Wildcats win four field events and two running events in local meet
Reid takes 800 meters and 1500 meters crowns, headlines five individual victories for team
Lipari wins the 1500 meters and Villanova finishes first in five field events
Villanova recorded eight first-place finishes in first meet of outdoor season
Villanova fielded entries in pair of events at local meet
On Stershic: Experienced thrower in the javelin who was a BIG EAST scorer last season ... Has a good amount of experience and will look to continue making progress during the coming year.
2014 Outdoor: Came in sixth in the javelin at the BIG EAST Championships with a throw of 32.21 meters ... Was part of a 1-2-3-4-6 finish for the Wildcats at the conference meet ... Established her collegiate-best mark in the javelin with a throw of 33.34 meters at the Delaware Classic, where she came in fifth ... Placed eighth at the Delaware Open (31.60m).
2014 Indoor: Did not compete at any meets.
2013 Outdoor: Did not compete at any meets.
2013 Indoor: Did not compete at any meets.
2012 Outdoor: Registered a season-best distance of 32.15 meters in the javelin at the Widener Invitational and earned a sixth place finish ... Came in 13th at the Colonial Relays (30.31m) and 22nd at the Danny Curran Invitational (30.05m) ... Opened the season with a sixth place finish (28.00m) at the Big Five Invite.
2012 Indoor: Competed in the shot put at the season-opening Jack Pyrah Invitational, where she finished seventh with a toss of 9.57 meters ... Placed 11th with a throw of 10.00 meters at the Widener Field Meet.
Villa Joseph Marie High School: Earned four varsity letters in track and two in baskeball ... Team captain of he track team as a junior and a senior, as well as the basketball team captain as a senior ... Academically, achieved High Honors status all four years ... Received the President's Award for Excellence as a junior and a senior.
Personal: Born 6/7/93 ... Only child of Matthew Stershic and Judith Kranetz ... Majoring in Chemical Engineering with minors in Bioengineering and Theology.
Shot Put 10.00 Meters 2012 Widener Field Meet *Javelin (high school) 33.55 Meters High School *Javelin (college) 33.34 Meters 2014 Delaware Classic
* high school javelin specifications use a lighter implement
CAREER AWARDS (Academics)
BIG EAST All-Academic Team 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14
BIG EAST TOP 8 FINISHES
Javelin 6th 2014 Outdoor