AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013
A CCAA All-Academic selection.
A 2012 graduate of Trabuco Hills High School in Mission Viejo ... Won "Scholar-Athlete Team Award" as a senior (2012) ... Was on THHS track and field teams which won back-to-back Sea View League (SVL) Championships (2009-10) and one South Coast League (SCL) Championship (2011) ... Also part of Mustangs' cross country teams which won back-to-back SVL Championships (2008-09) and one SCL Championship (2010) ... Earned her first varsity letters in cross country and track as a sophomore in 2009 and 2010, respectively ... Was named a "scholar-athlete" (2010) ... Awarded "Most Outstanding Track Athlete Team Award" at the end of her freshman and sophomore years (2009-10) ... Competed in the 800-meter run during track season, turning in a top time of 2 minutes, 23.11 seconds for her second-place showing at the Trabuco Hills Invitational as a senior (2012) ... Contended in the 1,600, earning a fifth-place finish with her personal-best time of 5:42.65 at the Trabuco Hills/Asics Invitational and Distance Carnival during her junior year (2011) ... Ran a personal-best time of 18:37 in cross country at the 31st Annual Woodbridge Cross Country Classic to finish 96th overall as a senior (2011) ... Initially, played soccer for a year in high school before entering track.
Born April 29, 1994 in West Anaheim ... Parents are Marianne and Marc Reich, who are both graduates of SUNY Albany ... Has a younger sister named Emma and a younger brother named Matthew, who plays soccer ... Mother rowed for the SUNY Albany crew team, and her uncle, Tom Gibbons, ran cross country for Marist College ... Is an economics major in Muir College ... Earning a personal best with her six teammates in the Woodbridge Invitational Sweepstakes Race is her most memorable moment in cross country ... Loves sleeping, biking, reading, surfing and hiking ... Cheers for Chelsea FC, the New York Mets, the U.S. Track & Field team and the U.S. Soccer team ... Considers Andrew Wheating and Lolo Jones as her favorite athletes ... Mia Hamm, THHS distance coach Liam Clemons and her friend, Ken, are among her greatest influences ... "Up" is her favorite movie ... Has Fleetwood Mac on her iPod playlist ... Would eat chocolate-covered graham crackers from Alps' Sweet Shop in Fishkill, N.Y. if given the chance to eat one food for the rest of her life ... Knows how to communicate in Morse Code.