Valerie Zielinski
Valerie Zielinski
Height: 5-5
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Hackettstown, N.J.
High School: Mt. Olive

Before Quinnipiac: Attended Mount Olive High School where she received four varsity letters in both outdoor track and soccer...She also ran indoor track for one year...Third Team All-Morris Country for the 1000-meter run in 2009-10...Was her track team's Most Valuable Player in her senior year...Was a Daily Record All-Area Honorable Mention recipient for outdoor track in 2010...Was selected to the All-NJAC Conference Second Team in 2010...Won the Track Coaches' Award in 2010...Was a First Team All-NJAC (American Division) selectee and was a member of the All-Morris County Third Team, for soccer, both in 2009...Was named her high school soccer team's the Most Valuable Player in 2008 and its MVP in 2009...Runs the 1000-meter run in 3:08.33, the 1600-meter run in 5:21.53 and the 800-meter run in 2:25.59...Honor roll student for all four years...Scholar Athlete Award recipient in soccer, indoor and outdoor track, every year.

Personal: Native of Hackettstown, N.J....Daughter of Gregory and Andrea Zielinski...Has an older sister, Melissa...In the physician's assistant program at Quinnipiac.