla.

High School:
Booker T. Washington

Height:
5-8

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
09/10/1988

Caitlin Hornbeck



2009-10 (Junior)

Cross Country: Competed in five of the team's seven meets... finished among the top five Tulane runners in two of her five meets...posted a season-best 5K time at the Gulf Coast Stampede (10/3) with a time of 20:46...covered the 5K course at the Memphis Twilight (9/5) in 20:59...placed 15th overall at the Mook 4 Invitational (9/12) with a time of 12:51 on the 2-mile course...crossed the finish line in 21:25 for a 5K at the LSU Invitational (9/26)...competed at the Conference USA Championships (10/31) and posted a 5K time of 22:58.

Indoor Track and Field: Competed in three of the team's six meets during the indoor season...ran the 3000-meter and 5000-meter events...ranked second on the team in the 5000-meter and fifth in the 3000-meter...posted a season-best time of 21:13.48 in the 5000-meter run at the Leonard Hilton Memorial (1/15)...posted a season-best time of 11:48.43 in the 3000-meter at the Purple Tiger Invitational (1/22)...ran 11:58.89 over 3000-meters at the LSU Twilight (2/19).

Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in five of the team's eight meets during the outdoor season...ran the 1500, 3000 and 5000-meter events...ranked fourth on the team in the 5000-meter and fifth in the 3000-meter events...owned a season-best time of 5:17.15 in the 1500-meter, set at the LSU Gold Invitational (4/17)...ran the 3000-meter in 11:15.98 at the Louisiana Classics (3/20) and 11:21.25 at the South Alabama/UL-Lafayette Tri-meet (3/27)...owned a season best time of 19:41.02 in the 5000-meter at the Seminole Invitational (4/9)...also ran 21:25.77 at the Golden Eagle Invitational (4/24).

2008-09 (Sophomore)

Cross Country: Competed in five of the team's six meets...posted a season-best time in the 5K at the Auburn Invitational (10/4) with a time of 20:14...covered the 6K distance at the LSU Invitational (9/27) in 26:09 and at the Chile Pepper Invitational (10/18) in 27:30...completed the 5K course at the Memphis Twilight (9/13) in 22:28...ran at the Conference USA Championships (11/1) and posted a 22:26 showing for the 5K.

Indoor Track and Field: Competed in one of the team's six meets during the indoor season...ran the 3000-meter event in her lone meet...ranked fifth on the squad in the 3000-meter run...posted a time of 12:05.62 at the 3000-meter distance at the Arkansas State Kickoff (12/6).

Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in two of the team's nine meets during the outdoor season...ran the 1500-meter event at both meets...ranked fifth on the squad in the 1500-meter run...posted a season-best time of 5:27.19 in the 1500-meter run at the Cole-Lancon Twilight (4/30)...also ran 5:32.40 at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/18).

2007-08 (Freshman)

Cross Country: Competed in three of the team's seven meets...opened the season with a time of 13:58 on the 2-mile course at the Green Wave Invitational (8/31)... posted a 22:45 time over the 5K distance at the Southern Miss Invitational (9/7)...ran at the LSU Invitational (9/22) and finished the 6K course in 26:11.

Indoor Track and Field: Did not compete.

Outdoor Track and Field: Did not compete.

About Caitlin Hornbeck

Prep: Lettered three times in cross country and track and field at Booker T. Washington High School for head coach Everett Whiteside...selected team captain during her senior season...was a Regional qualifier in the 800-meter run in 2004 and 2005... qualifier in the one mile and two mile runs in 2007...was the District Champion in the one mile run in 2007...All-Area first team in 2005 and 2006...fastest junior in Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties in cross country during the 2005 season...fastest senior in the same counties in 2006... Also a four-year letterwinner in soccer, winning First Team All-Area in 2006 and 2007...was soccer team captain and team MVP her senior year...in the classroom, carried a 4.7 weighted GPA and graduated 13th in her high school class of 385 students.

Personal: Born Caitlin Rosario Hornbeck on June 10, 1988, in Pensacola, Fla...the daughter of Frank Wolcott and Elena Hornbeck.

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