|Hometown:||Basking Ridge, N.J.|
3x CACC Women's Cross Country Rookie of the Week
2x CACC All-Academic Team (2016, 2017)
2016-17 D2ADA Academic Achievement Award
2015 USTFCCCA Women's All-Academic Team
Dean's List Honors
2017: Finished 133rd at the NCAA East Regionals with a time of 27:38.0 (11/4)...Finished in the top-23 at the CACC Championships in each of her three appearances, as her 20th place finish at 2017 Championships was just one position behind her career-best finish of 19th as a freshman in 2015. She navigated the 5k course in a season-best time of 21:09.3 (10/22)...Narrowly missed out on a top-10 finish at the Jack Saint Clair Memorial Championship by one position in the field of 76 collegiate competitors as she crossed in 26:53.5 (10/7)...Crossed in 24:44 for the 22nd fastest 6k in program history at the Paul Short Invitational (9/29)...Earned a place on the 9/25 CACC Honor Roll...Recorded her best finish of the season by placing third in field of 65 at the Goldey-Beacom Fall Classic, navigating the 5k course in 21:49.0 for her fastest time of the year (9/22)...Finished in the top-fourth of the field of 80 at Philadelphia Metro Cross Country Championships, placing 16th with a nearly identical time as the weekend before - 21:53.3 (9/9)...Fourth place finish at season-opening Wilmington Univeristy Cross Country Invitational, as she finished 12 seconds shy of her personal record from 2015 in 21:53.40 (9/2)
2015: Ran her fastest time at the CACC Championship Meet... 21:09... 6:49.
Honors and Activities: USciences Eli Lilly Scholarship recipient… Founder and President of Ridge High School’s Conversation Club...Treasurer (2012-14) and President (2014-15) of the SHARE Club…Destination Imagination International Problem Solving competition…Girl Scout Gold Award winner…AP Scholar Award winner…Ridge Community Service Bronze Award pin…Ridge Community Service Group Award (12-13)…Heart for Africa Program (traveled to Swaziland and worked with orphans)…Participated in student exchange program (France and Spain)…
Prior to USciences: Three sport athlete at Ridge High School, competing all four years in cross country, indoor and outdoor track…Ran a PR in her final high school race in 2015 running a 2:23 split in the 4 x 800 meter relay race…Cross Country Team finished fourth at the N.J. Meet of Champions in 2014…Most improved upperclassman award and Most improved freshman award winner for cross country…Won back-to-back North II Group 4 Indoor Track & Field team championships in 2014 and 2015….Finished third in sectionals in the 1,600 meter race as both a junior and a senior…Also placed third in the county 1600 meter race as a junior...Ridge Runners Scholarship, Bryan T. Opremcak Memorial Scholarship, and People Care Center Scholarship are amongst scholarships earned.
Personal: Oldest of four children of Derek and Jennifer Asay…Chose USciences because she wanted to study pharmacy in a direct-admit program and manage to run at the same time.