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Julia Arduini

Player Profile
Hometown:
Fairfield, Conn.

High School:
Fairfield Warde

Position:
Throws

Birthdate:
12/06/1990

Experience:
Sr./Sr.

04/08/2012

Wildcats Dominate at Colonial Relays, Capture Second Straight Team Title

Reid takes 800 meters and 1500 meters crowns, headlines five individual victories for team

04/01/2012

Wildcats Capture Six Wins at Danny Curran Invitational

Lipari wins the 1500 meters and Villanova finishes first in five field events

03/26/2012

Reid Wins Two Events as Wildcats Open Season at Big Five Invite

Villanova recorded eight first-place finishes in first meet of outdoor season

On Arduini: A leader among the group of Villanova throwers throughout her career ... Made consistent strides each year and developed into a consistent scorer in the javelin at the BIG EAST level.

2012 Outdoor: Competed in the javelin at each of the first three meets of the season before being shut down due to an injury ... Was the individual winner at all three meets she competed in ... Established a personal best throw of 46.19 meters at the Colonial Relays ... Also came in first at the season-opening Big Five Invite (43.67m) and at the Danny Curran Invitational (43.77m).

2011 Outdoor: Enjoyed another successful season throwing the javelin, coming in fifth place at the BIG EAST Championships and also qualifying for the NCAA East Regional for the first time in her career ... Opened the season with a career-best throw of 45.44 meters at the Big Five Invite, where she finished in first place ... Registered a mark of 43.71 meters at the BIG EAST meet ... Placed 10th at the ECAC Championships with a distance of 42.58 meters ... Finished 32nd at the NCAA East Regional ... Finished first at the Mason Spring Invitational and tied for first at the Colonial Relays ... Also set a career-best in the discus with a throw of 36.77 meters at the Big Five Invite ... Placed fourth in that meet ... Came in 10th in the discus at the Mason Spring Invitational and finished 26th at the Colonial Relays.

2011 Indoor: Competed four times in the shot put ... Her top distance of 12.31 meters at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational was a new personal best ... Opened the season with a third place finish at the Jack Pyrah Invitational (11.97m) ... Placed 18th at both the NYRR I meet and the Albany Great Dane Invitational.

2010 Outdoor: Registered four victories in the javelin and finished seventh in the event at both the BIG EAST Championships and the ECAC Championship ... Her wins came at the Villanova Duals, Miami Hurricane Invitational, Widener Invitational and Swarthmore Last Chance Meet ... Established a then personal best with a throw of 42.81 meters at Swarthmore ... Finished in third place at the Colonial Relays.

2010 Indoor: Competed in the shot put and the weight throw during the season ... Recorded a second place finish in the shot put at the Jack Pyrah Invitational, was third at the Thompson Invitational and came in fourth at the Widener Invitational ... Finished fifth in the weight throw at the Jack Pyrah Invitational and came in seventh in her flight at the NYRR I meet.

2009 Outdoor: Took first place in the javelin at both the Danny Curran Invitational as well as the Widener Invitational ... Placed 11th in the event at the BIG EAST Championships ... Other finishes included third at the Swarthmore Last Chance Meet and fifth at the UVA Invitational.

2009 Indoor: Made her collegiate debut at the Jack Pyrah Invitational, where she earned a third place finish in the shot put and a fifth place standing in the weight throw ... Also came in fifth in the shot put at the Seamus McGelligott Invitational and was eighth in her flight at the NYC Gotham Cup.

Personal: Born 12/6/90 ... Daughter of Sebastiano and Maria Arduini ... Majoring in Communications.

PERSONAL BESTS

Shot Put            12.31 Meters           2011 New Balance Collegiate Invitational
Discus              36.77 Meters           2011 Big Five Invite
Javelin             46.19 Meters           2012 Colonial Relays

CAREER AWARDS

BIG EAST Academic All-Star                 2010-11, 2011-12

BIG EAST TOP 8 FINISHES

Javelin                 5th                2011 Outdoor
Javelin                 7th                2010 Outdoor
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