2004 Cross Country: Competed in every meet during the season ... finished among the UMass top-five twice: New Hampshire Invitational (9/11) and the UMass Invitational (9/18) ... ran a 20:16 at the Atlantic 10 Championship meet (10/30) where she placed 74th overall and completed the NCAA Northeast Regional (11/13) course in 24:44.7 to finish 179th overall.
2003-04: During the outdoor season, competed in just the Southern Connecticut Invitational (4/3) where she finished eighth in the 5,000 meters (18:39.90) ... during the indoor season, finished 12th at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/21) in the 5,000 meters (19:07.56) ... started the indoor season running the 3,000 meters ... set her best time in the event with her win at the Boston University Tri-Meet (10:48.84) ... finished in the top five of every race ... ran as the number two harrier on two occasions.
2002-03: Ranked second on the team in the 10,000 meters with a 38:42.11 ... was tied for second on the team in the 5,000 meters with a time of 18:30.00 at the UNH Invitational (4/26) ... finished 11th in the 10,000 meters with a 39:34.54 at the A-10 Outdoor Championships ... placed sixth at the New England Championships in the 10,000 meters with her fastest time of 38:42.11 ... named to the A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll ... finished first on the team at the New England cross country championships.
2001-02: Named to the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Amesbury HS: A four-year letterwinner in cross country and three-year letterwinner in track and field at Amesbury (Mass.) H.S. ... recorded a 5:47 mile as a senior ... team captain her senior year ... named Most Valuable Player in 1998 ... a member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Born August 18, 1981 in Newburyport, Mass. ... daughter of Kathleen and Richard Silva ... majoring in psychology.