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Katie Ciccarone
Katie  Ciccarone

Hometown:
Freehold, N.J.

High School:
Freehold

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
07/13/1998

Experience:
So./So.

02/27/2017

Women's Track & Field -- BIG EAST Championships (2/25/17)

Villanova wrapped up the BIG EAST Championships with a second place finish on February 25, 2017.

On Ciccarone: Gained a good amount of experience as a freshman last season ... Capable of being a consistent BIG EAST scorer in the jumps, and has room to grow during the coming year ... Top individual events are the triple jump and the high jump.

2017 Outdoor: Competed in both the triple jump and the high jump at the BIG EAST Championships ... Scored in the triple jump, finishing in eighth place with a mark of 11.01 meters ... Tallied a 10th place finish in the high jump with a height of 1.45 meters ... Also cleared the bar at 1.45 meters at the Lions Invitational ... Finished fourth in the triple jump at the season-opening Penn Challenge with a distance of 11.10 meters ... Recorded a mark of 10.97 meters at the Colonial Relays ... Had a season-best distance of 11.18 meters while competing in the college section at the Penn Relays.

2016-17 Indoor: Recorded personal best marks in both the high jump and the triple jump during the season ... Scored in the triple jump at the BIG EAST Championships, where her personal best mark of 11.19 meters was good for a seventh place finish ... Also came in ninth in the high jump with a personal best height of 1.55 meters at the conference meet ... Made her collegiate debut at the season-opening Jack Pyrah Invitational, where she placed fifth in the triple jump with a distance of 10.49 meters and 11th in the long jump with a measurement of 4.68 meters ... Recorded marks of 1.50 meters in the high jump and 10.75 meters in the triple jump at the Gotham Cup ... Tallied marks of 1.47 meters and 10.68 meters at the Villanova Open ... Competed in the triple jump at the Villanova Invitational and had a distance of 10.91 meters ... Cleared the bar at 1.50 meters in the high jump and measured a triple jump of 10.82 meters at the FastTrack National Invitational.

Freehold High School:
Earned a total of eight varsity letters during her scholastic career, including three in outdoor track & field, two each in gymnastics and indoor track & field, and one in cross country … Competed in the jumps and sprints for the track & field teams … School record holder in both the long jump (5.15m) and the triple jump (10.87m) … As a junior was named to the All-Freehold Regional High School District spring track & field team in the high jump, long jump and triple jump … Earned the same honor indoors in the high jump, as well as outdoors in the long jump as a sophomore … Achieved Honor Roll status academically all four years … Two-year member of both the National Honor Society and the Spanish Honor Society … Winner of her school’s Outstanding Achievement in Spanish Award as a freshman.

Personal: Born 7/13/98 in New Brunswick, N.J. … One of three children of John and Kathy Ciccarone … Has two brothers, Christopher (22) and Stephen (15) … Chose to attend Villanova for its competitive academic reputation, the spirited atmosphere on campus and the success of the track & field program ... Biology major.

PERSONAL BESTS

High Jump               1.55 Meters                2017 BIG EAST Championships
Long Jump               5.15 Meters                High School
Triple Jump             11.19 Meters               2017 BIG EAST Championships

BIG EAST TOP 8 FINISHES

Triple Jump             7th                        2017 Indoor
Triple Jump 8th 2017 Outdoor

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