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Caitlin Defusco
Caitlin Defusco

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Schwenksville, Pa.

High School:
Germantown Academy

Event:
Sprints

Experience:
SR


Personal Records

Indoors
60 Meter Hurdles: 7.58
200 Meter Hurdles: 23.67
4x400 Meter Relay: 3:35.38

Outdoors
100 Meter Hurdles: 11.72
200 Meter Hurdles: 23.90
4x100 Meter Relay: 44.57
4x200 Meter Relay: 1:33.78
4x400 Meter Relay: 3:41.78

On the National Scene ... || 2010 Outdoor || Ran on the Lions' 17th-place 4x100-meter relay at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Squad ran a season-best 44.57 to finish sixth overall at the NCAA First Round ... Ran a personal-outdoor best 23.90 in the First Round preliminaries, to advance to the semi-final, where she placed 21st overall in 23.94. || 2010 Indoor || Qualified individually for the NCAA Indoor Championships in the 200-meters, placing 17th overall ... Ran the second leg on the Nittany Lions' ninth-place 4x400-meter relay. || 2009 Outdoor || Was a member of the Nittany Lion 4x100 at the NCAA East Regional, where the team finished 11th overall in a season-best 45.49 ... Ran the anchor leg on the winning 4x200 in the ECAC Championship section at Penn Relays.

At the Big Ten Championships ... || 2010 Outdoor || Earned a Big Ten gold medal as a member of the winning 4x100 relay (44.82) ... Recorded a fourth-place finish in the 200, running 23.98. || 2010 Indoor || Was a member of the winning 4x400 that set a championship record 3:35.38 ... Captured third-place in the 200 with a PR 23.67 ... Ran a personal-best 7.58 in the 60-meters at the conference meet, placing 11th. || 2009 Outdoor || Finished 16th in the 200 and 17th in the 100 ... Was a member of the second-place 4x100 that clocked a regional-qualifying 45.57 in the preliminaries. || 2009 Indoor || Placed 18th in the 60 and 200-meters. || 2008 Outdoor || Finished 21st in the 100-meters. || 2008 Indoor || Competed in the 60-meters.

Around the Track ... || 2010 Outdoor || Assisted on the school-record 4x200-meter relay at Penn Relays ... Team clocked 1:33.78 to win the ECAC section and set a new event record ... Was a quadruple winner at the Bucknell Team Challenge, running on winning 4x100 and 4x400 relays, and taking the 100 and 200 individually ... Earned a pair of top 10 finishes at the Jesse Owens Classic, finishing fifth in the 100 and seventh in the 200 ... Placed fifth in the 100 and ninth in the 200 at the Sun Angel Classic at Arizona State. || 2010 Indoor || Took top honors in the open 200 at the Penn State National, running 24.09 ... Placed second in the 60 and third in the 200 at the Penn State Relays ... Turned in fifth-place efforts in both the 60 and 200 at the Penn State Northeast Challenge ... Placed fourth in a stacked 200 field at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup, running 24.16. || 2009 Outdoor || Placed seventh in the 100 and eighth in the 200 at the Jim Click Shootout ... Took third in the 100 and 11th in the 200 at the Bucknell Bison Outdoor Classic ... Ran a season-best 12.12 to finish 11th in the 100 at the Jesse Owens Classic ... Finished second in the 100 and third in the 200 at the Penn State Open. || 2009 Indoor || Took ninth in the 60 and 200 at the Penn State Relays ... Ran on the third-place 4x400 at the Penn State Open ... Finished 13th in the 200 at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup with a season-best 25.09. || 2008 Outdoor || Ran personal bests in the 100 (11.99) and 200 (25.03) at the Oregon Pepsi Challenge, finishing second in the 100 and third in the 200 ... Won the 100 at the Bucknell Team Challenge in 12.03 and ran on the winning 4x100-meter relay. || 2008 Indoor || Placed third in the 55-meters and eighth in the 300-meters at the Penn State Relays ... Ran a personal-best 25.03 in the 200 at the Tyson Invitational.

Before Penn State ... || High School || Finished 12th in the 200 at the 2007 National Scholastic Indoor Championships ... Competed in the 200 at Nike Outdoor Nationals ... Won the 100 at the USATF Region II Junior Olympics (11.77) and finished third in the 200.

|| Personal || Daughter of Joseph and Jolene DeFusco ... Born October 6, 1988 ... Majoring in Kinesiology.

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