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  Abby Gesecki
Abby Gesecki

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nanticoke, Pa.

High School:
Greater Nanticoke Area

Height:
5-6

Event:
Mid-Distance

Experience:
3-I / 3-O


Career Performances

Senior Indoor Team Captain Abby Gesecki


Career-Best Marks
400 56.81 5/2/09
500 1:14.37 2/22/09
800 2:16.85 3/21/09

Career Honors:
• 2009-10 Navy Women's Track Indoor Team Captain
• 2009 Patriot League 400m Outdoor Champion
• 2009 Second-Team All-Patriot League (500m - Indoor)
• Patriot League Rookie of the Week (Dec. 12, 2006)
• 2009, 2008 and 2007 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2008-09:
• Delivered PR of 56.81 to capture 400 title at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship
•Played major role in team's Patriot League indoor title, earning second-place honors in the 500 and contributing on a pair of scoring relay efforts (4x400 and 4x800)
•ECAC individual qualifier and team's top 500 performer for third-straight year
•Placed 10th in the event at the ECAC Indoor Championship
•Produced second-fastest 500 time among conference runners (top among juniors)
•Continued to be a major pointscorer versus Army, producing two individual wins for the second year in a row
•Won the 500 during the indoor season and again earned a victory in the 800 during team's spring dual with Army
•Part of foursome that posted the fifth-fastest 4x800 time in school history at the Patriot League meet (9:09.00)
•Also ran on 4x800 squad that placed 12th at ECAC's with the 10th-fastest time in school history (9:11.54)

2007-08:
•Paced team's efforts in the 500 for second-straight year
•Also produced Navy's second-fastest 800 time on the year
•Finished fifth in the event at the indoor league championship
•Registered pair of individual wins against Army
•Used season-best showing (1:17.90) to win 500 during indoor meeting
•Won the 800 at the outdoor Star Meet with a then-PR of 2:16.89

2006-07:
•Team's top-ranked 500 runner
•Scored points with fifth-place 500 showing at the Patriot League Indoor Championship
•Took third in the 500 versus Army during indoor Star Meet
•Placed fifth in the 400 against Black Knights during spring dual
•Contributed to team's season-best 4x400 relay effort

High School:
•A 2006 graduate of Greater Nanticoke Area High School
•Earned four letters in track and cross country, also lettered in basketball
•District champion in the 800m during junior and senior years
•Finished third at state championship as a senior and fifth as a junior
•Won district title in 400m as a freshman
•Placed eighth at state meet later that year
•Served as team captain her senior year
•Wendy's High School Heisman State Finalist

Personal:
•Full name is Abigail Rose Gesecki
•Daughter of Henry Gesecki and Arlene Bukowski
•Born Aug. 23, 1988, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
•Sister, Candice, played basketball at Carnegie Mellon
•Majoring in systems engineering

04/24/14 at Penn Relays 10:00 AM
04/25/14 at Penn Relays 10:00 AM
04/26/14 at Penn Relays 10:00 AM
05/02/14 Patriot League Championships 11:00 AM
05/03/14 Patriot League Championships 11:00 AM