2010 - Competed at the West Regional (128th, 22:19.67) ... No. 5 runner in five meets - Pac-10s (59th, 21:45.90), Pre-Nationals (192nd, 22:33.7), Notre Dame Invite (134th, 18:27), Stanford Invite (100th, 23:10) and CSUF Season Opener (16th, 23:03.5).
High School - Earned four varsity letters in track and cross country at Saugus HS ... Helped her team capture four CA State cross country team titles, becoming the first female to do so in California history ... Team also won four CIF and league titles in cross country ... Member of the 2008 All-Area, All-CIF and All-State teams ... Finished in the individual top 25 at the CA State Cross Country meet every year of competition, with her highest finish being ninth in 2008 ... Served as team captain her senior year ... 2006 Daily News Newcomer of the Year ... Top times of 2:16 in the 800m, 5:00 in the 1600m, 10:47 in the 3200m and 17:40 in the 5000m.
Personal - Born March 26, 1992 in Torrance, CA ... Daughter of Stanley and Joy Murakami ... Sister Shannon is also a member of the UCLA cross country/track and field teams ... Pre-Economics major.