University of Iowa Athletics
Distance

Grace McCabe

Class Jr.
Hometown Clarendon Hills, Ill.
High School Hinsdale Central

2020 — Indoor – ran 1000 meters at Jimmy Grant Invite (3:05.55) and mile at Hawkeye Invite (5:08.82)… ran 600 meters (1:37.21) and 800 meters (2:23.45) at Larry Wieczorek Invite… academic All-Big Ten… Dean’s List student.

2019 — Indoor – won 800 meters at Hawkeye Invite (2:12.98)… ran mile at Meyo Invite (4:55.59) and Larry Wieczorek Invite (4:56.77)… Outdoor – ran lead leg on school record-setting 3,200-meter relay that placed second at Drake Relays (8:31.84)… placed second in 800 meters with a collegiate-best 2:12.61 at Musco Twilight… ran 1,500 meters at B1G Championships (4:32.68) and Baldy Castillo Invite (4:32.94)… Dean’s List student… letterwinner… Cross Country – competed at Hawkeye Invite (15:12.0-4,000 meters) and Woody Greeno Invite (19:34.9-5,000 meters)… ran unattached at Notre Dame Invite (18:46.06-5,000 meters)… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2018 — Cross Country – competed in six of seven races… ran collegiate bests at the Hawkeye Invitational (15:26.4-4,000 meters), Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational (18:24.47-5,000 meters), and NCAA Midwest Regionals (22:07.8-6,000 meters)… Dean’s List student… letterwinner.

High School — eight-time all-conference and all-sectional as well as four-time all-regional honoree… two-time 4×800-meter relay state champion… finished 20th at state as a freshman and 23rd as a senior in cross country… holds Hinsdale Central’s indoor 800-meter (2:14) and outdoor 3,200-meter (10:45) records… named 2017 Most Valuable Athlete.

Personal — born September 18, 1999… daughter of Mark and Sarah McCabe… has one sister, Catherine McCabe… father and mother ran cross country and track & field at St. Olaf and Eastern Illinois, respectively… psychology major.

McCabe’s Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
600 Meters (I) 1:37.21 Larry Wieczorek Invitational 1/17/20
800 Meters (O) 2:12.61 Musco Twilight 4/13/19
1,500 Meters (O) 4:32.68 at B1G Championships 5/10/19
Mile (I) 4:55.59 at Meyo Invitational 2/2/19
4,000 Meters (CC) 14:52.9 Hawkeye Invitational 8/31/18
5,000 Meters (CC) 18:10.29 at Notre Dame Invitational 9/28/18
6,000 Meters (CC) 21:54.0 at Bradley “Pink” Classic 10/12/18