Event: Distance Ht.: 5-8
Hometown: Clifton, N.J.
Previous School: Clifton HS
Eligibility: Sr. Major:
400m Hurdles: 1:07.38 (O)
800m: 2:22.69/2:22.37 (I/O)
1500m: 4:59.70 (O)
1 Mile: 5:24.15/5:26.70 (I/O)
2012 Outdoor: Fourth in 400m hurdles, finishing in 1:07.56 at the Chanticleer Classic. At the Best Western/University of North Florida Invitational, finished the 1500m run with a time of 4:59.70, good for 31st. Recorded her personal best 1:07.38 in the 400m hurdles at the Weems Baskin Invitational (Columbia, S.C.). Had two top five finishes at the Palmetto Classic, taking silver in the mile (5:29.88) and fourth in the 400m hurdles (1:07.97).
2012 Indoor: Paredes was a part of the CSU record-setting setting time of 12:29.51 in the distance medley relay at the Big South Championships on 2/24. Ran a personal best 5:24.15 mile at Clemson's Tiger Paw Invitational, good for 26th ... also placed 16th in the 800m run (2:23.94). At the ETSU Niswonger Invitational, finished fifth in the 800m run in 2:26.71, then took part in CSU's 11th place finish in the distance medley (13:20.59). Fifteenth in 800m run (2:25.05) at the Virginia Tech Invitational and 25th in the mile (5:34.92).
2011 Outdoor: At Big South Championships, was part of 4x400m relay that completed in 4:07.21 (7th). Finished 34th in the Duke Invitational 800m developmental (2:24.83). At the Weems Baskin Invitational hosted by USC, took 11th place in the 800m run with a time of 2:24.33. Ran the mile in 5:26.70 for eighth place at the Palmetto Classic, and finished 15th in the 400m dash (2:26.37).
2011 Indoor: Took third in the 800m run at the Gamecock Open, posting a time of 2:23.00.
Previous School: Came to CSU after transferring from Seton Hall ... earned Deanís List honors after competing for one year.
High School: Named to the Distinguished Honor Roll at Clifton HS ... holds the indoor and outdoor 4x400m record, as well as the 4x800m and sprint medley records ... earned all-area, all-county and all-league honors for cross country and was honorable mention all-decade for cross country .. named all-league and all-county for indoor and outdoor track.
Personal: Daughter of Ivonne Rodriguez and Jose Paredes ... majoring in criminal justice and Spanish at CSU.