Two sprints and two field events made up Saturday schedule for Villanova
Wildcats had successful day of competition on first day of this weekend's meet
Villanova had runners competing in five different events at elite meet
Outdoor season opened with local meet on Saturday afternoon
Summer Cook runs to fourth place finish in 5000 meters to score additional team points
On Brown: Sprinter with a great deal of promise for the Wildcats as she continues to gain experience ... Will be a contributor to the team during her sophomore season and is capable of being a BIG EAST qualifier.
2012 Cross Country: Did not compete at any meets.
2012 Outdoor: Ran in 10 races during the season, including five times running the 400 meters ... Recorded her best time of the season, 57.49, in a 21st place finish at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational ... Came in fourth at the season-opening Big Five Invite with a time of 59.58 and lowered that time to 58.85 in a runner-up finish at the Danny Curran Invitational, as well as 58.11 in a 10th place showing at the Colonial Relays ... Came in fourth at the Widener Invitational (58.44) ... Won the 200 meters at the Widener meet with a time of 25.20 ... Came in 29th at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational (25.40) and 11th at the Big Five meet (26.18) ... Competed in the 100 meters at the Colonial Relays, finishing in sixth place in the preliminaries (12.36) and eighth place in the finals (12.44).
2012 Indoor: Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 60 meters and the 400 meters ... Finished in 24th place in the 400 meters preliminaries at the conference meet with a time of 58.18 ... Ran a time of 7.24 in the 55 meters in the season opener at the Jack Pyrah Invitational to record her 60 meters qualifying time ... Posted times of 7.94 (preliminaries) and 8.06 (finals) in the 60 meters at the NYC Gotham Cup, where she placed 13th in the finals ... Also at that meet came in fifth in the 400 meters with a time of 58.11 to qualify for the BIG EAST meet in that event ... Finished 17th in the 400 meters (58.50) and 27th in the 200 meters (25.68) at the Great Dane Classic ... Came in second in the 300 meters (40.41) at the Jack Pyrah meet ... Placed 20th in the unseeded 400 meters at the Penn State National (57.81).
King's Fork High School: Two-time state champion in the 400 meters ... As a sophomore placed sixth in the event at the Nike Nationals in the "Emerging Elite" section ... Has a career-best time of 54.89 in the 400 meters, set in the district championships meet ... Holds every school record from the 55 meter dash through the 800 meters, as well as in the long jump ... Personal bests in teh 100 meters and the 200 meters are 12.04 and 24.31, respectively ... Named her team's Most Valuable Female Athlete all four years.
Personal: Older of two daughters of Carris and Rosa Manson ... Has a younger sister, Chasity (5) ... Has yet to declare a major.
55 Meters 7.24 2011 Jack Pyrah Invitational 60 Meters 7.94 2012 NYC Gotham Cup 100 Meters 12.04 High School 200 Meters 24.31 High School 400 Meters 54.89 High School 500 Meters 1:17.43 2013 Armory Collegiate Invitational 800 Meters 2:23.42 2013 Philadelphia College Classic
CAREER AWARDS (Indoor Track)
All-BIG EAST 2013 (Distance Medley Relay)
BIG EAST TOP 8 FINISHES
Distance Medley Relay 2nd 2013 Indoor