Brianna Venturo
Brianna Venturo
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr
Hometown: Taunton, Mass.
High School: Coyle & Cassidy
Position: Distance

Indoor Season

2014-15: All-Conference (500m). NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll fall semester.

All-New England (4x800). Northeast-10 Conference Distance Medly Relay Champion. All-Northeast-10 Conference (distance medley relay). NE-10 Commisioner's Honor Roll both semesters. Athletic Director's Honor Roll spring semester.
Showed versatility running in four different events over the course of eight meets. Began in the 3000-meter run at the UMass Boston Invitational (12/7/13) with a 3rd place finish of 10:41.31. Then completed the mile in 5:17.46, good for a 5th place finish at the URI Sorlien Invitational (1/18/14). Ran the mile at the Joe Donahue Games (1/24/14) in a time of 5:13.54, a 15th place finish. Recorded a time of 3:02.45, a personal best and a seventh-place finish in the 1000-meter dash at the URI Coaches Tribute (2/1/14). Ran the 1000-meter run in a time of 5:07.31 at the BU Valentine's Day Meet (2/7/14). Had a 5th place finish and a time of 2:22.35 in the 800-meter at the Tufts Cupid Meet (2/15/14). Had a third-place finish in the mile at the New England Championships (2/24/14). Part of school-record 4x800 relay team that competed at the New England Championships and ran a time of 9:09.11. Ran alongside Elizabeth LaRegina, Sarah Wilson and Emily Anderson.

2012-13: NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Spring Semester). Athletic Director's Honor Roll (Spring Semester). Competed in four events for the Skyhawks during the 2012-13 indoor season. Opened the season by running the mile event in 5:34.69 at the URI Coaches Tribute Meet (2/2/13). Registered a fifth place finish (11:04.93) in the 3000-meter event at the Tufts University Cupid Challenge (2/11/13). Took sixth place in a season-best time of 10:53.07 in the 3000-meter race at the NE-10 Championships (2/16/13).

2011-12: Distance Medley Relay NE-10 Champion. All-Northeast-10 (distance medley relay). Competed in five individual races and two relays on the season. A member of Stonehill's distance medley relay team at the conference championship setting a new meet record along with teammates Maura Ferrarini, Melissa Ulcena and Kristen Veit in a total time of 12:32.73. Ran a time of 2:25 in the 800-meter third leg. Also placed seventh overall at the NE-10 Championships (2/18/12) in the one mile run with a time of 5:13.24. Posted a sixth place finish overall in the 1,000 meter run at the UNH Tri-Meet (1/21/12) with a time of 3:11.80. Ran a time of 5:16.98 in the one mile run at the New Balance Boston Collegiate Indoor games (1/27/12). Finished ninth overall out of 24 competitors in the 3,000 meter run at the Charley Torpey Memorial Invitational (2/4/12) in 10:36.63. Posted a time of 5:14.04 in the one mile run at the BU Valentine Invitational (2/11/12). Competed in the distance medley relay with teammates Kristen Veit, Lauren Hanlon and Elizabeth LaRegina at the New England Championships (2/24/12) finishing ninth overall out of 19 teams in a total time of 12:14.69.

Outdoor Season

2014: All-Conference (4x800m). Competed in the 1500-meter and 800-meter runs during the 2014 outdoor season. Began the year with a 2nd place finish in the 1500-meter run with a time of 4:51.06 at the BSU Bears Invitational (3/22). Followed that up with a time of 4:47.97 in the 1500-meter run at the Colonial Relays (4/4-5). Recorded a 10th place finish in the 1500-meter with a time of 4:42.30 (PR) at the UMass Invitational (4/12). Ran the 800-meter in a time of 2:24.47 at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/19). Completed the 1500-meter run in a time of 4:45.66, good for 7th place at the Skyhawk Invitational (4/25). Ran in two events at the NE-10 Championships (5/2-3) recording personal best and a 8th place finish in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:21.13 and a time of 4:48.79 in the 1500-meter, good for 5th place. Ran a time of 4:45.57 in the 1500-meter at the New England Championships (5/9-10). Part of 4x800 relay team that ran a time of 9:29.16 at the Colonial Relays (4/5/14). Ran alongside Erin Carberry, Melissa Ulcena and Molly Hellman.

2013: Competed in one 5000-meter race, twice in the 800m race, and saw action four times in the 1500m event. Placed fourth at Bridgewater State Bears Invitational (3/23) in the 5000-meter run with a time of 19:42.58. Placed eleventh in the 1500-meter race at Skyhawk Invitational (4/26) by running in 4:50.62. Ran 4:49.24 at NE-10 Championships (5/4) in the same event. In two 800m events, posted times of 2:27.33 at Holy Cross Invitational (4/20) and 2:24.40 at NE-10 Championships.

2012: Saw action mainly in the 1500-meter run for the Skyhawks, competing in six meets. Placed 21st out of 49 at UConn Spring Invitational (3/31), running in 4:59.95. Captured seventh at Skyhawk Invitational (4/14) with a time of 4:57.71. Ran 4:50.04 in the Northeast-10 Championships (5/5), good for eighth in the conference. Placed 24th in the New England Championships (5/12) in the 1500m race with a 4:52.47 time. Ran the 3000m run in 10:42.75 at George Davis Invitational (4/7), and ran the 800m run in 2:25.52 at Holy Cross Crusades (4/21). Was part of 4x800 relay team that took second place at Skyhawk Invitational (9:38.66).

High School: 2011 graduate of Coyle & Cassidy High School. Served as captain of cross country and track and field teams in her senior year. Garnered EAC All-Star accolades in cross country and track and field. Holds school records in the one mile (indoor) with a time of 5:13, one mile (outdoor) in 5:15 and two-mile (outdoor) in 11:33.

Personal: Born on July 14, 1993 in Taunton, Mass. Daughter of Heather Venturo of Taunton, Mass. and Robert Venturo of Raynham, Mass. Has two sisters, Ashley (22) and twin-sister Brittany (19). Her twin-sister, Brittany, also runs on the cross country team at Stonehill.

800m 2:22.35 Tufts Cupid Challange (2/15/14)
1000m 3:02.45
URI Coaches Tribute (2/1/14)
Mile 5:07.24 New England Championships (2/28/14)
3000m 10:41.71 Tufts Winter Invitational (1/17/15)
5000m 18:19.18 John Thomas Terrier Inviational (1/30/15)
4x800 9:09.11 New England Championships (2/28/14) - School Record
    (Elizabeth LaRegina, Emily Anderson, Sarah Wilson)
DMR 12:14.69 New England Championships (2/24/12)
    (Kristen Veit, Lauren Hanlon, Elizabeth LaRegina)
800m 2:21.13 NE-10 Championships (5/3/14)
1500m 4:42.30 UMass Invitational (4/12/14)
5000m 18:44.75 UMass Invitational (4/11/15)
4x800 9:29.16 Colonial Relays (4/5/14)
(Erin Carberry, Melissa Ulcena, Molly Hellman)