UCLA Cross Country BIO
Merissa Kado
Player Profile:
Merissa Kado 1264298
Height: 5'6"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Santa Clarita, Calif.
High School: Saugus

2013 - Named to the Pac-12 All-Academic second team … Came in 42nd in the 5k at the Titan Invitational with a time of 19:08.1 … Finished 17th in the 6k at the Dual at the Rose Bowl with a time of 24:05.66.

2012 – Placed 48th (19:11.7) at the Titan Invite ... UCLA’s No. 4 runner at the Bronco Invite (79th, 18:24.7) ... Finished 47th (19:31) at the Pac-12 Preview ... Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.

2011 - Competed at the Titan Invite (32nd,1 8:32.4) and Bronco Invite (136th, 19:02.8) ... No. 4 runner at the Aztec Invite (15th, 19:17.6) ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

High School - Earned two varsity letters in track and cross country at Saugus HS ... Member of two-time Foothill League, CIF-SS and CA State championship cross country teams ... Second-team all-league and all-state honoree ... Top times of 2:20 in 800m, 5:10 in 1600m and 11:10 in 3200m.

Personal - Born September 3, 1993 in Woodland Hills, CA ... Daughter of Randy and Susan kado ... Has one brother, Kris ... Undeclared major.

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