Kara MacLean
Kara MacLean
Height: 5-8
Year: Senior
Hometown: Braintree, Mass.
High School: Braintree
Major: Nursing

2015 Season: Earned All-Conference honors for the second year in a row for placing third at the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championship with a time of 20:27 on October 31 ... Named a Captain for the second straight season ... One of six runners on the team to compete in all six meets for Simmons ... Top finisher for the Sharks in all but one race ... Posted a personal-record time of 20:08.2 to finish 70th at the New England Intercollegiate Amateur Athletic Association Championship on October 10 ... Recorded a personal-record 6K time at the NCAA Division III Regionals with a mark of 24:14.8 on November 14 ... Registered sub-21 minute times in all four 5K races she competed in.

2014 Season:
 Named a Captain ... Competed in five races for the Sharks, despite missing time with an injury ... Posted the team's best time in four of five meets ... Registered a season-best mark of 20:50.8 to place 12th at the Wellesley Invitational on September 20 ... Turned in a sixth place finish to earn All-Conference status at the GNAC Championship on November 1 with a time of 21:37 ... Competed at the NCAA Division III Championship Regional meet and posted a time of 26:36.3 in the six kilometer event.

2013 Season: Placed 40th at the Roger Williams Invitational with a time of 22:15.56 on September 7 ... Missed the remainder of the season due to injury.

High School/Personal: Four-year letterwinner in outdoor track and soccer and also earned three letters in indoor track and a letter in basketball for Braintree High School ... Four-year State Qualifier for the Wamps' outdoor track team in the 4x400 Relay, 1000 meters and 800 meters ... Recipient of the BHS Most Outstanding Female Runner Award for the Braintree High outdoor track as a senior ... Earned the Braintree High School outdoor track Best Sportsmanship Award following her senior campaign ... Named a Captain for the BHS outdoor track squad as a senior ... Member of Student Council at Braintree High School ... Earned Scholar-Athlete status all four years at BHS ... Ran first marathon in Buffalo, NY in 2013 ... Has also run in three half marathons ... Transferred from University of Rhode Island, but did not compete there ... Born June 21, 1994 ... Majoring in Nursing with a minor in Public Health at Simmons ... Daughter of Robert MacLean.