Dezzarae Arce

Dezzarae Arce

YR. So.
HOMETOWN Orland Park, Ill.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL) Victor J. Andrew

2014: (Track): Competed in the one mile, 3,000, and 5,000 meter races for the Crusaders.

2013: (Cross country): Competed in five meets for the Crusaders...ran a 25:31.75 at the Iona Meet of Champions...finished in 20:05.6 at Notre Dame...ran a 23:27 at Bradley...finished in 30th at HL Championships with a 19:45.16...ran a 23:44 at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional.

2012 (Cross country): Competed and contributed to Valpo's team score in all six meets as a freshman...registered her best 5K time at the Notre Dame Invitational (19:45), good for second on the team...recorded third-best team times in all other meets...crossed the finish line at 23:57 in the NCAA Regional 6K.

Prep: Three-time letter winner for the T-Bolts...state qualifier in cross country and track...All-Conference honoree..sportsmenship award...also lettered in track and gymnastics...high honors academic award.

Personal: Daughter of Judy Arce...major is math and secondary education and minor is physics...born on Feb. 18, 1994.