Middle Distance
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Downingtown, Pa.
High School: Academy of Notre Dame de Namur



2016 Outdoor: Academic All-Big Ten...competed at seven events...ran the 3000m steeplechase and 1500m events...won 3000 steeple (10:52.81) at Maryland invitational (3/26)...posted victory in 3000 steeple (10:50.66) at Lou Onesty Invite (4/9)...placed third in the 1500 (4:38.75) at the Hopkins/Loyola Invite (4/16)...went 10:48.58 in the 3000 steeple at Larry Ellis Invite (4/22-23)...ran season-best 10:42.98 in the 3000 steeple at Penn Relays (4/28-4/30)...posted time of 4:37.64 in the 1500 at Kehoe Twilight Meet (5/6)...took 13th in the 3000 steeple (10:54.49) at the Big Ten Championships (5/13-15). 

2016 Indoor: Competed at three events...finished 18th in the 3000 (10:40.57) at Great Dane Classic (1/16)...took 14th in 3000 (10:40.97) at Terrapin Invitational (1/30)...posted 5:14.21 in the mile and 3:05.10 in the 1000 at SPIRE Invite (2/12-2/13).   

2015 Outdoor: Competed in six events…started the season with a third-place finish in the 3000m steeplechase (11:46.05)…placed 11th in the 3000mS at the Sam Howell Invitational (11:23.48)…ran the 1500m in 4:59.86 at the Hopkins/Loyola Invitational…placed fifth in a time of 11:20.98 in the 3000mS at the Morgan State Legacy Meet…notched a first-place finish in the 3000mS at the Kehoe Twlight Meet (11:11.18)…finished the season with an 18th-place finish at the Big Ten Championships in the 3000mS (11:38.50).

2015 Indoor: Competed at Navy’s Sweetheart Multi-Mix Madness in the 3000m and finished fifth (11:02.06). 

2014 Outdoor: Won the Maryland Invitational (11:23.71) and Kehoe Twilight (11:36.07) in 3,000 meter steeplechase...Finished in 18th place at the ACC Outdoor Championships in 3,000 meter steeplechase (11:31.51)...Recorded a 3rd place finish in 4x400 relay at the Navy Invitational (4:05.00)
2014 Indoor: Season-best 800m time of 2:26.87 at the Hokie Invitational to finish 19th...competed in only 1000m of the season at the Hokie Invitational to finish 24th in 3:08.83...ran only mile race of the season at the Lions Invitational and finished 27th in 5:22.95...placed fifth in the 3000m at the Navy Multi-Mix Madness (10:38.84)...finished 24th at the Terrapin Invitational (11:19.75).

2013 Cross Country: Competed in five events… finished third on the team and 22nd overall over 5K at the Mount St. Mary’s Duals (19:28.09)… placed fifth on the team and 21st overall at the 6K Salty Dog Invitational (22:12.13)… crossed the line in 100th overall (23:30) over 6K at the Princeton Cross Country Invitational… placed 119th over 6K at the 2013 ACC Championships (23:24.7)… finished 146th at the NCAA Regionals (23:18). 

2013 Outdoor: Season-best mark in the 400-meter hurdles in ACC Championship Prelims (1.04.70).

2013 Indoor: Finished 7th in the 800 meters at UNC Invitational (2:23.91)...Competed in the distance medley relay at Nittany Lion Challenge...Relay team finished 4th.
2012 Cross Country: Competed in four events for Terps as a freshman... Was 6th overall as Terps took top seven spots at season-opening UMES Lid-Lifter... Went 20:34 over 5K course... Fifth on team and 21st overall as Terps were second as a team at Blue & Gold Invitational, running 23:01 over 6K, her best mark at that distance as a freshman... Sixth on the team and 58th overall in 24:35 at Navy's Salty Dog Invitational... Also ran 23:26 and was 7th on team at Lehigh Paul Short Run.

Before Maryland: National Honor Society member ... Won first and set meet record in DMR at the Pennsylvania State Championships senior year ... First Team All-State and named All-American in DMR as a senior ... Set new Pennsylvania State record in DMR (11:48.30) ... Inter Academic League champion junior year, setting the 300m hurdles record for the meet.

PERSONAL: Parents are Dominic and Teresa ... Mother was an All-American in XC and track & field at Bloomsburg University ... enrolled in college of letters & sciences ... came to Maryland for the close-knit team atmosphere and the overall school spirit.
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