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Tommy Friscia
Position: Middle Distance
Height: 5'10"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Union Beach, N.J.
High School: Red Bank Regional HS
Experience: 1 Letter

2009 OUTDOOR TRACK - Had Maryland's top seven scores in the 800 this season... had season-best time of 1:52.22 in the 800 at the Bison Outdoor Classic finishing fourth... placed fourth at the ACC Championships with a time of 1:52.49 in the 800... finished first at the Maryland Invitational with a time of 1:53.95 in the 800 meters... placed 26th at the Shamrock Invitational in the 400 with a time of 51.11... was a member of the sprint medley relay team that placed 12th in the Penn Relays with a time of 3:23.43 making it the schools third-best time in history... was a member of the 4x400 relay team that placed second at the Maryland Invitational with a time of 3:20.32.

2009 INDOOR TRACK - Had the Terps' best time in the 800 at 1:52.39, finishing second at the Virginia Duals... Maryland's third-best time ever in the 800... ACC's sixth-best time of the season... finished first in the 800 at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a time of 1:55.63... placed third at 800 at the Wesley Brown Invitational with a time of 1:54.62.

2008 OUTDOOR TRACK - Had the Terps' four best times in the 800 of the season...finished second at the Mason Invitational with a IC4A-qualifying time of 1:51.76...Placed sixth in both the ACC Championships preliminaries (1:51.77) and finals (1:51.85)... had a time of 1:53.00 at the IC4A Championships...competed for the Terps in the Maryland Invitational and placed 13th with a time of 4:03.52...was a member of Maryland's 4x800 relay team that placed second at the Florida Relays with an IC4A-qualifying time of 7:33:15... member of the 4x400 relay team that qualified for the IC4A at the ACC Championships where they placed second with a time of 3:08.39... placed fourth in the IC4A Championship preliminaries with a time of 3:12.29... competed as a member of the distance medley relay team that placed first (10:09.28) at the Shamrock Invitational... was a member of the sprint medley team that finished 18th at the Penn Relays in 3:25.99.

2008 INDOOR TRACK - Was a member of Maryland's distance medley relay team that qualified for the IC4A Championships and finished seventh at the ACC Championships, finishing in 10:06.57... placed ninth in the 800 at the ACC Championships with a time of 1:55.46...finished first at the Maryland Invitational with a time of 1:57.09... had a IC4A-qualifying time of 2:29.29 at the Penn State Invitational where he placed fourth...finished 18th at the IC4A Championships with a time of 2:31.26... placed 14th at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a time of 2:30.04.

2007 OUTDOOR TRACK - Placed 18th in the 800 meters at the ACC Championships with his season-best time of 1:54.58... had a time of 1:54.70 at the Georgia Tech Invitational... placed tenth at the Patriot Open with a time of 1:55.58.

2007 INDOOR TRACK - Placed 10th in the 800 meters on the banked track at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a time of 1:54.87... finished 11th at the Penn State National Invitational, running a 1:55.88... had a time of 1:56.09 at the Terrapin Invitational to place third... had a 14th-place finish at the ACC Championships with a time of 1:56.38... posted the Terps' top 1,000-meter time of the season when he ran a 2:31.07 on the banked track at the Virginia Tech Challenge and placed 14th... Finished eighth at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a time of 2:31.35... was a member of the Terps' distance medley relay team that qualified for the IC4A Championships and placed eighth at the ACC Championships.

BEFORE MARYLAND - Team captain in track and field at Red Bank Regional HS... New Jersey State champion in the 800 indoors... Two-time outdoor group champion... Won three sectional titles... Two-time first team all-shore selection... First team all-county... Earned most valuable athlete honors for Class of 2007... Came to Maryland with PRs of 1:53.7 at 800 meters and 4:21.3 at 1,600 meters.

PERSONAL - Parents are Anne and Thomas... Has a younger brother, Joey... Majoring in letters and sciences at Maryland... Says his little brother has been his toughest opponent... Also enjoys surfing and basketball... Says his focus is his best trait as an athlete.


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