2008-09 (Sophomore): Outdoor Track: Ran in the heptathlon at the Atlantic 10 Championships (5/3) and scored 2783 points ... Competed in the UMass Six Way Meet (4/11) in the 100 meter hurdles and finished with a time of 16.87, and also competed in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:41.02 ... Indoor Track: Had her best meet at the Giegengack Invitational (2/7) where she ran the 60 meter hurdles in 10.22 for 19th place and long jumped 13-08.25 to rank 18th.
2007-08 (Freshman): Outdoor Track: At the Atlantic 10 Championships (5/4), racked up 3,340 points for a ninth place finish. Ranked seventh in the 100 meter, high jump, and 800 meter events ... At the UNH Pre-Conference Meet (4/26) ranked 14th in the javelin (68-06) and 16th in the long jump (15-00.50) ... Ranked eighth in the 100 meter hurdles at the UMass Invitational (4/12) with a time of 16.98. Also at the home meet, threw the javelin 76-05 for a 13th place finish ... At the UConn Invitational (4/5), ranked 13th in the 100 meter hurdles (17.25) and in the 4X400 meter relay with teammates Elizabeth Fisk, Lauren Stocker, and Erin Megan with a time of 4:27.93. Also ranked 18th in the long jump with a mark of 13-04.75. Indoor Track: Redshirted due to injury.
Before UMass: A 2007 graduate of Stoneham High School where she was a three-time league all-star and helped the Spartans to the 2007 Class C Indoor State Championship - the first ever for Stoneham ... A National Honor Society member ... volunteers for a youth track and field program where she mentors children in hurdles.
Personal: Elaina Jean Zizza ... Daughter of Anthony and Laurie Zizza ... Has two siblings, Jamie and Leah ... Born Feb. 13, 1989 in Melrose, Mass. ... Intends to major in kinesiology ... lists singing as one of her hobbies.
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