Villanova freshmen each won events at first meet of indoor season
Lipari wins the 1500 meters and Villanova finishes first in five field events
Villanova recorded eight first-place finishes in first meet of outdoor season
Sophomore standout establishes personal best time, nears NCAA Championships standard
Several great performances lead Wildcats to third place finish out of 25 competing teams
On Minasi: Veteran member of the Villanova group of jumpers ... Looking to reach new levels during her senior season ... Has made great strides over the course of her career and is a consistent BIG EAST qualifier.
2012 Outdoor: Runner-up in the triple jump at the Danny Curran Invitational with a distance of 11.02 meters ... Came in third at the season-opening Big Five Invite (11.22m).
2012 Indoor: Opened the season at the Jack Pyrah Invitational and came in fourth in the triple jump with a distance of 11.14 meters ... Finished ninth (11.09m) at the NYC Gotham Cup, 22nd (10.99m) at the Great Dane Classic (10.99m) and 29th in the college section at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational (10.96m).
2011 Outdoor: Registered a 20th place finish at the BIG EAST Championships ... Earlier in the season came in second at the Big Five Invite (11.39 meters) to start the season ... Also finished 11th at the 46th Colonial Relays with a jump of 11.31 meters.
2011 Indoor: Competed at six meets during the season in the triple jump ... Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships and placed 18th at the conference meet with a jump of 11.18 meters ... Established a new personal best mark of 11.98 meters and also came in first place at the NYRR II meet ... Finished in a tie for 15th place in the College section at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational (11.51m) ... Came in first at the Jack Pyrah Invitational to start the season ... Placed seventh at the NYRR I meet and 10th at the Albany Great Dane Invitational.
2010 Outdoor: Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the triple jump and placed sixth in her flight with a jump that was just off her personal best mark ... Set two new personal bests during the season, including a mark of 11.40 meters at the Colonial Relays ... Notched first place finishes at the Villanova Duals (11.15m) and the Widener Invitational ... Finished ninth at the Miami Hurricane Invitational and third at the Lions Invitational.
2010 Indoor: Finished third in the triple jump at the Jack Pyrah Invitational in her collegiate debut ... Placed fourth at the NYRR I meet and fifth at the Penn State Relays ... Came in sixth in her flight at the Albany Great Dane Invitational and was third overall at the Seamus McGelligott Invitational at Haverford.
Personal: Born 1/21/91 ... Younger of two children of Tony and Pat Minasi ... Has an older brother, Topher (23) who is a graduate of American ... Majoring in Finance.
Triple Jump 11.98m 2011 NYRR II
BIG EAST Academic All-Star 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12