AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013
Participated in distance events ... Highlights included performance at the Mangrum Invitational, where she went a season-best time of 4:58.13 in the 1500 ... Also finished ninth at the All-UC Meet with a time of 10:49.40 in the 3000 and fifth at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational with a time of 18:09.65 in the 5000.
A 2012 graduate of Rancho Cucamonga High School ... Labeled as the "Fastest Senior Girl in San Bernardino County for Cross Country" ... Named all-league in both cross country and track and field ... Was team captain of both cross country and track for the Cougars ... Ran the 3,200-meter run in a career-best time of 11:15.32 at the Meet of Champions Distance Classic, where she finished in eighth place as a junior (2011) ... Had personal-best time of 5:19.84 in the mile at the Inland Empire Championships to finish 11th overall as a junior (2011) ... Also finished with personal-best performances in the 400 at the Great Oak Distance Invitational (1:10.51, 29th) and in the 800 at the Baseline League Prelims (2:32.96, 10th) during her junior year at RCHS (2011) ... Finished the 3,200 in 17th (11:18.60) and 26th (12:03.04) at the CIF-SS - Division I Prelims during her junior (2011) and senior (2012) years, respectively ... Placed third in the 3,200 during both her junior (11:38.31) and senior (11:47.46) seasons at the Baseline League Finals ... Earned a personal-record time in cross country of 18:31.30 on a three-mile course at the Inland Empire Challenge, where she finished 16th as a senior (2011) ... Took third in her best 5k, upon crossing the finish line in 20:44.10 at the Colton Swarm Invitational during her senior year (2011).
Born June 8, 1994 in Upland ... Parents are Raul and Aida Guzman ... Has an older brother named Pablo ... Is a human biology major in Revelle College ... Her most memorable moment in her sport is obtaining the two mile personal record in high school ... Meb Keflezighi is her favorite athlete ... Her favorite movie is Big Daddy ... The XX is what she hears on her iPod right now ... Frozen yogurt is her favorite food ... Likes to hike and listen to music in her spare time ... Considers her brother Pablo as the greatest influence in her life ... Hopes to go to medical school and become a neurologist after graduating from UC San Diego.