Angel Bucci
Angel  Bucci

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Upper Darby, Pa.

High School:
Upper Darby

Last College:
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Height:
5-6

11/08/2017

Cross Country Competes Against Region's Best Friday

XC at NCAA West Regional Friday

10/25/2017

Cross Country Races at MW Championships Friday

XC at MW Championships Friday

10/12/2017

Cross Country Closes Regular Season in Riverside Saturday

XC closes regular season Saturday

07/17/2017

Sixty-Nine Aztecs Garner MW All-Academic Status

69 named Academic All-MW

02/21/2017

Mountain West Names 30 Aztecs to Fall All-Academic Team

30 Aztecs named MW fall all-academic

* Two-time America East Honor Roll honoree (2013, 2014)

Collegiate Bests
5,000 Meters (Cross Country):
 17:42.73 (Oct. 15, 2016 at Highlander Invitational – Riverside, Calif.)
6,000 Meters (Cross Country): 21:44.1 (Sept. 17, 2016 at UC Riverside Invitational – Riverside, Calif.)

NCAA West Regional
2016:
195th (23:13.0 – 6K)

Mountain West Cross Country Championships
2016:
78th (23:44.0 – 6K)

2016-17
Cross Country:
Competed in all seven of the Aztecs’ races during the season … Earned PRs in both the 5K and 6K during the season … 5K PR of 17:42.73 came at the Highlander Invitational … Was the Aztecs’ second finisher in that race for a seventh place overall finish … 21:44.1 time at the UC Riverside Invitational was a 6K PR.

Before SDSU (at University of Maryland Baltimore County, 2012-15)
Competed in three seasons of cross country at the University of Maryland Baltimore County … In 2015, crossed the finish line at the Mount St. Mary's 5k Duals with a time of 18:46.8 ... Also scored at the Wolfie Invitational, finishing with a time of 20:28 … Redshirted the 2014 season and was named to the America East Honor Roll … In 2013, scored twice while competing in five meets for UMBC as a sophomore… Clocked a season-best 6k time of 23:01 while earning a scoring spot for the Retrievers at the Princeton Invitational and placing 65th overall… Also scored the week prior at the Paul Short Invitational at Lehigh… Recorded her top career 5k time of 19:57.3 at the season-opening America East Pre-Conference Meet at Binghamton… Named to the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll … Competed in the Retrievers' first two races of the 2012 season, scoring in the season-opening Spider Alumni Open... Finished 17th overall at the two-mile course at Pole Green Park with a time of 11:17.10... Ran two weeks later at the Salty Dog Invitational at Navy and completed the 6K course with a time of 24:49.00.

Background
Ran three years on the varsity squad at Upper Darby, earning the team MVP award as a senior in 2011... Also ran indoor and outdoor track for the Royals, captaining the team during 2011 and 2012... Owns the school record in the 3200m with a time of 11:17 at the PIAA District 1 Championships... Named the team's indoor track MVP as a senior in 2012... Owns a total of six school records; three relays and three individual events.

Personal 
Daughter of Hugo and Joanne Bucci... Has one sister, Krystin, and one brother, Hugo... Graduated in May 2016 from UMBC with a degree in cultural anthropology and a minor in creative writing, and is currently working toward a master's degree in cultural anthropology ... Born July 8, 1994.

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