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Stephanie Aldrich
Stephanie Aldrich


West Chester, Pa.

High School:




Women's Cross Country Finishes Fifth at Regionals

Freshman Jillian Hunsberger advances to the NCAA Cross Country Championships


Young Nittany Lions Finish Seventh at Big Tens

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


Cross Country Posts Top-10 Team Finishes at Pre-Nats

Men tie for eighth, women place 10th at the Pre-National Invitational


Nittany Lions Impress in the Rain

The Penn State cross country teams captured team titles Saturday at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational


Creese, Benson Claim Titles in Lock Haven

Both Penn State cross country teams finished first at the Dolan Duals


On the National Scene... || 2014 Cross Country || Placed 52nd overall and was the fifth Nittany Lion to finish (21:58) the Mid-Atlantic Regional at the Blue-White Golf Course || 2013 Cross Country || Tallied an 85th-place finish at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships ... Posted a time of 22:36.8 to finish 237th at the NCAA Cross Country Championships

At the Big Ten Championships... || 2014 Cross Country || Was the sixth Nittany Lion and the 85th runner overall to complete the 6k course (22:06.8) || 2014 Outdoor || Finished 18th in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (10:59.80) || 2014 Indoor || Placed 21st in the 3,000-meter run (10:04.47) Outdoor - Began the outdoor season with a ninth-place finish in the 1,500-meter run (4:39.19) at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... Won the 3,000-meter steeplechase (11:15.02) at the Team Challenge ... Posted a lifetime-best time of 10:51.15 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Penn Relays || 2013 Cross Country || Finished 61st

On the Track... || 2014 Indoor || Opened the 2014 season with a 15th-place finish in the mile run (5:06.15) at the Nittany Lion Challenge ... Ran a lifetime-best time of 5:01.17 in the mile run at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup ... Ran a lifetime-best time of 9:59.02 in the 3,000-meter run at the SPIRE NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Invitational

On the Course... || 2014 Cross Country || Ran in six meets ... Ran a season-best 6k time of 21:44.7 at the Harry Groves Spike Shoe Invitational ... Rounded out the scoring for Penn State at the Pre-National Invitational with her time of 22:23.4 (152nd) || 2013 Cross Country || Began the 2013 season with a third-place finish at the Dolan Duals ... Placed sixth at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational ... Finished 92nd overall at Lehigh's Paul Short Run ... At the Pre-National Invitational, Aldrich took 190th

Before Penn State... || High School || A standout on the Pennsylvania distance scene over the past several seasons ... Took runner-up honors in the mile at the PTFCA Indoor Championships, thanks to a personal-best 5:02.75 Enjoyed an outstanding indoor season as a senior, also clocking a lifetime-best 10:09.88 for 3,000-meters - a top 10 time in Pennsylvania in 2013 ... Also a force in cross country in 2012 ... Placed sixth overall at the PIAA State Championships as the top placing senior at the event ... Ended her high school career with a pair of top 10 PIAA finishes to her credit, having finished ninth at the state meet as a junior in 2011 || Personal || Daughter of Skip and Roberta Aldrich ... Birthday is December 5, 1994

Aldrich's Personal Bests:

Event Indoor Outdoor
1500m *** 4:39.19
Mile 5:01.17 ***
3000m 9:59.02 ***
3000m Steeplechase *** 10:51.15

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