Wildcats win four field events and two running events in local meet
Reid takes 800 meters and 1500 meters crowns, headlines five individual victories for team
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
Villanova fielded entries in pair of events at local meet
On Stershic: Was part of a deep throwing group for the Wildcats during her time on the team ... Two-time BIG EAST scorer in the javelin who made steady strides over the course of her collegiate career.
2015 Outdoor: Scored team points in the javelin at the BIG EAST Championships for the second straight year ... Registered a personal best mark in the javelin three different times during the season, including at the conference meet ... Her throw of 36.55 meters at the BIG EAST meet was good for a fifth place finish ... Opened the season by registering a then-personal best mark of 35.19 meters in a ninth place finish at the Philadelphia College Classic ... Increased her distance to 35.44 meters in a fourth place finish at the Delaware Classic two weeks prior to the conference championships ... Also came in fifth at the Delaware Open (34.70m), ninth at the Danny Curran Invitational (34.45m) and 12th in the university section at the Colonial Relays (34.24m).
2014-15 Indoor: Did not compete at any meets.
2014 Outdoor: Came in sixth in the javelin at the BIG EAST Championships with a throw of 32.21 meters ... Was part of a 1-2-3-4-6 finish for the Wildcats at the conference meet ... Established her collegiate-best mark in the javelin with a throw of 33.34 meters at the Delaware Classic, where she came in fifth ... Placed eighth at the Delaware Open (31.60m).
2013-14 Indoor: Did not compete at any meets.
2013 Outdoor: Did not compete at any meets.
2012-13 Indoor: Did not compete at any meets.
2012 Outdoor: Registered a season-best distance of 32.15 meters in the javelin at the Widener Invitational and earned a sixth place finish ... Came in 13th at the Colonial Relays (30.31m) and 22nd at the Danny Curran Invitational (30.05m) ... Opened the season with a sixth place finish (28.00m) at the Big Five Invite.
2011-12 Indoor: Competed in the shot put at the season-opening Jack Pyrah Invitational, where she finished seventh with a toss of 9.57 meters ... Placed 11th with a throw of 10.00 meters at the Widener Field Meet.
Villa Joseph Marie High School: Earned four varsity letters in track and two in baskeball ... Team captain of he track team as a junior and a senior, as well as the basketball team captain as a senior ... Academically, achieved High Honors status all four years ... Received the President's Award for Excellence as a junior and a senior.
Personal: Born 6/7/93 ... Only child of Matthew Stershic and Judith Kranetz ... Chemical Engineering major with minors in Bioengineering and Theology.
Shot Put 10.00 Meters 2012 Widener Field Meet Javelin 36.55 Meters 2015 BIG EAST Championships
CAREER AWARDS (Academics)
BIG EAST All-Academic Team 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15
BIG EAST TOP 8 FINISHES
Javelin 5th 2015 Outdoor
Javelin 6th 2014 Outdoor