AS A JUNIOR IN 2012
Team co-captain ... Competed in all six races ... One of seven Tritons to compete at the NCAA Division II West Regional Championships in Kahuku, Hawaii, crossing the finish line in 25:39.33 to place 138th overall ... Capped the Tritons’ score card at the CCAA Championships, finishing 40th overall with a time of 23:36.6 ... Had both her highest finish overall and among Tritons in her eighth-place showing at the Lancer Invitational, where she finished fourth among Tritons with a time of 18:58.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011
Team's Most Improved ... Figured into the score in back-to-back meets, including the Triton Classic Invitational (23:37.7) and the CCAA Championships (22:57.4) ... Placed 14th and 40th overall, respectively, in the meets ... Placed 80th overall in the NCAA West Regional Championships in Spokane, Wash. (23:55) ... Participated in Runners Soul Erik Anderson Invitational (24:11.484, 91st).
AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2010
Finished 16th overall in the open run at the SDSU Aztec Invitational before redshirting the season.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009
Redshirted the season.
A 2009 graduate of Trabuco Hills High School in Mission Viejo ... Earned back-to-back all-league accolades in 2007 and 2008 ... Led the squad to a first-place finish at the Orange County Championships as a junior ... The Mustangs went on to take third at the state finals ... Recorded personal bests of 17:36 in the three-mile and 18:20 in the 5K ... Was also a member of the track team at Trabuco and led the team to three straight Sea View League titles.
Born July 20, 1991 in Taxco, Guerrero, Mexico ... Parents are David and Antonia Cruz ... Is the third of four children ... Cognitive science major with specialization in neuroscience at Revelle College ... Plans to go to graduate school after her time at UCSD ... Roots for the San Antonio Spurs ... Lists American marathon Olympian and San Diego native Desiree Davila as her favorite athlete.