Second-year member of the program who has made great strides despite limited race experience…took 90 seconds off her preseason 3200-meter time trial entering the 2019 season…came to FSU from Clearwater High where she was named “Best All-Around Athlete” as a senior in 2017.
Cross Country: One of the most improved runners on the team…opened season at UAH Charger Open with 5k cross country PB of 19:35.9 to place 17th…was even better two weeks later at the FSU Invitational, finishing in 19:23.6…lopped more than 90 seconds off her previous 6k cross country best when she ran 23:01.3 at the Blazer Classic.
Cross Country: Made her lone start at the Bobcat Invitational, finishing her first competitive 6k race in 24:39.4. Indoor: did not compete. Outdoor: Improved each time out in three 1500-meter race appearances…had a net improvement of 14 seconds from her debut at the FAMU Relays…ran 5:01.26 to close out year on a high note at the UNF Invitational.
A member of 2016 state qualifying cross country team and also the 2017 county championship track & field team…on school record-setting 4×800 relay and named most outstanding member of 2017 track team…also participated in varsity soccer, junior varsity volleyball and cheer, as well as club volleyball and color guard…member of National Honor Society and the AICE program…daughter of Carla Zupan…is majoring in family and child sciences…born February 2, 1999.