The literacy program is sponsored by the 2nd & 7 Foundation
Danielle Aromashodu took fourth-place in the 400 meter hurdles.
The women's 4x400 relay team finished in first place at the invitational and putting them in the lead for the conference
Six new personal records were placed at UF's outdoor track event
Siekmann, Coppin, and Vidal take First-Place
Stacy Paton joined the FAU Cross Country and Track & Field staff in July of 2013 as a volunteer assistant. Paton is currently a graduate student at Florida Atlantic University's School of Criminology and Criminal Justice and will graduate this December with her Master's in Criminology. Previously, Paton ran for FAU's cross country and track & field program, specializing in long distance. In 2013, Paton was awarded with the Academic Excellence Award for upholding a perfect 4.0 GPA throughout her studies at FAU.
Junior: Made her FAU debut at the season-opening Jimmy Carnes Invitational, finishing fourth in the 5,000 meter run in a time of 18:36.61...competed in her first 3,000 meter event at the Gator Invitational, running a 10:44.87, good enough for 12th...her first 5,000 meter race was at the BU Valentine Invitational (18:34.66)...lowered that time by more than 17 seconds to finish 14th at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships, at 18:17.61...switched to the 800 meter run at the outdoor UCF Invitational and ran a 2:25.24...also competed in the 1,500 meters there, finishing 15th at 4:54.43...improved to 2:22.33 in the 800 at the next meet, the UNF Invitational, and also competed in the 5,000 meters, at 18:39.84...was more than eight seconds better at the Florida Relays (18:31.70)...participated in the prestigious Penn Relays in the 5,000 meters, finishing 29th at 18:31.62...was 14th in that event at the SBC Outdoor Championships (18:35.43).
Previous college: Ran for coach John Bergen at the University of West Florida...was two-time team captain and won the UWF Scholar-Athlete Award in 2011...was named all-GSC second team and member of the GSC Fall All-Academic team and honor roll...won the team's most improved runner award her first year.
High School: Ran for coach Bonnie Galdys.
Personal: Criminal justice major with a minor in accounting...daughter of Gary and Faith Paton...hopes to someday work for a government agency dealing with criminal investigations...enjoys baking, cooking and traveling to anywhere and everywhere.