Lisa Junta
Lisa Junta

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Springfield, Va.

High School:
Thomas Jefferson



01/30/2013

Army Boasts 17 PL Academic Honor Roll Certificates

Thirteen Black Knights Repeat as Academic Honorees

11/09/2012

Junta and Galindo Shine at Cross Country Season Finale

Junta earns Army's top finish in Regional Meet history.

11/07/2012

Cross Country Competing at Northeast Regional Friday

NCAA bids on the line as the Black Knights travel to Madison, Conn.

11/07/2012

Three Black Knights Named Cross Country Academic All-League

Lisa Junta, Ricardo Galindo and Kendall Ward Collect Academic Honors

10/29/2012

Junta and Kim Share AAA Athlete of the Week Accolades

Service Academy Win and Patriot League Performance Highlight Week of Action.

2012: All-Patriot League first team ... two-time AAA Athlete of the Week ... Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ... Academic All-Patriot League ... led Army in all seven races during her sophomore campaign ... began the season as the individual champion of the Army Open on Aug. 31 ... bested a field of 60 on a 5,300-meter course at the West Point Golf Course ... was the No. 4 finisher overall in back-to-back meets (Binghamton/Cornell tri-meet on Sept. 7; Iona Meet of Champions on Sept. 15) ... runner-up honors in Star Meet loss at Navy on Oct. 13 ... placed third overall at the Patriot League Championships to earn all-conference first-team recognition ... bronze-medal finish was the best individual place by a Black Knight since 1998 ... capped season with the best individual finish at the NCAA Regionals in program history ... finished 34th of 239 with a 6K time of 20:51.2 ... tabbed Army's Women's Yearling of the Year at the Black Knight Awards in May 2013.

2011: Impressive first campaign at West Point ... ran in all seven meets ... top-three Army runner in first four races ... placed third overall in first collegiate meet - the Army Open ... ran West Point's 5K course in 18:24.7 ... earned the Black Knights' top finish at the tri-meet against Cornell and Binghamton ... ran the Big Red's 5K course in 19:04.6 to place eighth of 52 overall ... Army's No. 2 runner at the Iona Meet of Champions ... finished the 6K course in 23:10.36 for 18th place overall (202) ... finished 125th of 396 at the Paul Short Run ... 6K time of 22:28 was Army's second best ... was the fifth Black Knight to cross the line in Star Meet against rival Navy ... completed West Point's 6K course in 22:13.50 ... placed 50th of 84 at the Patriot League Championship ... completed first season at the NCAA Regionals ... ran Army's fourth-best 6K time of 23:12.2 for 115th place in a field of 243 ... Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

High School: Four-time all-district and all-region honoree while at Thomas Jefferson ... placed ninth at the state championship in the 3,200m ... three-time district champion ... three-time team MVP ... Planet Connect Grant Winner ... National German Honor Society member ... AP Scholar with distinction.

Personal: Lisa Marie Junta ... born June 24, 1993, in Coram, N.Y. ... daughter of Donald and Irmgard Junta ... sister Katrina ... brother, David, graduated from West Point in 2012 ... says Ryan Hall has had the most influence on her running career ... likes to read the newspaper and cook in her free time ... Life Science major.

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