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Veronica Franco
Veronica  Franco


Irvine, Calif.

High School:
Huntington Beach HS


2009: Redshirted for the 49ers.

Ran in two events for the 49ers ... Reccorded a personal-best in the 5K with a time of 19:41 at the Santa Clara Invitational ... Ran a best of 23:31.10 in the 6K at the Big West Conference Championships in Riverside, Calif.

2007: Competed in three events in her first year with the 49ers ... Ran a season-best of 19:49 at the Santa Clara 5K Invitational (113th) ... Finished in 65th at the Big West Championships with a time of 25:19.9.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterman in cross country and a four-year letterman in track ... Twice named first team All-Orange County in cross, earning All-Sunset League honors as well ... She also reached the CIF Preliminaries ... The team MVP in both disciplines broke two school records in cross country and six records in track ... Personal bests of 18:20 in the three mile and 5:26 (1600m), 11:34 (3200m) and 2:27 (800m) in track.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Tim and Terri Franco ... Majoring biology.

Aztec Invitational 5K, 20:44 (120th)
Santa Clara Invitational 5K, 19:49 (113th)
Fullerton Invitational 5K, 22:52 (80th)
Big West Conference Championships 6K, 25:17 (65th)

Santa Clara Invitational 5K, 19:41 (102nd)
Big West Conference Championships 6K, 23:31 (63rd)

Fullerton Opener 6K, 23:54.2 (36th)
Stanford Invitational 6K, 23:19 (106th)
Bronco Invitational 5K, 18:33.5 (93rd)
Big West Conference Championships 6K (Riverside, Calif.), 23:10.6 (58th)
NCAA West Regional 6K (Springfield, Ore.), 23:08.09 (185th)

5K - 18:33 ('10 Bronco Invitational)
6K - 23:08 ('10 NCAA West Regional)

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