Grace Thek
    Grace Thek

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Melbourne, Australia

    Event:
    Distance


    11/23/2013

    Women's Cross Country Captures NCAA National Championship

    Sisson, Nagel and Collins earned All-America honors.

    11/17/2012

    Women's Cross Country: National Runners-Up!

    The Friars turned in a second-place showing in Louisville, Ky.

    11/14/2012

    Cross Country Set to Compete at NCAA National Championships

    The women's team will compete on Saturday, Nov. 17 in Louisville, Ky.

    11/09/2012

    Women's Cross Country Wins NCAA Regional Championship

    Men's team places fifth.

    10/25/2012

    Cross Country Ready To Storm Van Cortlandt Park

    Men's and women's teams head to Bronx, N.Y. on Friday, Oct. 26 for the BIG EAST Championships.

    2012-13 (JUNIOR): Cross Country ... Finished 167th at the NCAA DI National Championship in Louisville, Ky. on Nov. 17 with a time of 21:14.8 ... Finished 26th at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championship in Madison, Conn. on Nov. 9 with a time of 20:42.9 ... Finished 99th at the University of Wisconsin Adidas Invitational on Oct. 12 with a time of 20:50 ... Placed 52nd at the Paul Short Invitational hosted by Lehigh University on Sept. 28 with a time of 21:24 ... Indoor Track... Did not compete... Outdoor Track ... Did not compete.

    2011-12 (SOPHOMORE): Cross Country ... Placed 32nd (21:13.50) at the BIG EAST Championships on 10/29 ... Finished 113th at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational (21:24) on 10/14 ... Finished 71st at the Paul Short Invitational in a time of 21:49 on 9/30 ... Placed fifth (18:16.28) at the Bryant University Nassaney Invitational on 9/10 in a time of 18:16.28 ... Finished seven that the UNH Dual Meet (18:29) on 9/3 ... Indoor Track ... Placed 12th in the mile at the BIG EAST Championships on Feb 18-19 in a time of 4:57.38 ... Finished 22nd in the 3,000 meters (9:57.78) at the BU Terrier Invitational on Jan 27-28 ... Placed fifth in the one mile event at the URI GoRhody Invitational on 1/21 in a time of 5:03.04 ... Outdoor Track ... Ran a time of 4:36.69 in the 1,500 meters prelims at the BIG EAST Championships on 5/4-6... Placed 17th at the ECAC Championships in the 5,000 meters (16:59.76) on 5/11-13... Finished 76th in the 5,000 meters, recording a time of 16:54.27, at the Mt. Sac Relays on 4/20 ... Placed third in the 3,000 meters (9:56.84) at the Brown Invitational on 4/14 ... Finished third in the 3,000 meters (10:00.03) at the Stony Brook University Invitational on 4/4.

    2010-11 (FRESHMAN): Cross Country ... Did not compete ... Indoor Track ... Did not compete... Outdoor Track ... Placed 13th (9:57.04) in the 3,000 meters at the ECAC and IC4A Championships on 5/15 ... Finished 16th (17:27.35) in the 5,000 meters at the BIG EAST Championships on 5/8 ... Placed 16th (9:51.37) in the 3,000 meters at the Penn Relays on 4/30 ... Finished 34th (17:26.88) in the 5,000 meters at the Mt. Sac Relays on 4/16 ... Placed second (10:03.20) in the 3,000 meters at the George Davis Invitational on 4/9 ... Finished third (9:53.41) in the 3,000 meters at the Bryant Tri Meet on 3/29.

    Prior to Providence ... Attended Methodist Ladies' College (2004-2009) ... National Under-20 Australian Cross Country Champion in 2009 ... National Under-20 Australian 5,000 meters Champion in 2009 ... Second in the Under-20 3,000 meters at the Zatopek Invitational in 2009 ... Victorian State Under-20 Cross Country Champion in 2009 ... Won all races; representing Australia at the IAAF World Junior Cross Country Championships in Poland (2010) and the ISF World Schools Cross Country Championships in Czech Republic (2008).

    Personal Records:
    1,500 meters ......................... 4:34.70
    Mile....................................... 4:57.38
    3,000 meters ......................... 9:43.47
    5,000 meters ......................... 16:54.27