|Mary Grace Pellegrini|
Women's Track & Field Garners USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Award
Women's Track & Field Lands Six on USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
Forty-Nine Wolverines Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholars
2012 Michigan Women's Track & Field Roster
Ninety Wolverines Named to Spring Academic All-Big Ten Team
At Michigan ... Four-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award winner (2009-2012) ... Three-time Academic All-Big Ten (2010-2012) ... Two-time Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2011-2012).
Senior (I)/RS Junior (O) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award winner ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar.
At the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds (May 24-26), finished 20th in the 10,000-meter run (35:28.27) ...At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 11-13), finished ninth in 10,000-meter run (35:35.54) ... Competed in the Drake Relays (April 26), placing eighth in the 5,000-meter run (16:43.22) ... At the Stanford Invitational (April 6), finished 17th in the 10,000-meter run (34:23.25) ... Finished third in the 5,000-meter run (16:56.97) at the USC Trojan Invitational (March 23).
At the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb.25), placed 18th in the 5,000-meter run (17:06.80) ... At the Nebraska Mark Colligan Memorial (Jan. 28), took third in the 5,000-meter run (16:56.28) ... Finished sixth in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 9:56.16 at "The Dual" vs. Ohio State (Jan. 14).
RS Sophomore (2011) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award winner ...Big Ten Distinguished Scholar.
At the NCAA East Preliminary Round (May 28), finished 17th in her heat for 36th overall in the 5,000-meter run (17:02.88) ... Finished 10th in the 10,000-meter run (35:59.76) at the Big Ten Championships (May 13) ... Placed 12th in the 5,000-meter run (16:34.20) at the Penn Relays (April 28) ... Won the 3,000-meter run (9:52.03) at the Tom Jones Memorial Classic (April 16) ... Finished 32nd in her heat of the 5,000-meter run (17:38.67) at the Stanford Invitational (March 25).
Placed 22nd in the 5,000-meter run (17:33.53) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 27) ... Took eighth in the 5k (17:09.83) at the GVSU Big Meet (Feb. 11) ... Finished 25th in the mile run (5:07.99) at the Meyo Invitational (Feb. 5) ... Finished the 3,000-meter run in 9:57.60 at the Indiana Relays (Jan. 28) ... Ran the 3,000 in 10:03.90 against No. 23 Ohio State (Jan. 15).
RS Freshman (2010) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award.
Placed 27th in the 5,000-meter run (17:52.21) at the Big Ten Championships (May 16) ... Placed 14th in the 5,000-meter Olympic Development run (17.07.31) at the Penn Relays (April 22) ... Finished sixth in the 1,500-meter run (4:39.50) at the Johnson/Joyner Invitational (April 9).
Ran a season-best time of 10:07.77 in the 3,000-meter run at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 23).
Freshman (2009) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award.
Ran unattached at the EMU Open, winning the 5,000-meter run in 17:28.00.
At the Big Ten Championships, finished 17th in the 3,000-meter run (10:28.30) (March 1) ... At the Tyson Invitational, placed sixth in the 3,000 meter run (10:14.80) (Feb. 14) ... Finished the one mile run in 5:13.40 at the Meyo Invitational (Feb. 7) ... Took fourth in the 5,000-meter run (17:58.58) at the Michigan Intercollegiate (Jan. 31) ... Placed fifth in the 3,000-meter run (10:08.31) at the Indiana Invitational (Jan. 17) ... At the Akron Quad, took seventh in the 3,000-meter run (10:21.81) (Jan. 9).
Prep ... Graduated from duPont Manual High School (2008) ... National Honors Society ... Co-Valedictorian ... National Merit Finalist ... National AP Scholar ... Regional champion in 3,200m (2005-08) ... Regional champion in 1,600m (2005, 2007-08) ... State champion in 1,600m and 3,200m (2007) ... Kentucky Gatorade Female Track Athlete of the Year (2007) ... Kentucky TrackXC Female Distance Runner of the Year (2007) ... State runner-up in 1,600m (2005, 2008) ... Runner-up in 5K at Nike Indoor Nationals (2008) ... All-American (2008) ... First team all-state (2005-08) ... Academic all-state (2005-08).
Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Sciences and the Arts ... Majoring in public policy ... Born on September 13, 1989 ... Daughter of Adrian and Katherine Pellegrini.
# Converted Time
|Mile (I)||4:55.41# (4:57.31)||2-18-12|
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