Stacey Gonzalez
Stacey Gonzalez

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Raleigh, N.C.

High School:
Sanderson

Position:
Distance


02/24/2013

Padgett, Morrow Win Weight Throw on Day One of C-USA Championships

Kayla Padgett wins weight throw with school record mark of 20.03 meters

2012-13 Track & Field: Competed in the Indoor 3,000-meter run at the C-USA Indoor Championships and recorded a time of 10:17.43 for a top 20 finish...Was part of a distance medley relay squad that placed sixth at the C-USA Indoor Championships with a time of 11:58.64.

2012-13 Cross Country: Ran in six races on the season including both a first and second place showing...Earned the 5K race win at the Seahawk Invitational (18:17.69)...Had her best-time of the season in finishing 12th in the 5K at the Adidas XC Invitational (17:42.00)...Finished as the runner-up at the Pirate Invitational (17:49.98)...Placed 48th in the 5K at the Conference USA Championship (18:57.5)...In the 6K gold race at the Charlotte Cross Country Invitational, ran a 23:04.58 to take home 57th...Fashioned a season-best 6K time of 22:11.51, and improvement of over 53 seconds, at the NCAA Southeast Regional in earning 79th.

2011-12 Track & Field: Competed in the Indoor 3,000-meter run and 5,000-meter run...Placed 17th at the C-USA Indoor Championships in the 3,000-meter with a time of 10:15.27...Earned her best time of 17:32.55 in the 5,000-meter run at the C-USA Indoor Championships for an 11th-place finish...Did not compete in any outdoor events.

2011 Cross Country: Redshirted.

2010-11 Track & Field: Participated in five meets, turning in career-best times in the 5K and 6K...Opened the year with the Wolfpack Invitational, coming in 51st with a 5K time of 20:50.8...Helped the women repeat at ECU Pirate Invitational champions by placing 12th and finishing the 5K in 19:54.11...Ran the 6K at the Panorama Farms Invitational in 23:36.26, good for 33rd...Set a personal best in the 5K at the Conference USA Championship, clocking in at 19:01 to take 62nd overall...Ended the campaign with a career-best 23:07.4 at the 6K NCAA Southeast Regional, making a 11-spot jump from last year by finishing 155th.

2010-11 Cross Country: Participated in five meets, turning in career-best times in the 5K and 6K...Opened the year with the Wolfpack Invitational, coming in 51st with a 5K time of 20:50.8...Helped the women repeat as ECU Pirate Invitational champions by placing 12th and finishing the 5K in 19:54.11...Ran the 6K at the Panorama Farms Invitational in 23:36.26, good for 33rd...Set a personal best in the 5K at the Conference USA Championship, clocking in at 19:01 to take 62nd overall...Ended the campaign with a career-best 23:07.4 at the 6K NCAA Southeast Regional, making a 11-spot jump from last year by finishing 155th.

2009-10 Track & Field: Experienced action in all seven of the squad's cross country races...Teamed up with Lisa DeLorenzo to finish ninth with a time of 38:18.6 in the 4,800-meter relay at the Campbell Invitational...Placed 15th at the Seahawk Invitational with a 5K time of 19:13.27...Helped the women claim the ECU Pirate Invitational title with a fifth-place showing and time of 19:29 in the 5K...Took 26th place out of 119 runners with a season-best 5K time of 19:10 at the Great American Cross Country Festival...In first career 6K, ran a 23:27, good for 123rd at the Penn State Nationals...Finished 42nd at the Conference USA Championship, clocking in at 20:01.2 in the 5K...Finished the year placing 166th with a time of 23:36.52 in the 6K NCAA Southeast Regional.

2009-10 Cross Country: Ran in all seven of the squad's races...Teamed up with Lisa DeLorenzo to finish ninth with a time of 38:18.6 in the 4,800-meter relay at the Campbell Invitational...Placed 15th at the Seahawk Invitational with a 5K time of 19:13.27...Helped the women claim the ECU Pirate Invitational title with a fifth-place showing and time of 19:29 in the 5K...Took 26th place out of 119 runners with a season-best 5K time of 19:10 at the Great American Cross Country Festival...In first career 6K, ran a 23:27, good for 123rd at the Penn State Nationals...Finished 42nd at the C-USA Championship, clocking in at 20:01.2 in the 5K...Finished the year placing 166th with a time of 23:36.52 in the 6K NCAA Southeast Regional.

High School: Came in fourth place at the Cap 7 cross country meet as a senior with a time of 20:21.98...Finished as the runner-up at the indoor track state meet in the 3,200 meters as a senior...Named most valuable player for girls track...Earned most improved runner...2009 Nike Indoor Nationals 5,000-meters participant.

Personal: Born Stacey Gonzalez...Daughter of Daniel and Leticia Gonzalez...Majoring in biology...Involved with community service projects...Was a member of the high school marching band...Brother, Marvin, plays high school soccer...Earned selection on C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.0 GPA) in cross country in 2011.