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Celia Venezia
Position: Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: Labadie, Mo.
High School: Washington
Experience: 2 Letters
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Venezia Photos

2013 Outdoor Placed eighth in the 1500 at the Nebraska Invitational...tenth in the 800 at the Grand View Classic...sixth in the 1500 at the Ashford Spring Classic...2013 Indoor — Finished seventh in the 800 at the Iowa Invitational...2012 Cross Country Did not compete due to injury.

2012 Outdoor — Had collegiate best times in the 800 and 1500 at the State Farm MVC Outdoor Championship...ran on 4x1600 relay placing 12th at the Drake Relays...2012 Indoor — Member of sixth place distance medley relay at the State Farm MVC Indoor Championship and also ran a season best in the mile......2011 Cross Country — Ran seventh on team at Bradley Classic...finished 29th at Walt Disney Classic...ran 24:40 for 6,000 meters at Roy Griak Invitational...placed 62nd at Oz Memorial...18th at Bulldog Classic.

2011 Outdoor — Ran to sixth in the 3000 steeplechase at the Kip Janvrin Invite in personal best time...place eighth in the steeplechase at the Musco Invite...fifth in steeplechase at Tom Botts Invitational...2011 Indoor — Finished 18th in mile at MVC Indoor Championship...sixth in 800 in personal best at Iowa Invitational...second in 1000 (3:16.19) at Jayhawk Invitational...2010 Cross Country — Finished 68th at the MVC Championship...61st at Oz Memorial...letterwinner.

Prep — Seventh in 800 at 2010 Missouri Class 4A state track meet for Washington High School...member of 2009 state track meet fifth place 4x800 team which set school record...2009 and 2010 conference champion in 800...conference champion in cross country as junior...placed eighth at state meet in 800 as freshman.

Personal — Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology major...recipient of Drake National Alumni and Presidential Scholarships...named to Presidents list Fall 2010, and Spring of 2011 and 2012...honored with 2010-11, 2011-12 and 2012-13 MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award...Drake Peer Mentor/Academic Consultant...daughter of John and Lisa Venezia.

Personal Bests
800 - 2:20.90
1000 - 3:16.19i
1500 - 4:46.21
Mile - 5:22.22i
Steeplechase - 12:24.54