Priscilla Frederick, high jump, and Jane Vongvorachoti, half marathon, participated at national championships on June 22.
School record holder will be looking to punch her ticket to this summer's World Championships in Moscow, Russia.
Kildare, Ireland, native was a member of Red Storm 4x400-meter relay at NCAA Outdoor Championships.
School record holders faced world class competition and tough weather conditions at IAAF Diamond League meeting.
All four Red Storm student-athletes to make first career appearance at national meet.
2012 Outdoor Metropolitan Championships
Photos from the NYU Gotham Cup at the New Balance Armory on Jan. 14, 2011.
Photos from the Outdoor Metropolitan Championships on April 17, 2010.
Photos from the Indoor BIG EAST Championships (Feb. 20-21, 2010) at the Armory.
Photos from Senior Day at DaSilva Memorial Track
As A Senior (2010-11): Indoor: High Jump: amassed an astonishing six first place finishes throughout the course of the season ... awarded BIG EAST Field Athlete of the Week honors twice during the season ... High Jump: won at the Bill Ward Invitational (Dec. 8), Princeton Quad Meet (Jan. 7), NYU Gotham Cup (Jan. 14), NYRR Night At The Armory (Jan. 15), and Metropolitan Championships (Jan. 29) to open the season with an average jump of 1.75 meters ... took home first place at the BIG EAST Championships (Feb. 14) with a jump of 1.79 meters ... earned top three finishes at both the USATF Indoor National Championships (Feb. 26) and the ECAC Indoor Championships (March 5) ... placed 10th at the NCAA Indoor Championships (March 11) with a career-best jump of 1.82 meters garnering her second team All-American accolades.
As A Junior (2009-10): Two-time All-American and school record holder in the high jump ... Indoor - High Jump: bested her own school record with a jump of 5 feet, 11.65 inches at the New Balance Invitational (Feb. 6), earning BIG EAST Field Athlete of the Week honors ... captured the ECAC Championship (March 7) title with a jump of 5 feet, 9.5 inches ... placed eighth at the NCAA Championships (March 12) to earn All-American status with a jump of 5 feet, 10 inches ... Pentathlon: scored 3,576 points in a second-place finish at the Metropolitan Championships (Jan. 29) ... Outdoor - High Jump: recorded five first place finishes ... finished first at USF Bulls Invitational (March 19) with a jump of 6 feet that broke her own personal record and ranked in the NCAA Top 5 for the next month ... placed third at the BIG EAST Championships (May 1) ... took first at the ECAC Championships (May 14) with a new school-record jump of 6 feet, 0.5 inches ... placed sixth at the NCAA Championships (June 9), earning All-America status ... won the 2009-10 John W. Kaiser Award for top female athlete at St. John's.
As A Sophomore (2008-09): Indoor - High Jump: jumped a career-best and new school-record height of 5 feet, 11.5 inches at the USA Track and Field Championships to place fifth (Feb. 28) ... tallied four first-place finishes and eight in the top three for the season ... declared the Metropolitan Champion with a height of 5 feet, 10 inches (Jan. 29) ... placed third at the BIG EAST Championship (Feb. 22) with a height of 5 feet, 10 inches ... placed 14th at the NCAA Championships (March 14) ... Pentathlon: named the Metropolitan Champion with 3,570 points (Jan. 29) ... at the BIG EAST Championships, placed 7th ( Feb. 22) ... also competed individually in the shot put, long jump, and the 60 meter hurdles ... Outdoor - High Jump: tallied seven top-five finishes, five of which are first-place finishes ... she tied for fourth at the NCAA East Regional with a height of 5 feet, 10 inches and qualified for the NCAA Championships (May 29) ... at the Penn Relays she was a finalist, finishing fifth (April 24) ... she finished sixth at the BIG EAST Championships (May 1) ... she also competed in long jump, shot put and 100-meter hurdles in the outdoor season.
As A Freshman (2007-08): Indoor - High Jump: tallied seven top five finishes, including three first-place finishes ... had a season-best height of 5 feet, 8.75 inches, which she cleared at both the Metropolitan (Feb. 1) and BIG EAST Championships (Feb. 23) ... Metropolitan title winner ... earned All-East honors at the ECAC Championships (March 8), tying for fifth with a height of 5 feet, 7 inches ... competed in the triple jump and shot put as well ... Outdoor - High Jump: was an NCAA National Finalist, finishing 12th with a season-best height of 5 feet, 9.75 inches ... qualified for the finals by winning a jump-off in the NCAA East Regional Championships (May 31), after tying for fifth with a height of 5 feet, 9.25 inches ... took the Metropolitan Championship title with a height of 5 feet, 7 inches (April 19) ... runner-up at the Penn Relays (April 24) ... earned USTFCCCA All-Region, All-BIG EAST and All-East honors ... finished fifth at the USA Junior Nationals, clearing 5 feet, 8.50-inches ... 100-meter hurdles: finished fifth at the Metropolitan Championships (April 19) with a season-best time of 15.42 ... also competed in the triple jump, shot put and 200-meter dash ... anchored the Metropolitan Champion 4x100-meter relay team, the All-BIG EAST squad and the 15th place ECAC team ... earned the track & field team MVP award.
At St. Paul VI: Was St. Paul VI High School's four-time MVP and first-team all-conference honoree ... earned the 2007 Varsity Club Award for the Outstanding Female in field events ... 2007 All-South Jersey Jump Champ ... was the high jump champion at the 2007 Nike Meet of Champions ... placed first in the 2007 State Championships in the high jump ... ... was a member of the St. Paul Dance Team and was captain from 2006-07 ... also lettered in cross country ... was a member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born in Queens, N.Y. ... daughter of Eve Peaco and James P. Frederick, a 1982 alumnus, who played football for St. John's ... has one sister, Melody Peaco (26), and two brothers, Tyler (13) and Justin (11) ... her hobbies include drama, dancing and volleyball ... starred in St. Paul's production's of West Side Story (Anita) and Crazy For You (Tess) ... future plans include qualifying for the 2012 Olympic Games ... plays Beyonce or Lady Gaga on her iPod to get ready for competition ... participates in the midnight run, the campus ministry, church choir, and was an eighth grade mentor for St. John's.
Off the Track