Maranda Donahue

Maranda Donahue

Yr. Sr.
Hometown Delton, Mich.
High School (Prev. School) Delton-Kellogg

2021 (Track & Field): Held the team’s top time of the season in the indoor 800-meter run, turning in a 2:35.51 on Jan. 29 at the GVSU Bill Clinger Classic… Competed in the indoor mile with a season-best 5:30.01 coming on Feb. 13 at the GVSU Big Meet… Led the team in the outdoor 800 for the season with a 2:22.26 on April 16 at the Gibson Invitational… Also competed in the outdoor 1500, turning in her top time of the year in the MVC Championships with a 4:51.68.

2020-21 (Cross Country): Placed third on the team with a 20:13.2 at the MVC Championship on March 3 at Evansville.

2020 (Track & Field): Recorded three PRs in as many meets for Valpo… On Jan. 25, ran her fastest 3000-meter run of 11:56.07 at the John Gartland Invitational, finishing fifth… Recorded a career-best mile time of 5:33.97 on Feb. 7 at the Windy City Rumble… Set a personal record in the 800-meter run on Feb. 15 at the GVSU Big Meet with a time of 2:28.52… Ran a 2:31.57 in the 800 at the MVC Indoor Championships… Also at the Championships, ran the second leg of both the 4x400 and distance medley relays.

2019 (Cross Country): Competed in all six meets for Valpo as a sophomore… Opened her season with a 5K mark of 20:12.3 at the Crusader Open, which Valpo hosted on Sept. 6… Recorded a career-best mark of 20:41.65 at Notre Dame’s Joe Piane Invite on Oct. 4… Continued with a 6K PR in her next meet, running a 24:16.4 at the Bradley Pink Classic on Oct. 18… On Nov. 2, nearly matched her season-opening mark on the same course, running 21:12.5 at the MVC Championships, which Valpo also hosted… Finished her season on Nov. 15 with a 24:49.0 mark in the 6K at NCAA Great Lakes Regional.

2019 (Track & Field): Was part of all four of Valpo’s indoor 4x400-meter relay teams, including running anchor on the squad’s best time of the season (4:12.62) at the MVC Indoor Championships… Had her best indoor 800-meter run time of the season at the GVSU Open on Jan. 25, hitting 2:29.05… Ran a 2:35.26 in the event at the MVC Indoor Championships…. Had a top indoor mile time of 5:41.74 at the Fred Wilt Open on Feb. 2 at Purdue…Had her personal best in the outdoor 1500-meter run at the Illinois Twilight (5:11.58) on April 13. Also competed in the 800-meter run and the 4x400 Meter Relay.

2018 (Cross Country): Featured in all six meets as a freshman for Valparaiso…Posted her top 5K time of the year at 20:21.2, as well as a fourth-place team finish at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships…Came in third for the team at the Bradley Pink Classic, finishing in 25:00.5…Finished the season off at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional, where she clocked a 25:31.8 time.