UCLA Cross Country BIO
Sierra Vega
Player Profile:
Sierra Vega 1264118
Height: 5'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Tustin, Calif.
High School: Chaparral/Foothill

2013 - Ran in five races for the Bruins … Ran a season best 5k at the NCAA Inter Regional for a 53rd place finish with a time of 17:53 … Finished seventh at the Mustang Challenge in a time of 18:29.42 … Ran a 6k season best at the NCAA West Regional in a time of 21:33 … Came in third at the Dual at the Rose Bowl in 21:57.03 … Finished 45th at the Pac-12 Championships in a time of 23:13.

2012 - Placed 92nd (21:32) at the NCAA Regional ... UCLA’s No. 2 runner (37th, 17:57.2) at the Bronco Invite ... Placed 43rd (19:24) at the Pac-12 Preview ... Finished 20th (13:39) at the Nevada Chase ... Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.

2011 - Redshirted the season.

2010 - Named 'Most Inspirational Runner' for the women's team ... No. 1 runner at the West Regional (41st, 21:06.32) ... No. 2 runner in four of UCLA's meets - Pac-10s (20th, 20:37.96), Pre-Nationals (61st, 21:22.5), Notre Dame Invite (38th, 17:23) and Stanford Invite (9th, 21:02) ... No. 3 runner at the CSUF Season Opener (3rd, 22:07.0) ... Qualifed for the World Junior U.S. cross country team.

High School - Earned four varsity letters in cross country and track at Chaparral HS (2006-2008) and Foothill HS (2008-2010) ... Broke her mother's 29-year old school record in the 3200m at Foothill HS (10:23/also a Seaview League record) ... Placed ninth at the 2009 CA State Cross Country meet and was first at the CIF-SS Prelims ... Was the 2010 Seaview League champion in the 3200m, runner-up at the CIF-SS finals, third at the Masters Meet and fifth at the state meet (all-state honoree) ... 2009 Seaview League cross country champion ... Placed 10th in the CA State meet for cross country in 2008 and was 11th in 2007 ... 2008 Seaview League champion for cross country.

Personal - Born September 24,1992 in Orange County, CA ... Daughter of Mario and Patience Vega ... Has one brother, Sebastian, and two sisters, Santanna and Sidonia ... Pre-History major.

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