49ers will hold first of two home meets March 1-2 at Cerritos College
Freshman Willie Alexander finished third in the long jump with a program-best 25-00
49ers will send 30 athletes to Seattle for conference meet
LBSU will send 17 athletes to the one-day meet in Fresno
Three 49ers establish PRs in the 5000-meter run
2012: Competed in two events at the Big West Championships ... Finished sixth in the 5000m (17:16.17) ... Advanced to the finals of the 1500m where she placed ninth overall (4:33.67) ... Ran a school-record 4:24.97 in the 1500m at the Steve Scott Invitational (3rd) ... Won the event at the Cal-Nevada Championships and Big West Challenge ... Established a lifetime-best 16:45.72 in the 5000m at the Stanford Invitational ... Also set a pair of school records during the indoor season ... Clocked in at 4:50.75 in the mile at the UW Invitational and 9:34.81 in the 3000m at the Husky Classic ... Competed in the mile and 5000m at the MPSF Championships ... Finished 11th in the 5000m (17:08.26).
2011: All-Big West performer in the 1500m with a second-place finish at the conference meet ... Registered a season-best 4:29.04 ... Also a Big West qualifier in the 800m and 5000m ... Placed ninth in her section of the 5000m at the Stanford Invitational (16:55.43) ... Competed in the 3000m during the indoor season ... Took 15th at the MPSF Championships (9:42.46).
Glendale CC: Ran two years in cross country and track at Glendale Community College ... Led Glendale to the cross country state championship in 2009 and a runner-up finish in 2008 ... Also guided the Vaqueros to a conference title in track in 2009 ... State champion in the 1500m.
High School: Two-year letterwinner in cross country and track at Birmingham High School ... Won the 2007 cross country L.A. City championship ... Helped the Patriots to a pair of league titles in both cross country and track.
Personal: Member of the LBSU cross country team for two years ... Big West champion in 2011 with a 6K school-record 20:27 ... Became the first 49er in program history to be named the Big West Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Year ... Majoring in human development.
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