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SJU Women's Track & Field BIO
Joanna DeSousa
Player Profile:
Joanna DeSousa 2830147
Position: 3000m Steeplechase/Middle Distance
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Massapequa, N.Y.
High School: Plainedge
Personal Records     
                
                                                                                      
Event Time Meet Host School Year
Indoor 800m 2:28.07 Monmouth Winter Invitational Monmouth 2017
Outdoor 800m 2:30.76 Rider Invitational Rider 2017
Indoor Mile
5:34.57 Penn 8 Team Select Ocean Breeze 2017
Outdoor 1500m 5:14.84 Monmouth Season Opener Monmouth 2017
Outdoor 3000S 12:23.43 Widener Invitational Widener 2017

Outdoor 2017: Raced the 3000m steeplechase three times, turning in a season-best time of 12:23.43 for 13th at the Widener Invitational... Placed third in the 3000m steeplechase (12:42.54) at the Lehigh Games... Ran on second-place 4x800m relay (9:51.73) at the Rider Invitational and fourth-place 4x800m relay (10:28.29) at the Monmouth Season Opener... Named to SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

Indoor 2016-17:
Raced the mile three times and 800m twice... Opened collegiate career with three consecutive mile races, recording a time of 5:34.62 at the Wagner Invitational, 5:39.66 at the Lehigh Angry Birds Meet, and a season-best 5:34.57 at the Penn 8-Team Select... Closed season with a pair of 800m performances, taking eighth (2:28.36) at Yale's Giegengack Invitational and ninth (2:28.07) at the Monmouth Winter Open.

High School/Personal: Earned All-County honors for cross country, indoor track, and outdoor track as a senior... Also earned All-County recognition for cross country as a junior... Five-time All-Conference selection between indoor track (3x), outdoor track, and cross country... Led squad to runner-up finish at the indoor track league meet as a senior... Earned All-Division honors for cross country as a freshman after leading squad to the division championship title... Voted the squad's Most Valuable Performer six times among cross country (3x), outdoor track (2x), and indoor track seasons... Captained all three squads as a junior and senior... Earned 11 varsity letters between cross country, indoor track, and outdoor track... Also lettered in lacrosse... Four-time Scholar-Athlete Award Winner... Member of the National Honor Society... Volunteers with the Rolling Thunder program... Member of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County... Majoring in pharmaceutical marketing.

 

 

 

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