Mary Katherine Kulp
Mary Katherine Kulp
Height: 5-5
Year: Senior
Hometown: Vestal, N.Y.
High School: Vestal
Position: Distance

2016 Outdoor: Competed in a pair of events for the Retrievers... Set a season best in the 800m at the Larry Ellis Invite with a time of 2:13.55... Had a career best run in the 400m hurdles at the America East Championships with a time of 1:01.54.

2015-16 Indoor: Competed in the 500m and 800m runs for the Retrievers during her final season... Ran a 1:19.93 at the Penn State Relays, good for a season best... Had a career best time of 2:11.57 at the America East Championships, good for bronze in the event.

2015 Outdoor: Participated in the 400m hurdles for the Retrievers... Advanced to the finals of the event at the America East Championship after posting a time of 1:01.54... Finished in third place with a time of 1:01.57.

2014-15 Indoor: Competed in the 500m dash and 800m run during her final indoor season... Set her season best time in the 500m dash at the Penn State Relays with a time of 1:19.93... Recorded a time of 2:11.22 at the ECAC Championships, placing 12th in the preliminaries.

2014 Outdoor: Advanced to the finals for the 400m hurdles at the 2014 America East Outdoor Track and Field Championships… Placed fourth in the event at the conference meet at Vermont with a career-best time of 1:02.63 which ranks as the third-fastest time in the UMBC record book… Also competed in the 800m run during the season, setting a career-best time of 2:18.47, the seventh-best time in program history, on her home track during the Big Dawg Invitational at UMBC Stadium… Placed second in the event at the home meet.

2013-14 Indoor: Competed in the one mile event during the winter season, recording a career-best time of 5:14.07 while placing seventh at the Bison Opener at Bucknell… Her time sits eighth in the program record book… Also ran in the one mile event at the Penn State Relays, finishing fifth with a time of 5:17.90.

2013 Outdoor: Placed fifth in the 400m hurdles at the 2013 America East Outdoor Championships at Binghamton… After recording a season-best time of 1:03.67 in the event prelims, she trimmed it down to 1:02.91 in the finals to move up to third in the UMBC record book… Also competed in the 800m run during the season for the Retrievers... Named to the America East Honor Roll.

2012-13 Indoor: Earned a fourth-place finish in the 1,000m run at the 2013 America East Indoor Championships with a career-best time of 2:59.25… Became just the third Retriever in school history to break the three-minute mark, and ranked third in school history… Also competed in the 800m and one mile events during the season.

2012 Outdoor: Finished 25th in the 800m run (2:23.62) at the America East Outdoor Championships at Maine... Named to the America East Honor Roll.

2011-12 Indoor: Ran a personal-best time of 2:18.08 in the 800m run at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational to move to sixth in the UMBC record book... Posted a personal-best in the 1,000m run while finishing third at the Patriot Games with a time of 3:02.25, good for third all-time at UMBC at the time. 

Background: Four time All-Division and state meet qualifier… Three-time All-Conference preformer… Was the recipient of the Southern Teir Athletic Conference sportsmanship award… In 2010 was rewarded the Section IV Class A Sportsmanship Award… Four-time MVP award winner for her team in both Cross Country and Indoor Track.

Personal: Daughter of Barb and Bob Kulp… Has three brothers Bobby, Austin, and Kyle… Majoring in biological sciences while earning a minor in sociology... Born March 3, 1993.