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Maria Seykora
Maria  Seykora

Broomall, Pa.

High School:
Academy of Notre Dame de Namur

Last College:




Women's Cross Country -- Main Line Invitational

Villanova opened the 2017 season by winning the Main Line Invitational on September 15, 2017.

On Seykora: Transfer from Princeton who completed her undergraduate degree while competing for the Tigers cross country and track & field programs ... Pursuing a graduate degree at Villanova and has one year of remaining eligibility ... Competes in the middle distance events and cross country.

Academy of Notre Dame de Namur: Earned four varsity letters each in cross country, indoor track & field and outdoor track & field ... Was an All-American as part of her team's distance medley relay in 2012 ... Garnered All-Northeast honors at the Footlocker Northeast Regional in cross country in 2011 ... Six-time all-state performer combining the cross country, indoor and outdoor seasons ... Earned All-Delaware County, All-Main Line and All-InterAc League honors in cross country and track & field all four years ... Named the Delaware County Girls Track Runner of the Year in 2012 ... Recipient of the InterAc League Athletic Directors' Award in 2012.

Personal: Born 4/27/94 in Philadelphia, Pa. ... One of five children of John and Janet Seykora ... Siblings are Thomas, Katrina, Teresa and Francesca ... Enjoys playing the piano ... Graduated from Princeton University in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and a certificate in Italian Language and Culture ... Enrolled in graduate school at Villanova and is pursing a degree in Classical Studies ... Chose to run for the Wildcats because of the outstanding reputation of the track & field and cross country programs.


800 Meters                       2:12.11
1000 Meters                      2:56.79
1500 Meters                      4:31.77
Mile                             4:52.44
3000 Meters                      10:09.96
5000 Meters (road)               17:13

PERSONAL BESTS (Cross Country)

6000 Meters                      21:28.40