Del Rio

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Year: Junior
Hometown: Blandon, Pa.
High School: Fleetwood Area


Event PR Meet Course Location Year
18:26.4 Big 5 Invitational Belmont Plateau Philadelphia, Pa. 2016
22:17.9 TCNJ Blue/Gold Rosedale Park Hopewell, N.J. 2017
6k 26:21 Paul Short Run Goodman Campus Bethlehem, Pa. 2017
6.15k 27:18.3 Rider Invitational Rosedale Park Hopewell, N.J. 2016

Raced four times... Set new collegiate-best times in both the 5k and 6k... Ran collegiate-best 5k time of 22:17.9 at the season-opening TCNJ Blue/Gold Invitational... Ran 27:38.0 for 6k to place 45th in a field of 59 at the Rider Invitational... Followed up with a collegiate-best 6k time of 26:21 at the Paul Short Run... Closed season with a 5k time of 22:59.1 in the ECAC Championship Coaches Race.

2016: Raced in five meets... Placed 61st (24:00.90) in her collegiate cross country debut at the season-opening TCNJ Blue/Gold Invitational 5k... Turned in a 4k time of 18:26.4 at the Friend Big 5 Invitational... Clocked in at 27:18.3 at the Rider Invitational 6.15k... Closed season with a pair of 6k races... Raced to a season-best 6k time of 26:34.2 in the open race of the Paul Short Run before closing the season at the Lafayette Leopard Invitational (27:28.2).

High School/Personal: Entered her first season with the Saint Joseph's cross country squad in Fall 2016... Four-time county participant for track and field... Four-year varsity letterwinner in track and field... Also lettered in field hockey... Four-year Honor Roll member... Made Athletic Honor Roll as a senior... Member of Biochemistry Club... Related to Robert Perugini, who played football for Penn State and was inducted into the Berks County Hall of Fame... Majoring in chemical biology and minoring in international relations. 

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