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
2013 Outdoor: Competed primarily in the 400 meters during the season and had six races in that event ... Her top time of 57.64 came at the Raleigh Relays and earned her a 45th place finish in a field of 140 runners ... Finished third at the Lions Invitational (57.79) and was first out of five entries at the Haverford Tri-Meet (58.27) ... Runner-up out of 23 entries at the Delaware Open (58.76) and came in fourth out of 38 at the Widener Invitational (58.51) ... Placed 24th at the Colonial Relays (58.13) and also ran the second leg of the 4x400 meter relay at that meet ... Villanova's top relay entry finished sixth out of 25 competing teams ... Opened the season by running the 800 meters at the Philadelphia College Classic, where she finished in sixth place with a time of 2:23.42.
2013 Indoor: Ran the 400 meters leg of the distance medley relay at the BIG EAST Championships and helped Villanova to a runner-up finish ... Earned All-BIG EAST honors for her participation in the relay ... Competed individually in the 400 meters and the 500 meters during the season ... Registered a time of 1:17.43 in the College section of the 500 meters at the Armory Collegiate Invitational and finished in 16th place out of 46 entries ... Opened the season with a seventh place finish (1:22.30) at the Jack Pyrah Invitational ... Top time of the season in the 400 meters was 58.03 at the Armory Collegiate Invitational, where she placed 47th out of 103 competitors ... Also came in 27th at the Penn State National (58.79) and tied for 20th place at the New York City Gotham Cup (59.85).
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 (6) ... Majoring in Education.
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