Complete Villanova Results
Villanova had runners competing in five different events at elite meet
Outdoor season opened with local meet on Saturday afternoon
Wildcats get top times from Lipari and Margey at Columbia Last Chance Meet
Summer Cook runs to fourth place finish in 5000 meters to score additional team points
On Tucker: Strong middle distance runner who has a great deal of potential ... Has a chance to become a steady BIG EAST scorer and a big contributor to the team ... Gained a good amount of experience during the past year and should continue to take steps forward.
2012 Cross Country: Competed at both the Paul Short Run and the Haverford Invitational ... Registered a time of 24:18 and finished 307th at the Paul Short Run in her first collegiate 6K cross country race ... Placed sixth with a three-mile time of 18:18.90 at the Haverford meet.
2012 Outdoor: Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 800 meters ... Finished 17th in the preliminaries of the conference meet with a time of 2:13.18 ... Top time of the outdoor season was 2:12.36 in an eighth place finish at the Colonial Relays ... Registered a time of 2:13.40 at the Larry Ellis Invitational and came in eighth in the season-opening Big Five Invite (2:16.47) ... Also finished 11th in the 1500 meters (4:42.04) at the Big Five meet.
2012 Indoor: Came in fourth in the finals of the 800 meters at the BIG EAST Championships to score team points for Villanova ... Ran a time of 2:10.77 in the finals after ranking fifth in the preliminary heats with a time of 2:14.06 ... During the season won her collegiate debut in the 800 meters in 2:20.32 at the Jack Pyrah Invitational ... Also came in sixth at the NYC Gotham Cup (2:16.61) and third at the Penn State National (2:13.23) ... Ran the 500 meters twice and established her personal best time of 1:16.69 at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational ... Came in fifth in the 500 meters at the Great Dane Classic (1:17.17) ... Ran the third leg of the 4x400 meter relay at the Great Dane meet and helped the second Villanova relay squad come in second in its heat and 12th overall with a time of 4:02.21.
2011 Cross Country: Redshirted.
Tewksbury Memorial High School: Starred in the 800 meters, earning All-America honors and also winning three consecutive Merrimack Valley Conference championships (2009, 2010, 2011) ... State runner-up in the 800 meters in 2010 and was also the individual champion at the Massachusetts Division II meet ... State champion in the 4x400 meters both outdoors and indoors in 2010 ... The indoor relay squad in 2010 also won a New England championship ... Overall was a six-time all-conference performer between the indoor and outdoor seasons ... As a sophomore and a junior was the team's MVP both indoors and outdoors ... Team captain as a senior ... Also played field hockey and was a three-time all-conference selection ... Team captain and MVP of the field hockey squad ... Presented with her school's Outstanding Athlete Award as a senior ... In 2009 and 2010 was chosen as the Female Athlete of the Year by both the Lowell Sun and the Town Crier ... Was twice named to the Boston Globe All-Scholastic track team ... Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born 3/30/93 ... Youngest of three daughters of Brackett and Colleen Tucker ... Has two older sisters, Lauren (24) and Lindsay (21) ... Plans to major in Biology.
400 Meters (Relay) 56.67 High School 500 Meters 1:16.69 2012 New Balance Collegiate Invitational 800 Meters 2:09.13 High School 1000 Meters 2:54.16 2012 Jack Pyrah Invitational 1500 Meters 4:35.44 2013 Philadelphia College Classic 6000 Meters (XC) 24:18 2012 Paul Short Run
BIG EAST Academic All-Star 2011-12
BIG EAST TOP 8 FINISHES
800 Meters 4th 2012 Indoor