Nine Bruins to compete in St. Louis on Saturday
The Bruins cross country team will host the Pac-12 Championships Saturday, October 27 at Robinson's Ranch Golf Course in Santa Clarita, Calif.
Cross country men and women both finish in the top fifteen Friday in Madison, WI.
The Bruins will split their squads to compete in back-to-back meets on Friday and Saturday.
Men's and women's cross country will play host to the Pac-12 Preview on Friday, Sept. 21 at Robinson's Ranch Golf Course in Santa Clarita, Calif.
2011 - No. 5 runner at the West Regional (114th, 22:22) and the Wisconsin adidas Invite (267th, 22:32.9) ... No. 4 finisher at the Titan Invite (17th, 18:10.9) ... No. 1 runner at the Aztec Invite (5th, 18:48.4) ... Also competed at the Notre Dame Invite (185th, 19:01) and Pac-12s (88th, 22:31).
High School - Earned four varsity letters in cross country and track at Apple Valley HS ... Won six Mojave League titles (2-XC/4-track) ... All-state, all-league and All-San Bernardino County in cross country and track ... Three-time cross country All-American and six-time honoree in track ... Four-time cross country team MVP and three-time MVP for track ... School record holder in the 3200m (10:54) ... Also has top times of 4:42 (1500m) and 5:02 (1600m) ... Competed for Southern California Roadrunners and South Coast XC Elite ... 2010 World Youth Olympic Trials champion ... 2011 USA Mountain Running team member ... Also was a member of the 2011 USA Junior Women's Cross Country team that competed in Spain ... Two-time national champion.
Personal - Born June 29, 1993 in Apple Valley, CA ... Daughter of Henry and Anita Valenzuela ... Has two sisters, Miranda and Alyssa ... Undeclared major.
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