Sophia Mercadante
Sophia Mercadante

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lunenburg, Mass.

High School:
Lunenburg

Height:
5-4

Event:
Sprints


02/17/2012

Women's Track & Field Leads after Day One of AE Championships

Rosa Moriello claimed a victory in the 5,000m run

02/03/2012

Walton Wins Two Events as Terriers Finish Second at Battle of Beantown

BU athletes claimed seven events in total

01/30/2012

Seventy-six Terriers Named to Fall 2011 America East Academic Honor Roll

Twenty-five receive additional recognition on the Commissioner's Honor Roll

AS A SENIOR IN 2012-13

During the outdoor season, competed in the 800m run at the Skyhawk Invitational (2:28.87) and the New Balance Boston Twilight (2:34.92) ... During the indoor season, competed in the 800m dash at the BU Make Up Meet (2:28.92) ... Was also part of 4x800m relay team at the New England Championships (9:32.97).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2011-12

During the outdoor season, competed in the 800m dash at the Skyhawk Invitational ... During the indoor season, she competed in the 800m dash (2:25.48) and as part of the 4,000m distance medley team at the America East Championships ... Competed in the 800m dash at the Valentine Invitational (2:26.74) and the Terrier Invitational (2:27.10) ... Had a time of 1:23.12 in the 500m dash at the BU Multi-Team Meet.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010-11

During the indoor season, finished in 3rd place at the BU Multi- Team Meet in the 500m dash with a time of 1:19.47 ... At the Battle of Beantown, placed seventh in the 500m (1:20.99) and fourth in the 4x440yd relay (4:03.05) ... Took 9th at the America East Championships with a time of 1:18.59 in the 500m dash ... In the outdoor season, at the George Davis Invitational, placed second in 4x100m relay with a time of 49.44 ... Finished in 8th place in the 200m (27.59) and 9th in the 400m (1:02.17) at the Brown Invitational.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009-10

During the indoor season, competed in the 400-meter dash at the Jay Carisella Open (10th/1:01.85), Battle of Beantown (ninth/1:00.49) and Valentine Invitational (46th/1:00.43) ... In the outdoor season, competed in the 400m dash (1:02.40) and 200m dash (26.87) at the Seminole Invitational ... Competed in the 200-meter dash at the UConn Select Invitational (14th/27.30) and Stonehill Invitational (14th/27.47) ... Also participated in the 400-meter dash at the America East Championships (21st/1:00.56).

BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY

As a senior, received Boston Globe Scholar-Athlete award ... Three-time league all-star in both indoor and outdoor track (2007-09) ... Named a district all-star in both indoor and outdoor track in 2008 and 2009 ... Also played soccer and was named a central Massachusetts all-star in 2008 and 2009.

PERSONAL

Daughter of Nicholas Mercadante and Jayne Glow ... Has three sisters, Talia, Olivia and Melissa ... Enrolled in the University's School of Management, majoring in business ... Born Aug. 10, 1991.

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