Marybeth Sardinia
Marybeth Sardinia
Height: 5-4
Year: Sr.-3L
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
High School: Independence

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2007: Had a season best time of 23:55 at the Peach Belt Conference Championships … Booked a season best 6k time of 29:53 at the Wingate Invitational meet.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Independence High School in Charlotte, N.C. for four years … Graduated in 2007 … Lettered in cross country (two years), basketball (two years) and track (four years) … Honored as female athlete of the year for Independence High School in 2007 … Named cross country all conference for two straight years … Recognized as most dedicated cross country runner in 2006 … Scholar athlete in 2006.

PERSONAL: Born in Charlotte, N.C. on August 1, 1989 … Daughter of Spencer and Nancy Sardinia … Has two brothers Marty and Patrick … Plans on majoring in Education … Hobbies included spending time with friends and playing sports … Career goal is to run a marathon … Goals for the upcoming season are to break 20 min, and to win all conference … Most admires her parents … Diana Taurasi is her favorite athlete … For her pre-meet ritual she likes to listen to her Ipod and drink a red bull … How to lose a guy in 10 days is her favorite movie … Favorite TV show is the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air … Favorite food is Italian … Her favorite sport to play other then cross country would be basketball.