Abby Irwin
Abby Irwin
Height: 5'7"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Issaquah, Wash.
High School: Issaquah
Major: Elementary Education

Honors:

  • USA South All-Conference second team
  • USA South Rookie Runner of the Week (Oct. 20, 2014)

2014 (Freshman): Competed in seven of Covenant's races... Finished sixth at the Mountaintop Invitational (Aug. 29) with a time of 14:19.9 in the two mile race... Recorded two 10th place finishes: the Saucony Invitational (Sept. 13), where she finished with a 5k time of 21:42.1, and the USA South Championships (Nov. 1), where she ran the 6k course in a time of 25:59.3... Was named USA South Rookie Runner of the Week on October 20th... Set a personal best in the 6k at the NCAA South Regional meet with a time of 25:16.1... Was on the USA South All-Conference second team

High School: Attended Issaquah High School… Most Improved runner in 2012… Scholar-Athlete awards for both cross country and track in 2011, 2013, and 2014… Varsity Athlete awards for cross country and track in 2012, 2013, and 2014… Helped team to qualify to state in 2012 and districts in 2013 and 2014

Personal: Born April 21, 1996… Parents are Eric and Lisa Irwin… Has three siblings, Luke, Hannah (Lutz), and T’liia… Mother, Lisa, ran at George Fox University… Favorite bible verse is Philippians 4:13… Plans to major in Elementary Education, with the hope to eventually become a middle-school principal… Hero is former Olympic runner, WWII veteran, and Japanese POW survivor Louie Zamperini

Personal Records:

2-mile: 14:19.9
5K: 21:42.1
6K: 25:16