Arizona State: Ranks eighth all-time at ASU in the outdoor 3,000m steeplechase (10:32.56)... 2009 XC: Competed in her third national meet, taking 222nd overall at the NCAA Championships... finished 43rd in the Pac-10 and 45th in the region... opened the year with a 10th-place finish at the Dave Murray Invitational... earned Academic All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention... 2009 Outdoor: Regionally qualified in the steeplechase with a time 10:32.56 to finish third at the Sun Angel Track Classic, the eighth-best time in school history... finished 10th at the Pac-10 Championships and 19th at the NCAA West Region meet... also placed 21st at the Pac-10 meet in 5000m run... selected for USTFCCCA National All-Academic honors as well as Second Team Academic All-Pac-10... 2009 Indoor: Ran a personal-best time of 9:47.92 in the 3000m event at the Husky Classic, her lone race of the season... 2008 XC: Competed in seven races... finished among the Top 25 on three occasions, including a season-best sixth at the Dave Murray Invitational... finished 39th at the Pac-10 Championships, 41st at the NCAA West Region and 168th at the NCAA Championships... earned Honorable Mention Academic All-Pac-10 honors... 2008 Outdoor: Scored at the Pac-10 Championships in the 3,000m steeplechase, finishing eighth... won the steeple at the Double Dual... 22nd in the West Region... placed 15th at the Pac-10 Championships in the 5,000m run... ran a personal best time of 4:34.42 in the 1,500m event at the Baldy Castillo Invitaitonal... earned USTFCCCA All-Academic and Academic All-Pac-10 Second Team honors... 2008 Indoor: Ran in the 3,000m event at the MPSF Championships in her only race of the season... 2007 XC: Placed 180th in her first NCAA Championship race... placed 26th at the Pac-10 Championships and 46th at the NCAA West Region meet... opened the season with a fifth-place showing at the Dave Murray Invitational to help the team to victory... placed 16th at the Roy Griak Invitational to help team to second-place finish... selected Academic All-Pac-10 Second Team... 2007 Outdoor: Competed at four distances... ran a personal-best and eighth-fastest time in school history of 10:38.15 in the 3,000m steeplechase at the NCAA West Region... just missed scoring at the Pac-10 meet, placing ninth in the steeplechase... earned her first regional qualifying mark in the event by placing second at the Double Dual... selected as an USTFCCCA All-Academic as well as First Team Academic All-Pac-10... 2007 Indoor: Ran in two races... placed 12th at the MPSF Championships in a personal-best time of 9:54.09... 2006 XC: Redshirted... 2006 Track: Redshirted... 2005 XC: Ran in three races in her first collegiate season... took runner-up honors at the ASU Invitational... third at the Dave Murray Invitational... 36th at the Pac-10 Championships.
High School: A 2005 graduate of West Torrance High School (Torrance, Calif.)... in cross country, named Most Outstanding runner at WTHS as a senior after helping the team to a sixth-place finish at the state meet... team also finished ninth in her junior campaign... shined on the track, winning the league title in the 800m run all four years while also helping the 4x400m relay win all four years as well... as a senior, qualified for the state meet in the 1,600m run... was all-area first team before she helped distance medley relay team to fifth place at the 2005 Nike Outdoor Championships to earn All-America honors... team MVP as a freshman and senior... track's athlete of the year as a sophomore... Coach's Award as a junior... also was a nominee for WTHS Athlete of the Year her final three years of school... attained varsity letters in track and field four times and added two honors each in cross country, soccer and volleyball... twice selected to captain the track team... helped a pair of teams advance to the CIF tournaments at the same time her junior year as both the cross country and volleyball teams made postseason play... current Sun Devil Ali Kielty was Spadafino's teammate at WTHS.
Personal: Majoring in supply chain management... parents are William and Marybeth Spadafino... has two siblings: Jaclyn and Anthony... born August 26, 1987, in Torrance, Calif.... hobbies include spending time at the beach, shopping and playing different sports.
Personal Bests 1500: 4:34.42 3000: 9:48.50 3000SC: 10:32.56 5000: 17:15.75
In NCAA Championship Meets
2009 XC 6,000m Course 22:26.70 222nd
2008 XC 6,000m Course 21:43.80 168th
2007 XC 6,000m Course 22:13.00 180th
* Indicates All-America honors attained