FAU Women's Cross Country Compete in FSU Invitational
The season will begin with the second annual FAU Cross Country Invitational on Sept. 4
The meet will take place on May 14-17 in El Paso, Texas
Conference USA Outdoor Championships will be held on May 14-17 in El Paso, Texas
Junior Sitia Martinez is now ranked first in C-USA in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 59.57
5k - 18:40 (XC)
800M - 2:38.10 (indoor)
1500M - 4:54.85 (outdoor)
Mile - 5:27.06 (indoor)
3000M- 10:53.13 (indoor)
5000M - 18:17.53 (outdoor)
2014-15 (Junior): Took 18th in the 5k at the Disney Cross Country Classic with a time of 19:11.57...set a personal best time in the 5k at C-USA Championships with a time of 18:40, which earned her 46th place...ran the 6k in 22:16.50 at the NCAA South Regional Championship...set a lifetime best and took sixth in the outdoor 1500m (4:54.85) at the UM Alumni Invitational…took sixth and set a career high in the outdoor 5000m (18:17.53) at the UCF Twilight Invitational…set a personal best time in the outdoor 5k (18:30.95) at the Miami Hurricane Invitational…part of the indoor DMR team that took third (12:27.09) at the Akron Invitational… came in 15th in the 3000m (10:29.15) at the C-USA Indoor Championships…named to the FAU Fall and Spring 3.0+ Lists, Dean’s List and President’s List in the spring… received the C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal and was named to the 2014-15 C-USA Honor Roll.
Made her FAU debut at 2012 FGCU Invitational...finished in 38th for the 5K at the 2013 Sun Belt Conference Outdoor Track Championships (19:48.54)...took ninth-place honors at the 2013 UM Hurricane Alumni Invitational (11:19.22).
Received academic honors for a GPA of 3.0 or higher in the spring 2012 and fall 2012 semesters.
High School Accomplishments
Ran for coach Paul Barlow...was named all-conference sophomore year...qualified for state for three years...part of school record-breaking 4x800 relay team.
Daughter of Stephen and Jill Heller...elementary education major...likes to play sports...hopes to become an elementary school teacher.