Patricia Donnelly
Patricia  Donnelly

Drexel Hill, Pa.

High School:
Academy of Notre Dame



PEPPERDINE XC 2012: Made her cross country debut and ran three races during her junior year ... Had a 5k best of 24:45.56 at the Northridge Collegiate Invitational.

PEPPERDINE XC 2011: Studied abroad during her sophomore year.

PEPPERDINE XC 2010: Did not compete in cross country as a freshman.

PEPPERDINE TRACK 2013: Saw action at three meets during her junior season ... Ran the 400 meters three times (best of 70.14 at Westmont on 2/16) and the 800 once (2:44.84 at Northridge on 3/16).

PEPPERDINE TRACK 2012: Studied abroad during her sophomore year.

PEPPERDINE TRACK 2011: Individual season bests as a freshman included a time of 1:07.64 in the 400m, 2:55.41 in the 800m and 7:08.47 in the 1500m.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated in 2010 from the Academy of Notre Dame de Namur in 2010 ... A four-year varsity letterwinner in the 400m, 800m and long jump ... Career best mark in the 400m was 1:01.07 ... Part of a team that won the 2010 indoor state championship meet ... As a senior was part of a 4x400m relay team that won a Delco championship, and individually, placed fifth in the 400m at the Interac League Championships ... Also lettered in volleyball.

PERSONAL: Born in Drexel Hill, Pa. ... Daughter of Beatrice and Stephen Donnelly ... Sister to Stephen and Colleen ... Biology major ... Chose to attend Pepperdine for "the beautiful weather, great atmosphere, student-teacher relationship and the friendly people."

FAVORITES: Philadelphia Phillies and Eagles (pro teams) ... NCIS and Amazing Race (TV show) ... Kid Cudi (musical artist) ... Bananas and peanut butter (food) ... volleyball (sport besides running).

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