Cross Country/Track

Lia Gizzarelli  
Lia  Gizzarelli


Newburgh, N.Y.

High School:
Newburgh Free Academy




BEFORE SIENA: Earned four letters in cross country and five in outdoor and indoor track at Newburgh Free Academy...Cross Country: Varsity 845 all star (2nd team)...Orange County All-Star (2nd team)...Runner of the Year (2007 and 2008)...Senior Goldback Award in cross country...Stanton Hemingway Memorial Award.

PERSONAL: Born February 28, 1991...Daughter of Lou and Lori Beth Gizzarelli.

BEST TIME IN HIGH SCHOOL: 400-64.5, 800-2:24, 1500-5:00.7, 3000-10:47, 3 miles: 19:02

Getting to know Lia Gizzarelli
Favorite sports team: New York Giants
Favorite book: Harry Potter

Favorite TV show: Grey's Anatomy, Pretty Little Liars, and Gossip Girl are all tied for my favorite shows.

Favorite TV show growing up: Rugrats

Favorite food: My mom's spaghetti and sauce

If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: Italy

Another sport I like to follow at Siena is: Field Hockey

Obscure/random fact about you:

Any superstitions? I have to listen to the same music on the way to meets

The funniest person on the team is: Brendan

My proudest sports moment is: making it to states for cross country in my senior year of high school

My favorite class at Siena is: Anything that Dr. Hayden, teaches he is a great professor!

My favorite thing about Siena is: All of the great friends I have including my team, they are the best

I chose Siena because: I liked the location and that it was small

In my spare time, I like to: hang out with my friends, go shopping, watch the Giants

Career Plans: Physician's Assistant

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