AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2016
All-CCAA for her 15th-place effort (22:21.3) at CCAA Championships ... USTFCCCA All-Academic ... CCAA Fall All-Academic ... CCAA Runner of the Week (9/27) ... UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (9/26) ... Ran in six races ... Took third at the CPP Preview Meet with a time of 14:32.2 over four kilometers ... Was the second Triton to cross the finish line at the NCAA West Regionals, finishing 41st with a time of 22:31.1 ... Placed eighth at the UCSD Triton Classic in the 8K with a time of 22:31.6.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2015
All-CCAA for her 13th-place effort (22:02.5) at CCAA Championships ... CCAA Freshman of the Year as first freshman finisher ... USTFCCCA All-Academic ... CCAA All-Academic ... CCAA Runner of the Week (9/22) ... Ran in six races, scoring in all six ... Took 14th at the UC Irvine Invitational with a time of 18:34.32 over five kilometers ... Was the first Triton to cross the finish line at the Southern Stampede, running 17:37.47 for five kilometers.
A 2015 graduate of Exeter High School ... Two-time All-Central Sequoia League honoree ... Helped team to a CIF Central Valley Section championship ... Was also a member of the swimming and soccer teams for the Monarchs.
Born May 13 in Bakersfield ... Parents are Steven and Kimberly Carstens ... Has an older sister named Alisa and a younger brother named Dane ... Political science - American politics major at Roosevelt College with aspirations of becoming a lawyer ... Hobbies include watching Netflix, reading and spending time with family and friends ... Loves carrots and watermelon ... Once ate so many carrots that her skin turned orange.