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Cara Ulizio
Cara  Ulizio


Redondo Beach, Calif.

High School:
Redondo Union




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


Men Finish First, Women Claim Second at Penn State National

Brannon Kidder finished third and Lauren Mills placed eighth Saturday


Chikotas, Burkhardt Pace Nittany Lions at Notre Dame

Nittany Lion women finish fifth and men place 11th at Notre Dame Invitational


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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