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Lydia                              Martinelli
Lydia
Martinelli
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Morgantown, W.Va.
Height: 4-11
Sport: Women's Cross Country
Position:
Sport: Women's Track
Position: Distance

Biography

At West Virginia in 2013-14 in Track
  • Placed second in the 3,000 meters at the WVU Gold-Blue on Feb. 21 with a personal-best time of 11:00.87
  • Finished 10th in the 1,500 meters at the Cal U Early Bird on March 22 in a career-best 5:09.71
  • Recorded a personal-best mark of 19:25.69 in the 5,000 meters at the Cherry Blossom Invite, placing 15th overall
At West Virginia in 2013 in Cross Country 
  • Second Mountaineer to cross the finish line at the PSU Spiked Shoe Invitational on Sept 13.
  • Recorded a 25th-place finish at the Spiked Shoe with a time 23:31
At West Virginia in 2012-2013 in Track
  • Did not compete during the indoor/outdoor seasons
At West Virginia in 2012 in Cross Country 
  • Did not compete
At West Virginia in 2011-2012 in Track
  • Did not compete during the indoor/outdoor seasons
At West Virginia in 2011 in Cross Country 
  • Did not compete
At West Virginia in 2010-2011 in Track
  • Redshirt season
At West Virginia in 2010 Cross Country 
  • Redshirted
  • Ran unattached at the WVU Invitational, finishing eighth overall in 16:19
Prep
  • An all-state runner for three consecutive years at University High
  • Ran for coach Dan Demchalz
Personal
  • Daughter of David and Paula Martinelli
  • Birthday is June 11
  • Has one brother and two sisters
  • Sister, Sarah, also competed on the WVU track and field team
  • Majoring in secondary education
  • Big East Academic All-Star
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

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