Erica Addonizio
Position: Runner
Year: Senior
Hometown: Villas, N.J.
High School: Lower Cape May
Major: Chemical Engineering
Experience: 1 Letter
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At Delaware: Cross Country - Fourth-year member of the Blue Hens. 2012 Season: Did not compete in any meets for Delaware. 2011 Season: Competed in five meets for Delaware • ran the UMES Lid-Lifter Invitational in 21:33 to finish in 58th place • was 152nd at the Fordham Invitational in 22:08 and 46th in 25:34 at the Delaware Invitational • finished 31st at the Blue & Gold Invitational with a time of 26:23 • was 36th in 21:08 in the coaches division race at the ECAC Championships. 2010 Season: Competed in four events for the Blue Hens • finished 157th in 25:50.4 at the Penn State Invitational • placed 41st in 21:17.0 at the Delaware Invitational and 34th in 20:39.17 at the Blue & Gold Invitational • was 20th in the 21:15.5 in the open race at the ECAC Championships.

High School: Competed all four years in cross country and indoor and outdoor track & field • won 12 varsity letters • holds indoor school records in the 800m, 1,600m and 4 x 800m relay • set outdoor school records in the sprint medley, the two-person high jump and the two-person triple jump • named second team Cape Atlantic League in track & field in 2010 • earned The Press of Atlantic City second team honors in cross country (2009) and track & field (2010) • won the Cape Atlantic League high jump title in 2010 • honor roll student • National Honor Society Chairperson • Key Club member, serving as the Lieutenant Governor in Division 2.

Personal: Erica Leah Addonizio • born Oct. 7, 1991 in Atlanta • daughter of James and Janene Addonizio and Sandra and David Eakin • has one younger brother • always listens to Bob Seger’s “Against the Wind” before competition • lists father as biggest influence because he ran in high school • lists her mother as the biggest supporter of her endeavors • chemical engineering major at Delaware with a minor in environmental engineering • served as an intern over the summer at the Water Resource Agency • project manager of UD’s student chapter of Engineers Without Borders, which traveled to Cameroon in each of the last two Januarys to finish their solar-powered water distribution system.

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