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Victoria Perri
Victoria Perri

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Philadelphia, Pa.

High School:
Mt. St. Joseph Academy

Event:
Distance

Experience:
SR


02/26/2013

Cross Country Earns USTFCCCA All-Academic Status

Both men's and women's squads honored for outstanding academic standing

01/15/2013

Cross Country Holds 2012 Recognition Ceremony

Nittany Lions coming off another success season on the course

12/18/2012

23 Cross Country Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Rodden leads the way with 4.0 cumulative GPA

11/17/2012

Cross Country Finishes 14th at NCAA Championships

Perri paces Nittany Lion effort with 47th-place finish

11/14/2012

Cross Country To Toe The Line In Louisville

Nittany Lion women's squad goes into NCAA Championships with No. 9 ranking

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On the National Scene ... || 2012 Cross Country || Emerged as one of the Lions' top runners on the national scene, finishing as the Nittany Lions' number one at the NCAA Cross Country Championships ... Scored a 47th-place finish overall at NCAAs, placing 33rd in team scoring ... Her top 50 finish was just the fifth by a Nittany Lion woman since 1998 ... Covered the 6,000-meter course in Louisville in 20:21 - her best 6K time of the season ... Earned All-Regional status via a fourth-place finish - first for the Lions - at the NCAA Med-Atlantic Regional Championships, finishing in 20:33 on the Blue-White Course.

At the Big Ten Championships ... || 2012 Cross Country || Narrowly missed All-Big Ten status with a 15th-place finish at the conference meet ... Finished the 6K course in 20:45. || 2012 Outdoor || Placed 16th in the 1500 preliminaries with a finishing time of 4:30.92. || 2012 Indoor || Finished 16th overall in the mile preliminaries (4:55.24).

On the Course ... || 2013 Cross Country || Did not compete || 2012 Cross Country || Ran in the Nittany Lion top five all season, turning in a pair of runner-up efforts, including second-place standings at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe and Lock Haven Dolan Duals ... Was named Penn State Athlete of the Week following her performance at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional ... Finished 17th overall at the Greater Louisville Classic, running 17:13 for 5K. || 2011 Cross Country || Did not compete. || 2010 Cross Country || Saw action in three competitions as a freshman, finishing 15th at the Lock Haven Dolan Duals.

Around the Track ... || 2012 Outdoor || Won the 1500 at the Jim Thorpe Open (4:37.10) ... Clocked a PR 4:34.70 for the 1500 at the Bucknell Team Challenge ... Was a member of the winning 4x800 at the Bison Outdoor Classic ... Also competed at the Jim Click Shootout at Arizona. || 2012 Indoor || Ran on the first-place DMR at the Penn State Relays ... Posted a PR 4:57.66 for the mile at the Flotrack Husky Classic at Washington ... Finished 11th in the mile at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup. || 2011 Outdoor || Did not compete. || 2011 Indoor || Clocked 5:00.36 in the mile at the Husky Classic ... Assisted on the winning DMR at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup ... Was a member of the second-place 4xMile at the Penn State Relays.

Before Penn State ... || High School || Qualified for the PIAA Cross Country Championships as an individual during senior year ... Placed ninth in the 1600-meters at the PIAA Outdoor Championships as a senior ... Ran a PR 4:43.48 for 1500-meters, taking second at the 2009 USATF Junior Olympics ... Qualified for the PTFCA Indoor Championships as a junior and again as a senior. || Personal || Daughter of Lisa and Fortunato Perri ... Born June 10, 1992 ... Majoring in Advertising and Public Relations.

Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field

Event Indoor Outdoor
800m 2:18.51 2:20.00
1500m *** 4:30.92
Mile 4:55.34 ***

2012 Meet-by-Meet Results

Date Event Distance Overall Team Scoring PSU Time
8/31 Lock Haven Dolan Duals 4K 2nd 2 1st 14:20
9/8 Harry Groves Spiked Shoe 6K 2nd 1 1st 21:20
9/29 Greater Louisville 5K 17th 2 5th 17:13
10/12 Wisconsin Invite 6K 75th 3 8th 20:41
10/28 Big Ten Championships 6K 15th 2 3rd 20:45
11/9 Mid-Atlantic Regional 6K 4th 1 1st 20:31
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