NAME: Bronte Golick
What are you looking forward to most about being a member of the team?
I love being a part of a group of talented girls.
Why did you choose UCLA?
The combination of academic and athletic excellence.
How did your family react to your college decision?
They were excited for me.
When did you begin competing and why?
I did not want to be in PE.
When did you realize you could compete at the Division 1 level?
When Coach Braden said he had a spot for me on the team.
What is your proudest accomplishment?
Scoring for UCLA and helping the team succeed.
What has been the biggest adjustment you've had to make as a college athlete?
Learning to balance running with the massive pressure of getting good grades in difficult classes.
Have you decided on or what is your major and why?
Economics. I am interested in the flow of capital and wealth between countries and within companies. Also, I want to pursue a career in investment banking.
What are your plans after college?
I want to pursue a career in investment banking.
Is there any other athlete, either professional or collegiate, that inspires you?
Coach Forest Braden, the toughest competitor I have ever seen. I learn so much from him every day.
Aside from cross country, what is your favorite sport?
Athletes have strict diet regimens, but if there is one food you cannot live without, what is it?
Popcorn and chocolate.
What's on your iPod right now?
‘Evacuate the Dance Floor’ by Cascada