Team finishes 13th out of 31 teams competing in University Park, Pa.
The women's 6,000-meter competition is scheduled to begin at noon at Penn State.
Maryland finishes in 11th place with 296 points.
Maryland will look to continue its strong fall Saturday at Virginia Tech
Maryland won the event last season, finishing first out of seven teams.
2010 CROSS COUNTRY - Only Terrapin to run in all six events during season... Had top-20 finish in collegiate debut, placing 15th overall and first Terp to the line at the Mount St. Mary's Duals (20:07.8) over 5K... Scored for Maryland at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional, placing 128th overall with 23:28 clocking over 6K course... Was 35th in Open Division race at Lehigh Paul Short Run, going 23:24 over 6K... Also went 23:24 over 6K at the Penn State National... Placed 99th overall at the ACC Championships at BC, running 23:26.9 on 6K course.
BEFORE MARYLAND - National Honor Society member at Winston Churchill HS in Potomac... Twice a member of All-America relay teams in DMR and 4x800... All-Montgomery County honoree in cross country as a junior and indoors in the 800... Holds Churchill school records in 800 (2:16), 1,600 (5:06) and 4x800 (9:22)... Finished 9th at 4A regionals as a senior in cross country as Bulldogs went on to finish 7th as a team... Finished 2nd in 1,600 at track regionals and was second at county meet in 800... Bulldogs were 4th as a team at states in 2010... Second in 800 at indoor state meet in 2009... Also posted a pre-Maryland PR of 19:08 at 5K.
PERSONAL - Daughter of Abdelmajid and Batoul Fikri... Has two older brothers, Omar and Anwar... Majoring in biology with a minor in Arabic... Visited Morocco for a summer... Worked on improving her mile speed during the summer... Hopes to be a pediatrician after college... Steve Prefontaine is her sports hero and Barack Obama is her non-sports hero... Pretended to be Mia Hamm while growing up as a kid... Chose Maryland over Miami.