Andrea Barletta
Andrea Barletta

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jackson, N.J.

High School:
Jackson Memorial


10/14/2011

Women's Cross Country Earns Third-Place Finish

Senior Brittany Copeland Sets Program 6K Record

2011: Participated in four of the team's meets and earned two top-50 finishes ... Clocked out at 21:22.5 to take 88th place at the 5K Covered Bridge Open ... Ran a season-best 5K at the Wolfpack Invitational, finishing in 20:15.6 to claim 41st ... Turned in a 16th-place performance at the ECU Pirate Invitational with a 20:37.18 5K mark ... Closed the campaign with the 6K Panorama Farms Invitational, completing the event with a 25:09.66 time to place 74th.

2010: Ran in five of the team's eight meets, setting a career best in the 5K ... Participated in a trio of 5K events to start the season, beginning with a 20:43.66 time and 88th-place finish at the Covered Bridge Open ... Clocked out at 21:06.0 at the Wolfpack Invitational to take 60th ... Came in 17th at the ECU Pirate Invitational, finishing in 20:44.61 ... In season's only 6K, came in 59th at the Panorama Farms Invitational with a time of 24:59.99 ... Finished the year with the Mount Olive Invitational, running a career-best 5K time of 19:58 to place 13th.

2009: Participated in all seven of the team's meets ... Ran a 38:48.5 in the 4,800-meter relay with Kirstin Anderson at the Campbell Invitational ... Checked in at 20:06.64 for a 26th-place finish in the 5K Seahawk Invitational ... Had highest placement of the season, 11th, at the ECU Pirate Invitational with a 20:51 time in the 5K ... Turned in a season-best 5K time of 20:05, good for 49th place, at the Great American Cross Country Festival ... Came in 171st at the Penn State Nationals with a 6K time of 24:52 ... Placed 72nd at the Conference USA Championship with a time of 21:19.3 in the 5K ... Wrapped up the season with a 24:38.24 in the 6K at the NCAA Southeast Regional, coming in 205th.

2008: Ran in three 5K meets and finished in the top 35 each time ... Came in 26th place at the Pack Invitational with a season-best time of 20:24 ... Also ran at the N.C. State Wolfpack Invitational (20:58/31st-place) and ECU Pirate Invitational (21:12/33rd-place).

High School: Earned varsity letters in cross country (three), indoor track (three) and outdoor track (two) ... Most valuable runner and captain of cross country and track teams as a senior ... Named most dedicated runner after junior campaign ... Star Ledger All-County third-team selection in track ... Was part of the 4x800-meter relay team that set the school record as a junior ... Recipient of the rookie-of-the-year award ... Also played lacrosse for two seasons.

Personal: Academic major is sport studies ... Full name is Andrea Rose Barletta ... Daughter of Gabriel and Diane Barletta ... Has two brothers, Mark and Geoffrey, her twin ... Graduated high school with Principal's High Honor.

Career-Best Times

Distance Time Race (Date)
5K 19:58 Mount Olive Invitational (Oct. 22, 2010)
6K 24:38.24 NCAA Southeast Regional (Nov. 14, 2009)