Player Profiles

Paige                              Szabat
Class: So.
Hometown: Wadsworth, Ohio
Height: 5-3
Sport: Women's Cross Country
Sport: Women's Track
Position: Distance


At West Virginia in 2014 in Cross Country 
  • Competed at three meets in 2014
  • Placed 49th overall at the Big 12 Championship, finishing ninth among WVU competitors (21:56.9)
  • Crossed the line seventh among WVU runners at the Greater Louisville Classic, placing 100th overall (18:20.58)
  • Competed in the B division race at the Wisconsin Adidas Invite, finishing second among West Virginia runners and 43rd overall (22:09)
At West Virginia in 2013-2014 in Track 
  • Placed 31st at the 2014 Big 12 Indoor Championships in the 3,000 meters in a personal-best 10:08.18
  • Finished 20th at the 2014 Big 12 Outdoor Championships in the 5,000 meters in 18:20.58
  • Posted a personal-best time of 17:06.30 in the 5,000 meters at the Virginia Challenge on May 9, placing 15th overall
  • Raced to a personal-best 4:41.52 in the 1,500 meters at the Raleigh Relays on March 28
At West Virginia in 2013 in Cross Country
  • Academic All-Big 12 First Team
  • Only Mountaineer runner to compete in all meets in 2013
  • Throughout the season made improvements of 2:07 to her 6k time
  • First Mountaineer to cross the line in season opener at Lehigh Invitational, finishing in 10th place with a time of 23:41
  • First WVU runner to finish race at PSU Spiked Shoe Invitational on Sept 13, completing the course in 22:44
  • Recorded a 166th place finish (22:23) at the Paul Short Run on Oct. 5 in Bethlehem, Pa.
  • Finished in 14th place overall at the PSU National on Oct. 18, with a time of 22:19
  • Fifth Mountaineer and 27th runner overall to cross the line at the Big 12 Championships on Nov. 2, with a time of 21:35.5
  • Posted a 61st-place finish at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional, completing the course with a personal-best time of 21:34
  • Competed at NCAA Cross Country Championships, coming in 202nd place with a time of 22:05.5
At West Virginia in 2012-2013 in Track 
  • Redshirted
At West Virginia in 2012 in Cross Country 
  • Competed at the WVU Alumni Open where she came in eighth with a 4k time of 15:51
  • Ran for coach Michelle Farr and was captain at Wadsworth High
  • Ran to a top 15 finish in the 3,200-meter run her final three years at the OHSAA State Track and Field Championships
  • Won the 3,200-meter run at the Akron Suburban League Track and Field Championships from 2010-12
  • Received All-Ohio honors at the OHSAA State Cross Country Championships in 2008, 2009 and 2011
  • All-Suburban League in Cross Country and Track
  • Placed 65th at the 2009 Footlocker Midwest Regional Cross Country Championships with a time of 19:39
  • Daughter of Raymond and Carol Szabat
  • Birthday is Dec. 10
  • Dad played soccer at Akron from 1980-83
  • Enrolled in pre-biochemistry
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

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