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Paige Skorseth
Paige Skorseth

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
River Falls, Wis.

High School:
River Falls

Position:
Distance

07/31/2014

BIG EAST Announces 2013-14 All-Academic Team

Over 2,000 student-athletes across 22 sports honored for academic success

High School: Four-year letterwinner in cross country and track & field at River Fall High School ... also lettered three years in gymnastics ... second team All-State selection (2009) and Honorable Mention All-State pick (2010, 2011) in cross country ... three-time first team All-State gymnast (2010, 2011, 2012) ... 2009 conference champion in cross country; finished in third place and second place in 2010 and 2011, respectively ... was the 2010 sectional champion ... finished second in the 2013 3200-meter sectional race and 13th overall at the Wisconsin State Track Meet in the same competition ... personal records include a time of 14:50 in the 4000m, 18:42 in the 5000m, 5:14 in the 1600m and 11:07 in the 3200m ... was the WIAA Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2013 ... was an Academic All-State pick all four years of high school ... Wendy's High School Heisman Finalist in 2013 ... cross country team captain (2011, 2012) and track & field captain (2012, 2013) ... holds River Falls High School records in both the 1600m and 3200m indoor and outdoor races.

Personal: Born Aug. 7, 1995 ... daughter of Peter and Lisa Skorseth ... Health Sciences/Podiatry major with a Spanish minor.