Gina McNamara
Gina  McNamara

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Northville, Mich.

High School:
Northville

Event:
Mid-Distance

Elig (In/Out):
JR/JR


09/01/2014

My Michigan: What Do U-M Student-Athletes Value Most?

My Michigan: What Do U-M Student-Athletes Value Most?

Last Updated: April 19, 2016

At Michigan
• Competing member of the 2016 Big Ten Championship Team
• Two-time Academic All-Big Ten (2014, '15)
• Two-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award winner (2014, 2015)

RS Senior (2016)

Outdoor
• Competed in the 800-meter race at the Long Beach Invitational (April 16), finishing with a time of 2:10.71
• Finished sixth in the 800-meter race crossing at 2:11.26 helping U-M to win the Battle of the Blues (April 2)
• Competed in the 800-meter run at the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Challenge (March 25-26), finishing fifth overall with a time of 2:08.46

Indoor
• Scored and set a new personal-best at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 26-27), placing sixth in 2:08.92 during the 800-meter race after setting a PR of 2:07.77 in the prelims
• Competed in the 800-meter run crossing at 2:16.21 at the Alex Wilson Invitational (Feb. 20)
• Achieved a new personal-best at the SPIRE Collegiate Invitational (Feb. 12-13); the 600-meter race for 12th place crossing at 1:32.50 and also competed in the 800-meter race finishing ninth crossing at 2:08.63
• At the Meyo Invitational (Feb. 5-6) competed in the mile race (4:58.51) and finished second in the 4,000-meter DMR (11:23.93)
• Finished second in the 800-meter race (2:10.50) and sixth in the 4x400m relay (3:56.53) helping U-M to win the Notre Dame Invitational (Jan. 23)
• Won the 800-meter event with a time of 2:10.57 at the Doug Raymond Invitational (Jan. 16)
• Placed sixth in the 800-meter run (2:16.24) and was part of the winning 4x400m relay team (3:58.13) at the Hillsdale Winter Opener (Jan. 9).
• Finished second with an indoor personal-best 4:47.56 in the mile race at the GVSU Holiday Open (Dec. 4)

RS Sophomore (2015)

Outdoor
• Ran a 2:08.18 to qualify for the 800-meter finals at the Big Ten Championships (May 15-17), where she finished ninth in 2:11.32
• Ran to a fifth-place finish in the 800-meter run in a PR 2:10.47 at the Toledo Collegiate Invitational (May 7-8)
• Ran in the 800-meter and 1,500-meter races at UVA Challenge (April 17-18)
• Finished sixth in the 1,500-meter race at the CAL-UVA Tri Meet (April 3-4), crossing at 4:31.87
• Finished sixth in the 800-meter race at the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Challenge (March 27-28)

Indoor
• Ran a 2:09.45 in the prelims of the 800-meter race and finished seventh in the final at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 27-28)
• Finished seventh in the 800-meter race at the Spire Invitational (Feb. 14) (2:09.93)
• Ran in the mile race at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational (Feb. 7)
• Finished fourth in the 800-meter race at the Dual Meet vs. Michigan State (Jan. 31) with a time of 2:09.89

RS Freshman (2014)

Outdoor
• At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 16-18), placed 19th in the 800-meter run (2:11.03)
• At the Toledo Invitational (May 9), finished 11th in the 800-meter run (2:17.15)
• At the Payton Jordan Invitational (May 4), placed ninth in Section 6 of the 800-meter run (2:18.75)
• At the Beach Invitational (April 19), finished 41st in the 800-meter run (2:16.60)
• At the California/Virginia Tri-Meet (April 5), finished sixth in the 800-meter run (2:16.60)
• At the Raleigh Relays (March 28-29), ran the third leg of the eighth place 4x800-meter relay (9:02.10)

Indoor
• At the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational (Feb. 7-8), finished 56th in the 800-meter run (2:21.46)

Freshman (2013)

Outdoor
• Did not compete

Indoor
• Did not compete

Prep
• Graduated from Northville High School (2012)
• National Honors Society
• Spanish National Honors Society ... All-State Academic Athletic recipient (2010, '11)
• Kensington Lakes Activities Association Scholar Athlete (2009, '10, '11)

Cross Country
• Four-year varsity letterwinner (2008-11)
• Finished fourth at the state meet in 2010 and eighth in 2011
• Kensington Lakes Activities Association All-Conference (2008-11)
• All-Region (2009-11)
• Member of regional and conference championship team (2010, '11)
• Team captain (2011)

Track & Field
• Varsity letterwinner (2009-12)
• Regional champion in the 800-meter run (2010)
• Conference champion in the 800-meter run (2011)
• Indoor All-State in the 800-meter run (2011)
• Indoor All-State in the 4x800-meter relay (2012)
• Kensington Lakes Activities Association All-Conference (2009-11)
• All-Region (2009-11)
• School record holder in the 4x400-meter relay (2010)
• Northville Athletic Award recipient (2009-11)
• Team captain (2011, '12)

Personal
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Sciences and the Arts
• Majoring in International Studies
• Daughter of Michael McNamara and Jackie Agius
• Born December 5, 1994

COLLEGIATE BESTS

Event Time Date
800m (I) 2:07.77 (P) 2-26-16
Mile (I) 4:47.56 12-1-15
600m (I) 1:32.50 2-13-16
800m (O) 2:08.18p 5-16-15
1,500m (O) 4:31.87 4-4-15

 



MGOBLUE