AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012
Ran in first five meets ... One of 10 Tritons to compete at the CCAA Championships, crossing the finish line with a time of 24:26.1 to place 69th overall ... Had a nearly-identical performance for the Tritons at the 20th Annual Triton Invitational (24:26.4, 69th) ... Had highest team and overall finish at the Lancer Invitational, taking eighth among UCSD runners and 26th overall with a time of 20:00 ... Also placed eighth among Tritons at the adidas/UC Irvine Invitational (19:59.7, 95th).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011
CCAA All-Academic ... Ran in four races ... Had an 11th-place showing in her debut at the UCSD Opener (16:17.3) ... Finished with a respectable performance in Division I-heavy Asics/UCI Invitational (19:49.9, 105th) ... Was one of seven Tritons in the 67th Annual SDSU Aztec Invitational (20:20.7, 38th) ... Concluded season with a 68th-place finish at the Triton Classic Invitational (25:12.9).
A 2011 graduate of Crescenta Valley High School in La Crescenta, where she competed in both cross country and track and field ... Led the Falcons to a Pacific League Championship in each of her four years with the program ... CVHS went on to finish ninth at the CIF Southern Section Division I finals in 2010 ... Was a first team all-league finisher as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Recorded personal bests of 17:48 in the three-mile, 2:24 in the 800, 5:08 in the 1,600 and 11:22 in the 3,200.
Born Jan. 28, 1993 in La Crescenta ... Daughter of Ronald and Dixiana Kakebeen ... Has an older brother named Courtney ... Is a biochemistry major and philosophy minor at Muir College ... Hopes to work as a crime lab analyst one day ... Is a fan of the Los Angeles Lakers and Kansas Jayhawks ... Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze is her favorite movie ... The Temptations are at the top of her playlist right now ... Would choose pineapple as the one food she'd eat every meal for the rest of her life ... Her parents and her brother are some of the biggest influences in her life ... Hobbies include photography, skateboarding and music ... Can play the harmonica.