Ran in three meets ... placed 47th out of 128 runners (24:48.29) at the Gulden Invitational.
Scored in her first-three meets of the season ... opened the season with an eighth-place finish at Virginia Tech ... added a pair of 11th-place finishes at the Salty Sea Dog Invitational and at Army ... also ran at the Patriot League Championship.
Had three finishes in the top 15 ... secured the ninth spot in her first collegiate race at William & Mary ... ran a 19:30.8 in her home debut at the Salty Sea Dog Invitational to earn 15th place ... finished in the top third at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional and posted the second-fastest Navy time in the race.
Attended Western Reserve Academy ... was a two-time team captain of her prep cross country and track teams ... named team MVP once in cross country and twice in track ... recipient of Spirit Coaches Award and Gold Medal Award in both sports ... also competed in swimming, earning the Spirit Coaches Award in 2001 ... served as captain of the swim team during her senior year ... was a two-time swim team MVP.
Daughter of Paul and Phyllis DiPiero ... born March 11, 1984, in Garfield Heights, Ohio ... majoring in economics.