2008-09 Women's Cross Country
Marie Scarpantonio
Marie Scarpantonio

HOMETOWNNorth Fort Myers, Fla.

Senior: Earned A-Sun All-Academic honors...Finished 91st at the Mountain Dew Invitational...Finished with a time of 20:57.89 at the Floridarunners.com Invitational...Finished with a time of 22:06 at the Stetson Hatter Invitational...Finished 51st at the Atlantic Sun Conference Championships.

Junior: Marie Scarpantonio was a valuable option for the eagles during 2007 and received A-Sun All Academic honors due to her hard work in the classroom.

Sophomore: Posted a season best time 21:44 (5K) at the Walt Disney Cross Country Classic…Had a season best finish at the Florida Tech Invitational with a time of 22:58 (5K)…Ran 26:27 (6K) at the NCAA Division 2 Regional Championships.

Freshman: First Season with the Eagles…Competed in all seven events as a freshman…Had season best finishes of 21:56 at the Walt Disney Classic and the Florida Tech Invitational…Finished in the Top 100 at the NCAA Regionals (6K) with a time of 27:24.

High School: 2005 graduate of Cypress Lake H.S…Lettered in cross country, softball, and track…Helped lead team to Lee County Athletic Conference title in senior season…Named to LCAC All-Conference Team...Named as an Academic All-American.

Personal: Native of North Fort Myers, Florida…Majoring in Criminal Justice…Nicknamed Scrappy…Dean's List in High School…Favorite sport moment was running a half-marathon and seeing the finish line…Most thankful for family and friends…Brother Robert runs cross country for North Fort Myers HS...Chose FGCU because it is close to home and a developing school.