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Cara Ulizio
Cara  Ulizio


Redondo Beach, Calif.

High School:
Redondo Union



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Record-tying 299 Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors in 2016-17

School Record 145 Academic All-Big Ten Honorees among Spring/At-Large Sports


Seventy-Eight Student-Athletes Earn Fall Academic All-Big Ten Accolades

Field Hockey team tops conference with 16 honorees; Big Ten Champion football team leads Nittany Lions with 19 recipients


Record 81 Student-Athletes Receive Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Awards

Nine post perfect 4.0 GPAs in 2015-16 to continue record-setting year for Nittany Lion student-athletes


Nearly 70 Student-Athletes Receive Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Awards

Eight post perfect 4.0 GPAs during 2014-15 academic year


Young Nittany Lions Finish Seventh at Big Tens

Freshman Elizabeth Chikotas was just shy of Second Team All-Big Ten honors


At the Big Ten Championships... || 2015 Outdoor || Placed 31st in the 800-meter run with her time of 2:14.88 || 2014 Cross Country || Ran a time of 22:24.0 to finish 92nd overall || 2014 Indoor || A member of the ninth-place distance medley relay team (11:34.83)

On the Course....|| 2016 Cross Country ||Placed 49th at the Spike Shoe invitational (23:39)...Placed 182nd at the Penn State National Open (22:56.70) || 2014 Cross Country || Competed in five meets for the Nittany Lions ... Finished 45th at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational (22:48.6) ... Placed 22nd in the "Open" section of the Notre Dame Invite (18:16.6) || 2013 Cross Country || Opened the season with an eighth-place finish at the Dolan Duals ... Finished 31st at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational ... Took 44th at Lehigh's Paul Short Run ... Tallied a 26th-place finish at the Penn State National

Around the Track... || 2015 Outdoor || Posted a personal-best time of 2:14.03 in the 800-meter run en route to a second-place finish at the Bucknell Team Challenge … Finished 10th in the 1,500-meter run at the Kehoe Twilight Meet with her personal-best time of 4:44.24 || 2015 Indoor || Finished first in the 1,000-meter run at the Penn State Relays with personal-best time of 3:01.42 … Placed ninth in the 800-meter run at the Penn State Tune-Up with her season-best time of 2:14.48 … Ran a season-best time of 5:10.41 in the mile at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup || 2014 Outdoor || Did not compete || 2014 Indoor || Opened the 2014 indoor season at the Nittany Lion Challenge with her season-best time of 5:04.89 in the mile run ... Posted a season-best time of 2:14.97 in the 800-meter run at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup

Before Penn State... || High School || Comes to Happy Valley all the way from Redondo Beach, Calif., and brings an impressive resume of accomplishments from her prep career ... Ended her high-school career with a seventh-place finish in the 1600 meters at the CIF State Championships, where she posted a lifetime-best 4:51.74 ... Clocked a lifetime-best 10:53.29 for the 3200m, placing 10th at the elite Arcadia Invitational ... Placed 12th in the CIF Cross Country Championships, helping her team to a sixth-place finish at the state's Division 2 level || Personal || Daughter of Anthony and Wendy Ulizio ... Birthday is July 11, 1995

Ulizio's Collegiate Personal Bests:

Event Indoor Outdoor
800m 2:14.48 2:14.03
1000m 3:01.41 ***
1500m *** 4:44.24
Mile 5:04.89 ***


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