University of Iowa Athletics

Carly Donahue

Class Fr.
Hometown Bettendorf, Iowa
High School Pleasant Valley

2020 — Indoor – ran 60-meter hurdles at Larry Wieczorek Invite (9.00), Jimmy Grant Invite (9.07) and Hawkeye Invite (9.11)… ran collegiate-best 400 meters at Black & Gold Invite (59.64)… Academic All-Big Ten… B1G Distinguished Scholar… Dean’s List student.

2019 — Indoor – ran 60-meter hurdles at Black & Gold Premier (8.98)… competed in 200 meters at Frank Sevigne Invite (25.49) and Larry Wieczorek Invite (25.68)… Dean’s List student… Outdoor – ran second leg on team-leading shuttle hurdle relay (1:05.60)… that time ranks fourth all-time at Iowa… ran 100-meter hurdles at Sun Angel Classic (14.62) and Baldy Castillo Invite (14.63)… ran 400-meter hurdles at Mt. SAC Relays (1:01.33) and B1G Championships (1:02.20)… Academic All-Big Ten… Dean’s List student… letterwinner.

2018 — Indoor – ran season bests in 400 meters at ISU Classic (59.77) and 600 meters at Black & Gold Premier (1:39.95)… Outdoor – ran 400-meter hurdles at Long Beach Invite (1:02.84) and Mt. SAC Relays (1:02.99)… Academic All-Big Ten… Dean’s List student… letterwinner.

2017 — Indoor – redshirted… ran 400 meters (1:00.93) and 600 meters (1:43.22) at Black & Gold Premier while competing unattached… Dean’s List student.

High School — named most outstanding performer at Drake Relays and Class 4A state meet senior year… won state titles in 100-meter hurdles, 400-meter hurdles and as part of 1,600-meter and shuttle hurdle relays senior year… seven-time state champion, four-year elite all-state honoree, three-time Quad City all-Metro first team selection… set school records in 100-meter hurdles and as part of 1,600-meter and shuttle hurdle relays… lettered three years in cross country and four in basketball… two-time basketball team co-captain… academic all-state and all-conference honoree in cross country, basketball and track… four-year high honor roll student… National Honor Society member… coached by Kenny Wheeler, Emily Duncan, Jane Wheeler, Josh Hoffman and Melissa Martinez.

Personal — born February 26, 1998… daughter of Jeff Donahue and Amy Milliron Donahue… biomedical engineering and pre-medicine major.

Donahue’s Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
60-Meter Hurdles (I) 8.92 Black & Gold Premier 1/26/19
100-Meter Hurdles (O) 14.62 at Sun Angel Classic 4/6/19
200 Meters (I) 25.49 at Frank Sevigne Invitational 2/2/19
400 Meters (I) 59.64 at Black & Gold Invitational 2/1/20
400-Meter Hurdles (I) 1:01.33 at Mt. SAC Relays 4/19/19
600 Meters (I) 1:39.95 Black & Gold Premier 1/27/18