Junior claims ACC XC Scholar-Athlete award; six 'Noles named All-ACC Academic
Two-day meet Oct. 10-11 will serve as regional preview
Seminole cross country women continue their reign in the ACC
Junior leads Seminole women's cross country to eighth place showing
Seminole XC women, Blahnik geared up for NCAA Championships
One of only two returning NCAA Division I women - and the only junior - who earned USTFCCCA All-American honors in cross country, indoor and outdoor track during the 2012-13 school year...one of only two runners returning from last season's top seven, which spent the majority of the season ranked No. 1 in the USTFCCCA national polls...Quigley was selected as a co-captain of the cross country team.
2012: Earned USTFCCCA All-American honors after placing 12th at the NCAA Championship meet (19:53.2, 6k), where she was FSU's No. 2 finisher in the lineup for the fourth-place Seminoles...was NCAA South Regional at Apalachee Regional Park (20:11.9) to earn All-Region honors...earned All-ACC distinction with her fourth-place finish at the ACC Championship (20:17.6)... was sixth at Louisville Invitational/Pre-NCAA meet (20:06.4)...won the prestigious Notre Dame Invitational 5k in 16:28.2, a personal-best for that distance in cross country. 2011: A fixture in the lineup as the No. 4 or No. 5 runner as the Seminoles earned program's first No. 1 national ranking and held that spot for five polls...helped FSU to a fourth-place finish at NCAA Championship, placing 79th...earned All-South Region honors after placing 13th...claimed ACC Rookie of the Year and All-ACC honors after sixth-place finish at ACC Championship meet... placed 13th at Pre-Nationals and opened the year with an 18th-place showing at Notre Dame Invitational.
Track & Field
2013: Outdoor - Emerged as one of the top steeplechase runners in the United States during her sophomore outdoor season...NCAA Championship runner-up in school record-smashing time of 9:38.23, which broke FSU mark held by 2012 Olympian Barbara Parker...NCAA time met Olympic `A' standard and ranks eighth-fastest among collegians all-time...was No. 1 qualifier in the steeplechase from the NCAA East Preliminary in 9:49.44...also had NCAA East qualifying marks in 1500 and 5000 but chose to focus solely on steeplechase...tuned up for NCAA postseason with a personal-best 4:15.05 at Virginia Challenge...captured her first ACC Outdoor Championship individual title in steeplechase and came back a day later to place second to teammate Amanda Winslow in 5000m with a PB (15:58.90)...helped the Seminoles to a second-place team finish by a narrow five-point margin. Indoor - capped outstanding campaign by anchoring FSU's NCAA Indoor Championship DMR to a fourth-place finish with the fastest 1600m split of the night (4:32.28), moving up five spots to secure the team's All-American honors...helped the Seminoles to an ACC Indoor Championship runner-up finish with another amazing anchor effort in the DMR as FSU set the meet record, winning in a school-record 10:57.41...contributed a runner-up finish to Winslow in the 3000m final in a PB (9:13.39)...placed third in the mile at the Razorback Invitational in a PB of 4:37.55. 2012: Outdoor - put an exclamation point on her freshman season with a fifth-place finish at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the steeplechase in 10:05.61...uncorked a new PB in the 3000m steeplechase at the ACC Outdoor Championships, finishing second in 10:02.53...made her collegiate debut in the steeplechase at the Stanford Invitational and came away with a runner-up finish in 10:13.73. Indoor - finished fourth at the ACC Indoor Championships in the mile with a season-best time of 4:45.40...participated in four indoor meets, including the Razorback Invitational, where she posted a 3000m PR (9:18.68)...won the mile at the Auburn Invitational in her indoor debut (4:47.16)
Graduate of St. Louis Nerinx Hall, where she earned Missouri Gatorade Runner of the Year honors as a senior in cross country and track...qualified for Foot Locker National Championship in cross country and earned All-American honors with a 20th-place finish...was third as a senior at the Missouri State Cross Country Championships...a three-year All-State honoree on the track, she capped her career in style, winning state titles with personal bests in the 1600 (4:52.17) and 3200 (10:27.62)...also swept both titles at the prestigious Kansas Relays...qualified for New Balance Outdoor Nationals in both events as well...was state runner-up as a junior in the 1600 and 3200...outstanding student in high school, she is a National Merit Commended Scholar...at FSU has earned All-ACC Academic honors six times and USTFCCCA All-Academic honors four times...selected Capital One Academic All-Region for 2012-13 academic year...has extensive experience as a model...born Nov. 20, 1992.