Elaine Canchola
Elaine Canchola

Player Profile
Ojai, CA

High School:
Nordhoff HS



2000 — Last fall, Canchola redshirted in cross country … In track as a sophomore, she ran personal-bests of 4:30.39 (1500m), 9:48.19 (3000m) and 17:07.56 (5000m), qualifying for the Pac-10 … Athletic Director’s Honor Roll of 2000 fall and winter quarters.

1999 — In cross country as a sophomore on UCLA’s NCAA qualifying team, Canchola placed 46th at the NCAA Western Regionals and 40th at the Pac-10 … Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for fall quarter.

1998 — As a true freshman on the cross country team, Canchola was one of UCLA’s top runners who helped lead the Bruins to the NCAA Championships for the first time since 1988…Placed 45th at the Pac-10.

High School — As a prepster in cross country, Canchola led her team to two CA State Championships, won two individual State titles and qualified twice for the National Foot Locker event … Best three-mile mark (17:35), 5K (17:33) and Canchola holds the freshman course record (17:35) at Mt. SAC … In track at the CIF Southern Section Div. II championships, she won the 3200m (10:59.17) and was second in the 1600m (4:56.79) … Top times as a junior were 4:55.07 (No. 23 on the U. S. prep list) and 10:45.84.

Personal — Spanish major … Born Aug. 21, 1980.