Women improve and men repeat at C-USA championships in Mississippi
Callahan's Career Best Performances
2012-13 (Sophomore) Cross Country: Named to the 2012 Louisiana Sports Writers Association All-Louisiana Women's Cross Country Team...Conference USA co-Athlete of the Week and Tulane Performer of the Week on Oct. 9...claimed one individual title (Disney Classic, 10/6/12)...finished in the top 25 in all five regular season races and the NCAA South Central Regional...placed fourth in the Azalea City Classic with a time of 22:23.83 (9/15/12)...finished in second place during the Screamin' Eagle Festival with a time of 18:31.98 (9/22/12)...notched a time of 18:12.82 at the Crimson Classic, good for 17th place (10/13/12)...posted her career best of 17:48.80 during the Conference USA Championships which placed her 19th (10/27/12)...competed in the NCAA South Central Regional, notching a career best in the 6K by running 21:50.74 (11/10/12).
2011-12 (Freshman)Cross Country: Named Louisiana Runner of the Year and First Team All-Louisiana by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association...competed in all six of the team's meets...was the top finisher in five of the team's six meets; Georgia Invitational (9/3), Rice Invitational (9/16), McNeese Cowboy Stampede (10/1), Crimson Classic (10/15) and NCAA South Central Regional (11/12)...finished among the top five Tulane runners in all six meets...posted a season-best time of 22:56.00 over six-kilometers at the NCAA South Central Regional (11/12)...ran a season-best 5K at the McNeese Cowboy Stampede (10/1) in 18:01.00 to finish seventh overall...also ran the 5K in 18:29.34 at the Crimson Classic, 18:35.30 at the Conference USA Championships and 19:01.31 to finish 22nd at the Georgia Invitational (9/3)...finished 15th at the Rice Invitational (9/16) with a time of 14:44.00 over 4K. Indoor Track and Field: Competed in two of the team's seven meets...ran the 3000 and 5000 meter events...owned the top time in the 5000 meter and ranked second in the 3000 meter...posted a time of 10:59.40 in the 3000 meter at the LSU Twilight (2/17)...covered 5000 meters in 18:39.46 at the Husketer Invitational (2/3). Outdoor Track and Field: Did not compete during the season. Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and was a member of the Tulane 3.0 Club.
About Paige Callahan
Prep: Lettered all four years in track and field for head coaches Jon Line and Mel Arena...was selected as team captain during her junior and senior seasons...earned team MVP accolades during her senior season...named to the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland All-Star Team during her senior campaign...helped the Saints to the 2009 IAAM "B" Conference Championship...holds the school record in the mile and two mile events at SMHS...also lettered twice in field hockey.
Personal: Born Paige Scott Callahan on November 11, 1992...the daughter of Casey and Theresa Callahan...has one sister, Anne.