AS A FRESHMAN IN 2019
CCAA All-Academic ... Finished seventh overall and set a personal best time in the 400 hurdles (1:04.08) at the CCAA Championships (5/4) ... Ran a 15.60 for a personal best in the 100 hurdles at the Beach Invitational (4/20).
A 2018 graduate of Sage Creek High School in Carlsbad ... A two-time CIF-San Diego Section champion in the 300-meter hurdles ... Twice named team MVP ... An All-Avocado West League Second-Team selection as a senior ... Named Sage Creek's Most Outstanding Track Athlete as a sophomore in 2016 and a senior in 2018 ... Earned the Coach's Award as a freshman ... Graduated with a 4.2 cumulative GPA ... Also played soccer.
Born Sept. 24 in Seattle, Wash. ... Parents are Michelle and Mark Mattson ... Has a younger sister named Claire ... Majoring in human biology at Marshall College ... Wants to become a track and field coach one day or work in sports management ... Top track and field moment was competing as the underdog her senior year of high school and setting a personal record by over a second to secure her spot at CIF-State ... Favorite UC San Diego memories are crushing a super hard work outs with her team ... Enjoys reading and succulents ... Cheers for the Seattle Sounders ... Favorite athlete is American middle-distance runner, Emma Coburn ... Likes watching The Lord of the Rings Trilogy ... Listens to Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters, and Imagine Dragons ... Burritos are her favorite food.