Three Red Storm sophomores will race in Coaches' Association 5K race.
Friday's Regional meet serves as the qualifier for the NCAA Championship.
Head coach Jim Hurt leads young Red Storm squad that includes eight sophomores and graduate student Michelle Duffy.
13 Red Storm teams represented on all-conference list.
Junior Chelsea Trant earns All-East Honors with a 22nd place finish overall.
As A Junior (2012): Finished as St. John's top runner at four meets during the 2012 season ... opened her campaign by placing sixth for the Red Storm and 11th overall at the Hofstra-Brick Stone Memorial Run in a time of 20:31 for 5K (Sept. 8) ... finished 16th overall in a time of 20:03 for 5K at the C.W. Post Invite (Sept. 15) ... led St. John's for the first time of the season by placing 30th overall out of 123 runners at the Metropolitan Championships in a time of 19:59 for 5K (Oct. 5) ... was the first Red Storm runner across the finish line and placed second overall at the STJ XC Fall Festival in a time of 15:49 for 4K (Oct. 14) ... placed 79th overall in a time of 24:26 at the BIG EAST Championships (Oct. 26) ... ran a personal best time of 22:46 for 6K in one of her best performances of her career at St. John's as she led the Red Storm by finishing 147th at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships (Nov. 10) ... secured All-East Honors and placed first for St. John's in placing 22nd at the ECAC Championships in a time of 19:12 for 5K (Nov. 17).
As A Sophomore (2011): Achieved a top-five team finish in every race she competed in ... finished third on the team at the 6K Iona Meet of Champions (Sept. 17) with a time of 24:02 ... placed 13th overall at the Metropolitan Championships (Oct. 7) with a 5K time of 18:58 ... registered a sixth place finish overall at the STJ Fall Festival (Oct. 16) with a 4K time of 14:42.6
As A Freshman (2010): Developed into one of the top performers on the team during the course of the season ... finished 11th overall in her first career race at the 5K C.W. Post Invite (Sept. 18) with a time of 19:58.90 ... recorded a 14:48.53 to mark her best 4K time of the season at the STJ Fall Festival (Oct. 17) ... led the team at the 6K NCAA Northeast Regionals (Nov. 13) with a time of 22:59 ... earned her season best 5K time at the ECAC Championships (Nov. 20) with a 19:19 performance ... represented St. John's at the USATF Junior Cross Country Championships (Feb. 5) in San Diego.
Before St. John's: Lettered five years in track and cross country at Niskayuna High School ... served as cross country team captain in 2009 ... named Section 2 All Star in track in 2007-08 and in cross country in 2005 and 2008 ... holds six school records in outdoor and two in indoor competition ... finished 13th in the two mile race at the NIKE Indoor Nationals ... served as treasurer and president of Youth to Youth ... was treasurer of the Multicultural Society ... member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born in Fayetteville, N.Y. ... daughter of Sharon and Jerry Trant ... has two sisters, Carrie (20) and Shannon (16), and one brother, Patrick (14) ... plans to major in pharmaceutical studies.
Off the Track
Favorite Movie: "The Day After Tomorrow"
Favorite TV Show: "Gilmore Girls"
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Athlete: Marla Runyan