Women's Track

Vanessa Valentine -


Melbourne, Fla.

High School:


Vanessa  Valentine


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VU posts best SEC score since 2005

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2013 Music City Challenge

December 8, 2013

Major: Engineering science major with a minor in engineering management

Valentine's TFRRS page: HERE

Valentine's XC Bio: HERE

2014-15 Indoor Season:
SEC Championships: Took 16th in the 5K with a time of 17:03.20. ... Tyson Invitational: Took fourth in the 3000 -- and posted the fourth-best mark on VU's all-time list -- with her personal-best time of 9:37.10. ... Meyo Invitational: Finished 12th in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 17:01.81, which shattered her previous best by 22 seconds and represented the eighth-best time on VU's all-time performer's list. ... Vanderbilt Invitational: Finished seventh in the 3000m with a time of 9:41.47 and was a member of the DMR team that took first place with a time of 11:37.13, representing the No. 8 mark on VU's all-time list.

2014 Outdoor Highlights: Posted the ninth-best time (36:42.92) on VU's all-time performance list in the 10k at Mt. SAC Relays. It ranked at the time as the No. 19 mark on the SEC Outdoor Performance list.

2014 Outdoor Quick Recap: Posted a time of 16:58 in the 5k at the Stanford Invitational. ... Took sixth place in the 3000 meter run with a time of 9:56.84 at the Black & Gold meet. ... Had a time of 36:42.92 in the 10k at the Mt. SAC Relays. ... Posted a time of 10:01 in the 3K at the Tennessee Challenge. ... Took 17th at the SEC Championships in the 10k with a time of 36:45.16.

2013 Indoor Quick Recap: Earned fifth place in the 3000 with a time of 9:56.40 at the Tyson Invitational. ... Took 16th with a time of 17:43.19 in the 5000-meter run at the Vanderbilt Invitational. ... Took 13th in the 3000-meter run with a time of 10:05.33 at the Auburn Indoor Invitational.

2013 Outdoor Recap: Finished 42nd in the 5K at the SEC Championships with a time of 17:45.76. ... Captured first place in the 1,500 with a time of 4:41.91 at the Bob Pollock Invitational. ... Finished fourth in the 5k with a personal record of 16:53.29 at the Vanderbilt Invitational. ... Took ninth place in the 1,500 with a personal-best time of 4:39.11 at the (Georgia Tech) Yellow Jacket Invitational. ... Posted a PR time of 9:57.53 in the 3,000-meter run to earn a fifth-place finish at the Black & Gold meet.

2012 Indoor Recap: Posted a time of 10:08.35 in the 3,000-meter run to finish 24th at the SEC Championships. ... Set an indoor personal record in the mile with a time of 5:02.21 at the Armory Collegiate. ... Took second in the 5000 open division with a time of 17:38.58. ... Finished seventh in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 9:57.29 at the Samford Invitational. ... Finished ninth in the 3,000 with a time of 10:07.90 at the Kentucky Invitational.

High School (Melbourne): Finished seventh at the Florida 3A State Cross Country Championships, one of the nation's most competitive fields.

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