Seawolves will race Jan. 20 at St. Anthony's High School
Career Highlights: Two-time America East All-Conference Outdoor Track & Field (2007-09)... America East All-Conference Indoor Track & Field (2007-08)... USTFCCCA All-Academic Team (2007-08)... America East All-Academic in Indoor and Outdoor (2008-09)... America East Most Outstanding Outdoor Rookie (2007-08)... Record Holder in the Indoor 4X800-Meter Relay (9:09.12; 2008); Outdoor 3,000-Meter (9:32.41; 2009); Outdoor 5,000-Meter (16:13.35; 2009); Outdoor 4X800-Meter Relay (9:06.34; 2009); Outdoor Distance Medley Relay (11:45.41; 2008).
2009-10: Indoor: USTFCCCA Northeast Track Athlete of the Year ... qualified for NCAA Indoor Championships after shattering school record in the 5000 (15:55.64), which was the fourth fastest time in the country at the NYU Last Chance Meet (2/26) ... finished 14th at the NCAA Indoor Championships ... recorded an NCAA provisional time, running a 9:28.62 in the 3000 at the Terrier Invitational (1/29). Outdoor: NCAA All-American in the 5000 where she finished seventh and ran a school record 16:06.77 ... set a new school record at the time in the 5000 (16:06.99) at the Penn Relays (4/23), which qualified her for the NCAA Regionals ... won the 10000 (35:21.68) by more than 11 seconds and part of 4x800 relay (9:12.40) that finished third at America East Championships (5/2).
2008-09: Outdoor: Finished 17th in the 5,000-meter at the NCAA Outdoor Championship... named to the America East All-Conference and All-Academic team... crossed fifth in the 5,000-meter at the NCAA East Regional (5/29)... won the 4x800-meter relay and finished second in the 1,500-meter at the America East Championship (5/3)... won the 1,500 at the Yale Invitational (4/26)... posted a school-record time of 9:32.41 in the 3,000-meter at the ECAC Championship (5/17)... won the 3,000 at the Quinnipiac Classic (4/8)... posted a school-record time of 16:14.17 in the 5,000-meter at the Mount SAC Relays (4/17).
2007-2008: Won the 1,500-meter at the America East Outdoor Championships in a time of 4:28.43... named to the America East Indoor and Outdoor T&F All-Conference teams... finished third in the mile at the America East Indoor Championships... a member of the 4x800 relay team that finished second at the America East Indoor Championships with a new school-record time of 9:09.12... a member of the 4x800 relay team that took second at the America East Outdoor Championships... named America East Woman's Most Outstanding Rookie for the outdoor season... crossed third in the 5,000-meter at the Mount SAC Relays, setting a new school record of 16:32.63... a member of the distance medley relay team that set a new school record at the Penn Relays, finishing in 11:45.41... finished second in the 3,000-meter at the Quinnipiac Invitational... crossed seventh at the America East XC Championships... named to the America East XC All-Conference team... finished 29th at the NCAA Northeast XC Regional... took 154th at the NCAA XC Championships.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Wanganui Collegiate School... competed in 1,500-meter, 3,000-meter and 5,000-meter... received honors in both track and field and cross country.
Personal: Holly Philippa Van Dalen... born November 18, 1988... daughter of Susan and John Van Dalen... sister of Luke, Lucy and Josh... majoring in sociology and english.