Angel Bucci
Angel Bucci
Height: 5-6
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Upper Darby, Pa.
High School: Upper Darby
Position: Distance

2013 Outdoor: Competed in the 800m and 1,500m run at the Big Dawg Invitational at UMBC Stadium, finishing ninth in both races... Named to the America East Honor Roll.

2012-13 Indoor: Anchored the distance medley relay team to a new school record time of 12:04.24 at the ECAC Championships… Placed 13th in the 3,000m run at the 2013 America East Indoor Championships… Ran the final leg of the distance medley relay as the Retrievers earned a bronze medal at the conference meet… Recorded her top career time in the 3k event, 10:21.78, at the conference meet in Boston to move up to seventh all-time in UMBC history… Also competed in the 800m run and one-mile run during the season, recording her top mile of 5:11.09 at the Patriot Games at George Mason to jump to fifth in the school record book.  

Background: Ran three years on the Varsity squad at Upper Darby, earning the team MVP award as a senior in 2011... Also ran indoor and outdoor track for the Royals, captaining the team during 2011 and 2012... Owns the school record in the 3200m with a time of 11:17 at the PIAA District 1 Championships... Named the team's indoor track MVP as a senior in 2012... Owns a total of six school records; three relays and three individual events.

Personal: Daughter of Hugo and Joanne Bucci... Has one sister, Krystin, and one brother, Hugo... Majoring in ancient studies... Born July 8, 1994.