Xavier cross country returns to action on Sept. 19 at the National Catholic Invitational
Invite will be held at Kingswood Park in Mason, Ohio
Women's Team Places 10th Reaching Season Goal.
Clare Fischer and Abby Fischer Lead the Way Against Elite Competition.
Clare and Abby Fischer Finish In Top 20.
2013-14 BIG EAST All-Academic Team
2013-14: Ran six events during her sophomore season ... Placed fifth in the Queen City Invitational, helping the team to a first place finish with a time of 17:48.87 ... Placed 20th at the National Catholic Invitational with at time of 18:15.10 ... Had a time of 22:19.00 to finish 35th at the BIG EAST Championship ... Helped team to 10th place finish at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional with a time of 22:00.00.
2012-13: Competed in four events during her rookie season as a Musketeer ... Finished 11th at the Queen City Invitational with a time of 19:30.03 in her first collegiate action of her career ... Finished with a season-best time of 18:32.2 at the National Catholic Championship where she finished 31st out of 266 runners ... Other finishes include 116th at the Atlantic 10 Championships (22:49.1) and 261st at the NCAA Pre-Nationals with a time of 24:18.4
High School: Was a four-year varsity cross country and track & field athlete for head coach Dan Bird at Saint Ursula Academy ... Was named to the All-Star First Team four times in cross country ... Earned the Saint Ursula Cross Country Coach's Award in 2009 and 2010 ... Also given the Wilbur D. Scott Excellence in Running Award in 2010 and the OHSAA Archie Griffin Sportsmanship Award in 2012
Personal: Daughter of Frank and Kimberly Mazzei ... Born May 18, 1994 in Cincinnati ... Has one older brother, Michael ... Majoring in business management ... former high school teammate of current Musketeer Rachel Clark