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Toni Salvatore
Toni Salvatore

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Shoreview, Minn.

High School:
Roseville Area

10/29/2011

Graham Leads DePaul at BIG EAST Championships

Senior Matthew Graham placed fourth in the BIG EAST Conference Cross Country Championship race.

Career Notes: Named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012.

2011-12 (Senior)
Cross Country: Competed in three races...was the Blue Demons' top runner in two of them, including the Pre-National Invitational in Terre Haute, Ind...ran a season-best 5K time of 18:11.83 at the Greater Louisville Classic.

2010-11 (Junior)
Cross Country: Earned points in all six races including four top 10 finishes...took first place in a Vincentian Cup Invitational with a time of 14:36...took third in the BIG EAST Preview with a 5K time of 19:11...lowered her personal-best 5K time to 17:59 at the National Catholic Championships at Notre Dame, finishing in sixth...her 8th-place time of 21:37 at the Bradley Classic led the Blue Demon women to a second place finish.

Indoor: Picked up two first place finishes on the season while placing in the top 10 in each of her indoor events...ranked first in the 1000m run at the Badger Track Classic with a time of 2:59.87...also took first in the one mile run at the Purdue Invitational with a 5:05.42 time...at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships, collected a fourth place time of 2:17.04 in the 800m...took seventh at the ISU Classic in the 800m with a 2:15.76 showing...finished with a fourth place time at the Notre Dame Invitational with a 4:55.64 mile run and placed seventh at the Meyo Invitational with a 4:59.66 time...finished in sixth at the BIG EAST Championships with a 4:58.54 mile run...finished in fifth at the Badger Track Classic with a 1000m time of 3:00.92.

Outdoor : Competed in two relay races...was part of a ninth place finish in the 4x1500m at the Raleigh Relays with a time of 20:03.65...led the 4x400m relay to a seventh place time of 4:09.78 at the Mike Poehlein Invitational.

2009-10 (Sophomore)
Cross Country: Paced the Blue Demons at the DePaul Opener with a 4K time of 15:08... set a new personal record at the Notre Dame Invitational with 5K time of 18:29... ran in all seven races while scoring team points in six... ran a personal-best 6K at the BIG EAST Championship with a time of 23:30.

Indoor: Placed 14th in the 800m at the BIG EAST Championship in a time of 2:13.99... clocked a personal-record 800m time of 2:13.76 at the Alex Wilson Invitational... won the 800m at the Chicago Duals... lowered her personal record in the 1,000m to 2:57.80 at the Meyo Invitational to meet the BIG EAST standard... recorded a 400m time of 1:04.59 at the Purdue Invitational... ran a 600m time of 1:43.03 at the EIU Early Bird Classic... member of the 4x400m relay team that posted a time of 3:54.80 at the ISU Classic.

Outdoor: Placed 19th in the 800m at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 2:13.81... matched that same time at the Chicago Penultimate to win the 800m race... placed fifth in the 1,500m at the Dave Rankin Invitational with a career-best time of 4:39.45... won the 800m at the Marquette Twilight... led the 4x400m relay team to a time of 3:56.42 at the Raleigh Relays... also ran in the spring medley at the same meet.

2008-09 (Freshman)
Cross Country: Placed 23rd overall at the Ted Hedstrand Invitational with a 5K time of 21:20... recorded a season-best 5K time of 20:22 at the Sean Earl Lakefront Invitational... put up a 6K time of 26:16 at the AU Spartan Classic.

Indoor: Ran the 500m at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener in a time of 1:25.01... season-best 800m clocked at the Meyo Invitational with a time of 2:18.24... recorded a 600m time of 1:42.03 at the Bob Eubanks Open... ran the second leg of the 4x800m relay at the BIG EAST Championships to help log a team-best time of 9:28.47... also ran in the distance medley at the conference championships.

Outdoor: Placed sixth in the 800m at the Bobby Lane Arlington Invitational with a time of 2:19.38.

High School: Recorded a personal-best 4k time of 14:53... cross country team was state runner-up in 2004 and 2005...lettered in cross country, track and field, and basketball... personal-best time of 2:18.00 in the 800m... was captain of the cross country and track and field teams her senior year... Suburban East Conference Champion honors in cross country during the 2006 season... given the Athena Award for her athletic achievements and state meet appearances.

Personal: Daughter of Richard and Elizabeth Salvatore... has two older sisters, Jessica and Katie, and a younger brother, Matthew... chemistry major.