UCLA Cross Country BIO
Tamara Purpura
Player Profile:
Tamara Purpura 1264123
Height: 5'7"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: San Francisco, Calif.
High School: Lowell
2011 - Did not compete ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2010 - Was 86th at Pac-10s (22:56.34) ... No. 1 runner at the Titan Invite (24th, 18:31.4) ... No. 3 runner at the Bronco Invite (108th, 19:00.4) ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

High School - Earned four varsity letters in track and cross country at Lowell HS ... State meet competitor, placing fifth in the 800m in 2009 ... All-city selection ... Named Most Outstanding Distance Runner for 2007-2010 ... Two-time cross country MVP ... Three-time AAA Champion in cross country ... Four-time AAA champion in the 800m, 1600m and 4x400m relay ... Set the school record in the 800m and was on the record-breaking 4x400m relay.

Personal - Born July 14, 1992 in Ann Arbor, MI ... Daughter of Peter Hadiaris and Judith Purpura ... Has three brothers - Michael, Matthew and Nicholas ... Environmental Science and Geography major.
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