|Mary Grace Pellegrini|
Women's Cross Country Takes 15th at NCAA Championships
Tauro's Win Anchors Women's Cross Country to NCAA Regional Title
Toeing the Line #7: Great Lakes Regional Title on the Line Saturday
Four Top-15 Runs Place Women's Cross Country Second at Big Tens
Assembling a Nine-Piece Puzzle
Senior (2011) ... Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors ... Capped her career with a 206th-place finish at the NCAA Championships (Nov. 21) in a time of 21:56.3 ... Helped Michigan win the NCAA Great Lakes Regional (Nov. 12), placing 40th in 21:37.2 ... Finished 31st at the Big Ten Championships (Oct. 30) in a personal-best 6,000-meter time of 21:03 ... Finished 118th at NCAA Pre-Nationals (Oct. 16) in a time of 22:47 ... Claimed the 58th spot at the Greater Louisville Classic (Oct. 1) with a 5,000-meter time of 18:07.13 ... Clocked a personal-best 6,000-metertime of 21:12at theIllinois Orange & Blue Preview (Sept. 16) to finish fifth ... Finished the 5,000-meter Michigan Open (Sept. 2) in sixth place after recording a time of 18:44.62.
Junior (2010)... Concluded the season in 202nd place (22:16.3) at the NCAA Championships (Nov. 22) ... Placed 55th with a time of 21:53.80 at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional (Nov. 13) ... Finished 44th at Big Ten Championships (Oct. 31), posting a time of 21:24.8 ... Claimed the 192nd spot (22:38.1) in the NCAA Pre-Nationals (Oct.16) ... Clocked a personal-best time of 21:17.8 en route 52nd place at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational (Oct.2) ... Placed 32nd in the Spartan Invitational (Sept. 17) with a time of 22:24 ... Took eighth place (18:24.24) at the Michigan Open (Sept. 3).
Sophomore (2009)... Academic All-Big Ten Conference ... Finished 252nd (24:55.1) at the NCAA Championships (Nov. 23) ... Won the Toledo Rocket Open (Nov. 6), clocking time of 17:43 ... Claimed 73rd place at the Big Ten Championships (Nov. 1) with a time of 22:39 ... Clocked 18:30 en route to eighth place at the EMU Fall Classic (Oct. 23) ... Finished 85th with a time of 18:50.4 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (Oct. 3) ... Claimed 24th place at the Spartan Invitational (Sept. 18) with a time of 22:36 ... Kicked off the season with an eighth-place effort (18:47.9) at the Michigan Open (Sept. 4).
Freshman (2008) ... Finished second (18:18) at the EMU Classic (Oct. 24) ... Took 49th (22:42.2) in the open race at NCAA Pre-Nationals (Oct. 18) ... Finished 114th (18:15) at the Notre Dame Invitational (Oct. 3) ... Finished 21st (18:59) at the Detroit Titan Invitational (Sept. 6) ... Made her collegiate debut in the Michigan Open (Aug. 29), finishing sixth (19:18), running unattached.
Prep... Graduated from duPont Manual High School (2008) ... National Honors Society ... Co-Valedictorian ... 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 ... Born on September 13, 1989 ... Daughter of Adrian and Katherine Pellegrini.
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