Career Highlights: Two-time America East All-Conference Outdoor Track & Field (2007-09)... Two-time NCAA Outdoor Regional Qualifier in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (2007-2009)... America East All-Conference Indoor Track & Field (2007-08).
2010-11: Indoor:Placed sixth at the ECAC Championships (3/6) in the 4000DMR with a 11:49.31 time...took 16th at the in the 1000 at the Valentine Invitational (2/12)...ran the 800 for tenth place at the Giegengack Invitational (2/5)...crossed fifth at theGiegengack Invitational (2/5) in the 4000DMR...placed fifth at the Princeton Relays (1/22) in the 1000...ran the 3000 in 10:31.10 for third-place at the Fordham Season Opener (12/3).
2009-10: Outdoor: Ran a 4:56.54 in the 1,500 at the Monmouth Invitational (3/27) ... finished sixth in the 3,000 (10:32.77) at the Carolina Classic (4/10) ... took eighth in the 3,000 steeplechase (11:05.82) at the Sam Howell Invitational (4/2).
2008-09: Indoor: Took fifth in the 1,000 meter at the America East Championships (2/21)... ran a season-best time of 2:56.07 in the 1,000 meter at the Giegengack Invitational (2/7)... took ninth in the 800 meter at both the NYU Last Chance meet (2/27) and the Metropolitan Championships (1/29)... ran a season-best time of 5:22.57 in the mile at the Gotham Cup (1/16). Outdoor: Named to America East All-Conference team... finished second in the 3,000-meter steeplechase and seventh in the 1,500-meter at the America East Championship... crossed 36th in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the NCAA East Regional (5/30)... won the 1,500 at the Monmouth Invitational (3/28)... posted NCAA Regional qualifying time of 10:43.86 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the ECAC Championship (5/17)... took ninth in the steeplechase at the Penn Relays (4/23)... crossed 16th in the steeplechase at the Larry Ellis Invitational (4/17).
2007-08: Crossed second in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the America East Outdoor Championships... named to the America East Indoor and Outdoor T&F All-Conference teams... placed 31st in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the NCAA East Regional... won the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the SCSU Invitational... finished third at the Central Connecticut Mini-Meet... finished third in the 1,500 Meter at the Yale Invitational... took seventh in the 1,000 Meter at the America East Indoor Championships... took fifth in the 1,500 Meter at the UMass Invitational.
High School: Eight-time letterwinner at Valley Stream South... competed in the 600-meter, 1,000-meter, 1,500-meter, 1,600-meter, 800-meter and 800-meter steeplechase.
Personal: Carolina Maria Cortes... born July 30, 1989... daughter of Maria and Henberto Cortes... sister of Alejandro... majoring in psychology and spanish.