Navy send five individuals to Princeton up to compete at the ECAC Outdoor Championships.
Coach Criste on Dooley:
"Maureen has a great cross country base. I think the steeplechase is really going to be her event this year. She has great All-East and All-Patriot League potential."
Claimed runner-up honors in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the league meet for a second-straight season, earning second-team all-league laurels ... posted a pair of top-10 finishes at the indoor championship ... took ninth in the 1,000-meter run and 10th in the mile ... won the mile with a career-best clocking of 5:09.96 helping the Mids to claim a third-consecutive indoor Star Meet victory over archrival Army ... cut more than 17 seconds off her career-best time in the 3,000-meter run in tri-meet action against American and Mount St. Mary's with a 10:35.56 showing ... also set a new personal best in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, crossing the line at the Larry Ellis Invitational in a time of 10:55.24 - the fourth-fastest performance in the event in school history ... took runner-up honors in the steeplechase in the outdoor Star Meet competition with the sixth-fastest time in school history (11:05.52).
Ran in six individual distance events ... totaled 10 top-five efforts ... finished third or better in each of her four 3,000-meter steeplechase races ... posted a victory in the 2,000-meter steeplechase (Navy Invitational) and 3,000-meter steeplechase (Greyhound Invitational) ... placed second in the event at the Military Championships (11:31.2) and at the Patriot League Championship (11:12.05) ... key contributor in Navy's indoor Star Meet victory at Army ... finished second in the mile run (5:11.62) and third in the 1,000-meter run (3:06.91) ... earlier in the year, also came in second place in the mile run against James Madison, Mount St. Mary's and VCU (5:18.53) ... ran in seven races with the cross country team during the fall ... registered three top-15 times and scored in two meets.
Competed in five distance events during her freshman campaign ... helped the indoor distance medley relay unit to a first-place time of 12:06.28 in the Patriot League Championship ... placed eighth in the 1,000-meter run with a 3:03.76 showing in the Patriot League Championship ... finished fourth against Army with a 5:17.12 showing in the mile run ... fourth runner to cross the finish line in the 2,000-meter steeplechase at the Charlotte Invitational, posting a time of 7:48.69 ... with the cross country team, she raced in six events and competed at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional.
High School / Personal:
A 2005 graduate of Coginchaug High School in Durham, Conn. ... lettered in cross country and track ... four-year selection to all-county in cross country and track ... her freshman year cross country squad won the state championship ... three-time all-state runner ... part of state champion 4x800-meter relay team in 2002 and `03 ... captained the track team during her senior season ... full name is Maureen Theresa Dooley... Daughter of Joseph and Maureen Dooley ... born June 7, 1987, in Renton, Wash. ... majoring in international relations..
Dooley's Career Honors:
2008 Second-Team All-Patriot League (Outdoor: 3,000m steeplechase)
2008 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
2007 Second-Team All-Patriot League (Outdoor: 3,000m steeplechase)
2007 Second-Team All-Patriot League (Indoor: 4x800m)
2007 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
2006 First-Team All-Patriot League (Indoor: DMR)
Dooley In Navy's Record Books:
DMR - Indoor (12:06.28 - 4th, 12:07.00 - 6th)
3,000m Steeple - (10:55.24 - 4th; 11:05.52 - 6th; 11:06.28 - 7th)
Dooley's Career-Best Marks
Event Mark Meet Date
Mile (I) 5:09.96 Army (Star Meet) Feb. 2, 2008
3,000m (I) 10:35.56 American, Mt. St. Mary's Dec. 4, 2007
3,000m st. (O) 10:55.24 at Larry Ellis Invitational Apr. 18, 2008