Mary Brennan
Mary Brennan


Orland Park, Ill.

High School:

XC/Middle Distance

2008-09: Finished in fourth place in the 3000-meter steeplechase at the Horizon League Championships May 7 with a time of 11:50.68...posted a new career-best in the 4,000-meter run at the DePaul Opener Aug. 29 with a time of 16:33...placed fifth in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:26.57at the Chicagoland Championships Feb. 14...recorded a new career best in the 3,000-meter run at the Badger Classic Jan. 17 with a time of 11:20.48.

2007-08: Posted a Top 20 finish in the 2-mile run (12:15) at the UIC Home Opener on Sept. 1...ran a career-best 5,000-meter run with a time of 19:28 at the Illinois Intercollegiate Invitational on Sept. 14...led UIC at the Bradley Classic with a 6,000-meter run time of 22:53 on Oct. 12...turned in a career-best 5:24.80 in the 1-mile run at the Redbird Invitational on Jan. 19...during the outdoor season, placed second in the 400-meter hurdles (1:15.11) at the Marquette Invitational on April 26...earned a Top 10 finish in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a season-best time of 13:15.45 at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships on May 9.

2006-07: Ran a 20:43.25 at the Horizon League Cross Country Championships...took fourth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Elmhurst Intercollegiate Invitational on Apr. 14 with a time of 13:08.30...took 10th in the 400-meter hurdles (1:13.10) at the Redbird Invitational on Apr. 28... ran a seventh-place 1:09.12 in the 400-meter hurdles at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships.

Prep/Personal: Two-time varsity letterwinner as a hurdler on the Sandburg track and field team...helped the Eagles to conference and regional championships in 2005 while the squad took fifth at the state meet...posted a top-three finish in the 110-meter hurdles at her conference meet in 2005 and 2006...state qualifier in cross country in 2005...sister Kerry is a member of the UIC track and field team...daughter of Thomas and Bernadine Brennan...born on December 12, 1987...majoring in biology.

Career-Best Indoor Times
1-Mile Run: 5:24.80 (1/19/08)

Career-Best Outdoor Times 1.500-Meter: 5:15:26 (4/21/07) 3,000-Meter Steeplechase: 11:50.68 (5/7/09) 5,000-Meter: 19:28 (9/14/07) 6,000-Meter: 22:53 (10/12/07) 2-Mile: 12:15 (9/1/07) 400-Meter Hurdles: 1:09.12 (5/4/07)