Raélene deArmas
Position: Distance
Year: Junior
City/State: Chula Vista, CA
High School: Bonita Vista HS
College: Roosevelt
Major: Linguistics
Experience: 1 Letter
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Competed in the 800 meters and the 1500 ... Reached a season-best time in the 800 meters at the Triton Invitational (4/26), crossing the finish line at 2:18.15 ... Her time of 4:57.07 at the San Diego Collegiate Challenge (3/15) was her season-best for the 1500 meters.

A 2013 graduate of Bonita Vista High School in Chula Vista ... Four-year varsity track runner who also competed in cross country for the Barons ... Set the individual school record in the 800 meters, and was a member of five other BVHS relay records ... Her 4x400 team won the Mesa League title in 2013 before placing second in the CIF San Diego Section Division I and qualifying for the CIF state championships in Fresno, establishing a league-record time ... Four-time U-T San Diego All-Academic ... Most Outstanding Newcomer as a freshman in track and junior in cross country ... Played volleyball at the junior varsity level her first two years.

Born Feb. 22, 1995 in Montclair ... Parents are Jorge and Marlene deArmas ... Has two younger siblings named Santiago and Jaslene ... Linguistics major with specialization in cognition and language at Roosevelt College ... Plans to become a children's speech pathologist upon graduating from UCSD ... Most memorable moment in track has been when her 4x400 relay team made it to the CIF state championships ... Enjoys reading and spending time with her family ... Roots for the Oakland Raiders ... Sanya Richards-Ross is her favorite athlete ... Top movie is Aladdin ... Listens to Sam Smith ... Loves fettuccine alfredo ... Her parents are her greatest influences ... A speed reader, having completed the Hunger Games trilogy in one day.

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