AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011: Ran in four races ... Had an 11th-place showing in her debut at the UC San Diego Opener (16:17.3) ... Finished with a respectable performance in Division I-heavy Asics/UC Irvine 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).
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2011 graduate Crescenta Valley High School, 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.
PERSONAL: Born Jan. 28, 1993 ... Daughter of Ronald and Dixiana Kakebeen ... Has an older brother named Courtney ... Is a fan of the L.A. 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 ... Hopes to work as a crime lab analyst one day ... Is a biochemistry major and photography minor in Muir College.