Julianna Lauricella
Julianna Lauricella
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: LeRoy, N.Y.
High School: LeRoy Central
Event(s): Multi

2016 Track & Field: Ran a personal best 2:21.66 for 800m at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational (2/12) ... Finished eleventh in the 800m with a time of 2:23.53 at the SUNYAC Indoor Championships (2/26) ... Ran a personal best 1:06.15 in the preliminary round of the 400mH at the SUNYAC Outdoor Championships before finishing eighth in the finals (5/6-5/7). 

Prior to Geneseo: Transferred from Brockport ... ran at LeRoy Central High School for head coach Jay Laitenberger ... Section V Class CC Champion in the 800m in 2013 and the pentathlon in 2014 ... Section V Class D Champion:2011  indoor team title, 2013 4x400m, 2014 4x800m, 4x400m and 600m ... Section V Class C Cross Country Team Champions ... team MVP in 2012, 2013 for indoor and cross country and in 2014 for indoor ... Dean's List at Brockport.

Personal: Julianna Grace Lauricella was born in Batavia, N.Y. and raised in LeRoy, N.Y. ... parents are James and Mary Lauricella ... has four siblings, James, Danielle, Christine and Jonathon ... sister Christine attended Geneseo and graduated in 2012 ... majoring in accounting with a minor in finance ... also enjoys painting, cooking and camping ... favorite athletic-related moment was winning the first ever women's title in LeRoy Central High School history with indoor track ...  best advice she's received is, "Never look back, focus on everything that is in front of you" ... lists her father as having the most influence over her running career .. started running in ninth grade ... favorite professional sports team is the Buffalo Bills