Colette Kinsella - Women's Cross Country - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Colette Kinsella Season 2023-24


Class Freshman
Hometown LaGrange Park, Ill.
High School Nazareth Academy
Major Undeclared

Career Results

As a Freshman (2023-24) 
• 2023-24 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

Track & Field
• Did not compete

Cross Country
• Competed in and finished top three among teammates at four meets
• 71st overall (20:34.4) at the 6K NCAA South Region Championships
• 54th overall (21:32.0) at the 6K SEC Championships
• 99th overall (21:33.6) at the 6K XC23 Invitational
• 13th overall (17:56.3) in the Open 5K at the Joe Piane Invitational

The Kinsella File
Colette Kinsella prepped at LaGrange Park (Nazareth Academy) and was named its 2023 Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year. She was the runner-up in the 1,600 and 3,200 meters at the 2023 section meet and placed fifth in the 1,600 at the IHSA State Championships. In 2022, she was the IHSA regional cross country champion and was third at the sectionals. In 2019, 2021 and 2022, Kinsella finished 13th at the 3M IHSA Class 2A State Cross Country Championships. During the 2021 cross country season, she was the runner-up at the regional meet and came in fourth at the section meet. Kinsella’s prep best times include 5:05.02 in the 1,600 meters, 10:51.62 in the 3,200 meters, 17:44.8 in the three miles (XC) and 19:23.2 in the 5K (XC).