Raced in seven meets during her junior season ... posted Navy's fastest time in one race ... registered team's second-fastest time in two additional races ... rounded out Navy's scoring-five at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional, posting a 22:40.1 effort ... covered the Patriot League Championship course in 23:07 ... raced to Navy's second-best time, seventh overall, against Army in the Star Meet ... recorded a 22:44.6 showing in the Paul Short Invitational ... posted team-best time at Roy Griak Invitational, finishing in 23:28 ... crossed the finish line in 24:19.73 to land sixth overall in the Salty Sea Dog Open ... Navy's second-highest finisher at the Fordham Invitational, placing 24th overall.
Ran in all seven meets ... was the first Navy runner to cross the finish line at the Mount St. Mary's Invitational with a fourth-place finish (18:49.58) ... placed 12th out of 128 runners in a time of 23:28.31 at the Gulden Invitational ... placed 24th at the Patriot League Championship (23:54.68) ... placed 101st at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional.
Earned second-team all-league honors with a 13th-place finish at the Patriot League Championship ... was the top Navy finisher in her first collegiate cross country meet at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... recorded the team's fastest time at the Salty Sea Dog Invitational as she took fourth place overall with a time of 19:39.90 ... was one of the first-three Midshipmen to cross the finish line in six of the seven meets.
Attended Pearl River High School in Pearl River, N.Y. ... lettered in track, soccer and basketball ... helped her track team to the 2002 New York State Championship ... captained her soccer and track teams as a senior ... earned All-America honors for the 2,000-meter steeplechase (2001-03) ... was a member of the National Honor Society ... worked as a volunteer firefighter.
Daughter of Peter and Catherine Demchko ... born March 29, 1985, in Hackensack, N.J. ... majoring in political science.