Grace Slate
Height: 5-1
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Wilmington, Del.
High School: Concord
Previous College: Tennessee
Events: Mid Distance
Major: Marketing

Personal Records (XC):
5K: 20:46.1 (WUXC Invite – 2018)
6K: 19:50.2 (Chili Pepper Festival – 2018)

2018 (XC): CACC Rookie of the Week (9/4; 10/2) – ran in six meets her first season as a Wildcat – ran a season’s best 5K at the WUXC Invite in a time of 20:46.1, finishing second overall – ran a 6K personal best at the Chili Pepper Cross Country Festival with a time of 19:50.2, placing 158th out of 424 runners – finished ninth at the Don Cathcart Invitational with a time of 23:19.78 – finished 18th overall at the CACC Championship in a time of 21:27.1, helping the women finish second overall – placed 96th at the NCAA Division II East Regional Championship in 25:39.00 – competed in the Philly Metro, finishing 13th with a time of 21:24.3.

At University of Tennessee: Retained a year of eligibility due to redshirting at the University of Tennessee.

High School: Ran cross country and track at Concord High School in Wilmington, Del. for Jill McDermott – Blue Hen All-Conference, All-County, and All-State for cross country and track.

Personal: Grace Catherine Slater – daughter of Ed and Leslie Slate – has three older siblings, Chris, Olivia, and Riley – older brother Chris ran cross country and track at Clemson University, and sister Olivia ran cross country and track for East Carolina – majoring in marketing at Wilmington University – from Wilmington, Del. – favorite athlete is Deshaun Watson – perfect meal would be tacos and chips.