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 Ella Verhees

AS A REDSHIRT SENIOR IN 2017
CCAA Runner of the Week (10/10) ... UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (10/9).

AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR IN 2016
CCAA All-Academic ... Ran in six races, scoring in all six ... Took fourth at CPP Preview Meet with a time of 14:39.3 over four kilometers ... Finished seventh at Triton Classic with a time of 22:30.9 for six kilometers ... Was the third Triton to cross the line in at CCAA Championships, finishing 28th overall with a time of 22:45.9 ... Competed in the NCAA West Regionals, finishing 40th with a time of 22:31.1.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2015
Competed in six races, scoring in five ... Took 26th at the Southern Stampede with a time of 18:10.24 for five kilometers ... Took eighth at the Coyote Challenge, crossing the finish line in 23:22.40 over six kilometers ... Placed 17th at the CCAA Championship, running 22:09.6.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2014
Redshirted the season.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013
Ran in five races and contributed points in four ... Made collegiate debut with a sixth-place effort as the team's fifth finisher at the UCSD Opener with a time of 16:05.4 ... Was Tritons' fifth finisher at the NCAA West Regionals in 96th (24:21.5) ... Was 27th as UCSD's fourth finisher at CCAA Championships with a time of 23:04.0.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2013 graduate of Point Loma High School in San Diego ... Broke school records in the 800 meters (2:17) and the 1600 (5:02).

PERSONAL
Born Sept. 5 in San Diego ... Parents are Robert and Laura Verhees ... Has two younger brothers named Mason and Julian ... Human development major with a psychology minor at Muir College ... Has aspirations of becoming a physical therapist ... Hobbies include soccer, swimming and surfing ... Django Unchained is her favorite movie ... Listens to The Kooks ... Mangoes are her favorite food.

Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Diego, CA
High School: Point Loma HS
College: Muir
Major: Human Development
Experience: 3 Letters
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