Maryland won the event last season, finishing first out of seven teams.
A trio of Maryland's top runners could make their season debuts in Bethlehem, Pa.
Veteran core expected to provide solid foundation for program to build upon.
Fricke completed the 6-kilometer national championship course in 21:24.0
Will represent Maryland as an individual on Nov. 21
2010 CROSS COUNTRY - Was Maryland's top finisher in each of the four events she ran in 2010... Was 54th at the ACC Championships, going 22:05.8 over 6K course at Boston College... Had top-10 finish at the Salty Dog Invitational at Navy, leading the Terps to the team win with a 22:51.0 to place sixth... Also ran 21:34 (54th) at Lehigh Paul Short Run over 6K and 21:47 to finish 37th overall at the Penn State National.
2009 CROSS COUNTRY - Began her Maryland career with three straight finishes in the top 10... Third overall and second on the team at the UMES Lid-Lifter, going 18:43.7 over 5K course... Also 3rd at the Great American Festival, posting Terps' second-fastest time with 5K in 18:04... Placed 8th at the Wolfpack Invitational, going 18:21... Ran 22:59.8 at the ACC Championships to place 78th... Sixth Terp to the line and 97th overall at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals, going 23:58 over 6K course.
BEFORE MARYLAND - Attended Council Rock High School North... Won league and district titles in cross country... Newtown Courier Times Runner of the Year... won the 1,600 and 800 meters at Suburban One League championships... placed first in the 1,600 at Districts... placed fourth in both the 1,600 and 800 meters at state meet... named cross country runner of the year in 2007... was on first team all-league, all-state teams... also played basketball and played in the state title game.
PERSONAL - Daughter of William and Wendy Fricke... has two siblings Billy, 15 and Justin... Father played basketball at Penn State... Lists her mom as her non-sports heroine... majoring in English... member of the National Honor Society... was named student of the month at Council Rock... lists Misty May as sports hero... chose Maryland for the track and field program... has been skydiving... thinks Jessica Biel should play her in a movie of her life... would like a career as a teacher and coach... also recruited by Bucknell and Penn.