Carolyn Boosey

Carolyn Boosey

Player Profile


London, England

Last College:
St. Mary's University (England)





Third-year runner who has shown the ability to be one of the top distance threats in the Mountain West Conference when healthy...ranks second all-time at UNM in the 3,000 steeplechase with a Lobo best of 10:56.74...made an immediate impact in her first cross country and track seasons in the United States after transferring from St. Mary's University in England in the fall of 2008...scored in 15 of her 18 career XC races at UNM, earning first team all-MWC and all-Mountain Region honors in 2008 and second team all-MWC honors in 2009...four-time Academic All-MWC honoree and two-time MWC Scholar-Athlete Award winner.

2010: (outdoor) Ran a season best time of 11:12.99 at the MWC Championships in the 3,000 steeplechase...took first in the 3,000 SC at the UTEP Invitational with a time of 11:15.50...ran a season best in the 1500-meters at the Arizona State Invitational with a time of 4:37.01

2009: (cross country) Scored three times in six races for the nationally-ranked Lobos, including both NCAA meets...earned second team all-MWC honors with a 12th place finish (team No. 6) at the MWC Championships as UNM cruised to its second straight league title...was the Lobos' No. 5 runner (33rd overall) at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships and again at the NCAA Championships (135th overall)...capped the fall with a season-best 6K time of 21:32.9 to help UNM finish 13th - its best since 1981...finished third (team No. 2) as the Lobos put up a score of 17 in the "Duel In The Desert" against New Mexico State...Academic All-MWC.

2008-09: (outdoor) Competed once, running a 5,000 at Stanford...MWC Scholar-Athlete Award winner...(indoor) Did not compete...(cross country) Scored in all 7 races (2nd on the team 4 times) and notched 3 top-10 (4 top-20) finishes...earned first team all-MWC honors with a 3rd place finish (21:08.1) for the champion Lobos at the MWC Championships...ran 2nd on the team and was just 10 seconds behind the winner...all-region honoree with an 18th place finish (career-best 21:08.1) two weeks later at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships...ran fourth on the team (152nd overall, 21:36.7) at the NCAA Championships to help UNM finish 18th...career-best 2nd place finish at the Lobo Invitational...10th at Minnesota's Roy Griak Invitational...team captain and Academic All-MWC honoree.

2007-08: (outdoor) Ranked No. 2 on the team and 8th in the MWC in the 3,000m steeplechase with a top time of 10:56.74 (April 5 at Stanford)...also 2nd on the team and 9th in the MWC in the 5,000 with a time of 17:01.42 (April 17 at Mt. SAC Relays)...led the team in the 1,500 (4:37.72 - 19th MWC)...raced 6 times with a top finish of 4th at Arizona State...Academic All-MWC and MWC Scholar-Athlete Award winner...(indoor) Lobos' No. 2 runner in the 3,000 (10:05.34 - 11th MWC) and mile (5:04.67 - 16th MWC)...5 races...won the mile in her debut meet at Northern Arizona...(cross country) Was the team's No. 4 runner throughout most of her debut season, scoring in all 5 races...27th at the MWC Championships and 45th at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships...clocked a season-best 6K time of 21:45 at Oregon...season-high 7th place finish in her U.S. debut and first race at altitude to help UNM win the Lobo Invite for the first time...Academic All-MWC.


Attended St. Mary's University College in London from 2005-07...British University 2,000m steeplechase champion in 2006...clocked a PR of 10:34.0 in the 3,000m steeplechase and 4:28.0 in the 1,500.


Born in London...full name is Carolyn Mary Boosey...nickname is Caz...daughter of Grahame and Sally Boosey...has an older sister Jacqueline...pursuing her master's in Physical Education.

3,000 Steeplechase: 10:34.0 1,500: 4:28.0