2009-10 (Junior): Outdoor Track: Ran primarily in the 5000 meter run...At the Atlantic 10 Championships (5/2), placed 15th in the 10000 meter run with a time of 39:27.28...Had personal best finish of the season in the 5000 meters at the Larry Ellis Invite (4/17), crossing at 18:48.02 and placing 54th...At the UMass Nine-Way Meet (4/10), placed 14th in the 5000 meters with a time of 19:07.52...Took 10th in the event at the UConn Invite (4/3) with a time of 19:35.12...Indoor Track: At the A-10 Championships (2/19), placed 24th in the 5000 with a time of 19:09.44... Set personal best time of the season in the 5000 meters at the Giegengack Invitational (2/5) by crossing at 18:44.81 and taking fourth overall... Posted a time of 10:59.72 in the 3000 meters at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games (1/29).
2008-09 (Sophomore): Outdoor Track: Took 15th place in the 5000 meters with a time of 18:37.79 at the UMass Six Way Meet (4/11)... At the UConn Invitational (4/4), grabbed ninth place in the 5000 meters and crossed at 19:03.10... Indoor Track: At the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20), placed 17th in the 5000 meter run with a time of 18:55.00... Ran the 3000 meters in 10:55.63 at the Valentine Invitational (2/13)... Notched a second place finish in the 5000 meters and set her best time of the season (18:48.07) at the Giegengack Invitational (2/7)... Competed in the mile run at the BU Multi-Team Meet (1/15), placing seventh with a time of 5:33.69.
2007-08 (Freshman) Indoor Track Ran the 5,000 meter run at the Atlantic 10 Championships with a time of 19:15.43. Cross Country Placed fifth on the team, 74th overall at the ECAC Championships (11/17) in the 6K with a time of 21:01 ... Finished third on the team at the NCAA Regionals (11/10), with a time of 24:41.0 in the 6K ... At the Atlantic 10 Cross Country Championships (10/27), finished sixth on the team, 76th overall, with a time of 21:23.0 ... Recorded her best time of the season (20:49) in the 5K, finishing 33rd overall versus Maine and Vermont (9/15).
Before UMass: A 2007 graduate of Miller Place High School where she was a two-time all-league and all-division performer in cross country ... Also earned the honors for indoor and outdoor track as a senior and was named to the academic all-county team ... Personal best times in the 3,000 meters of 11:09 for indoor and 11:19 for outdoor track ... Also runs marathons ... A National Honor Society member, Foreign Langauge Honor Society member, was secretary of her Junior Class, President of the Executive Council and earned a Special Congressional Recognition in 2007.
Personal: Kristin Rose Darling ... Daughter of Michael and Rose Marie Darling ... Has one sister, Tara ... Majoring in business.