Ariel Pastore-Sebring, a RS Jr. on the Cross-Country and Track & Field teams, shares her experience at the Career Development and Placement Assistance (CDPA) Office's 2016 Fall Career Fairs, held September 28th-29th (STEM Employers and Students) and October 5th-6th (Business, Humanities, and Social Sciences Employers and Students).
Conference Record 4,367 Student-Athletes Recognized
Women have best finish in program history
Women place three runners inside top 50
Panthers prep for ACCs, Mid-Atlantic Regional
2016: Ran a 18:25.7 in the Tommy Evans Invitational (5K) which placed her 5th… Finished 58th in the ACC Championships (6K) with a time of 21:33.9… Placed 62nd in the NCAA Division I Mid-Atlantic Region Cross Country Championships (6K) with a time of 22:03… Took 83rd in the Penn State National Open (6K) by running a 21:46.8…. Finished 203rd in the Roy Griak Invitational by running a 24:28.2.
2015: Placed fifth overall at the UB Stampede with a time of 17:56.4 ... Placed in her first 6K race of the season, the Roy Griak Invitational, with a final time of 23:44.8 ... Placed at the Princeton Invitational with a time of 22:28.3 ... Placed with a final time of 22:11.0 at the ACC Cross Country Championships ... Placed 48th at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships with a final time of 22:09.9.
HIGH SCHOOL: Ran varsity cross country three of her four years ... Ran winter track one of her four years due to an injury senior year ... Ran varsity spring track all four years ... Received the Most Valuable Runner Award three of her four years ... Her freshman year she won the Freshman of the Season Award ... Her sophomore year she received the Most Valuable Runner Award with a P.R. of 19:38 ... Her junior year she was the first girl to qualify for the PIAA State Championships from Avon Grove, she placed 43rd at the state meet, her cross country team placed ninth at the District I Championships, she broke the school record in the mile (5:07) and in the two mile (11:25), and qualified in both the mile and two mile for the PIAA District I Championships, placing 10th in District I for the mile ... Her senior year she placed third at the Chesmont League Meet, placed 10th at the PIAA District I Championships with a P.R. of 18:20, ran at the PIAA State Championships and placed seventh in the state, was First Team Chesmonts and All-State PA Team, broke both the mile (5:05) and two mile (11:15) records, and received the Athletic Award and Principal Award.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Carla Pastore and Samuel Henck ... Is an only child ... Intends to major in communication.
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