Nine Bruins to compete in St. Louis on Saturday
The Bruin men and women took fifth and tenth place, respectively, in Saturday's Bronco Invitational to conclude this weekend's doubleheader.
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.
Men finish first, women place third in Reno
Cross Country at Pac-12 Preview: September 21, 2012, Men: Second Place, Women: Fourth Place
2011 - Did not compete.
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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