Read Sabrina's Triton Q&A here. (April 25, 2014)
Three-time NCAA Championships qualifier ... Two-time All-American in the 4x400 relay (2012) and 800 meters (2014) ... Two-time CCAA champion in the 4x400 relay (2012) and 800 (2014) ... School record-holder in the 800 (2:09.07).
AS A SENIOR IN 2015
USTFCCCA All-Region (4x400 relay) ... Team captain.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2014
All-American ... USTFCCCA All-Region (800) ... Team captain ... San Diego Hall of Champions Star of the Month for May ... All-American with an eighth-place finish (2:11.02) in the 800 (5/24) at the NCAA Championships in Allendale, Mich., after timing 2:09.31 for eighth-fastest preliminary time (5/23) ... CCAA champion (2:10.95) in the 800 meters (5/3) ... Three-time UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (4/14, 5/5 and 5/26) ... Broke the school record in the 800 with her NCAA provisional time of 2:09.07 at the Sun Angel Classic in Tempe, Ariz. (4/12) ... Won the 800 at the All-Cal Championships (3/8) and San Diego Collegiate Challenge (3/15) with marks of 2:15.12 and 2:15.20, respectively ... Ran the leadoff leg for five first-place finishes in the 4x400 relay, with season's best time of an NCAA provisional 3:46.63 coming at the Occidental Invitational (5/10) ... Went 57.43 in the 400 at the Soka Peace Invitational (4/19).
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2013
USTFCCCA All-Academic ... CCAA All-Academic ... CCAA Athlete of the Week (4/29) ... UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (5/27) ... Seeded 13th initially in the 800 at the NCAA Championships, finished in eighth place overall in the prelims with a time of 2:11.46 (5/24) ... Placed ninth in the 800 finals, crossing the finish line in 2:13.35 (5/25) ... Climbed to second on UCSD's all-time top-10 list in the 800 with a second-place time of 2:10.90 at the 27th Annual Pomona-Pitzer Invitational (4/13) ... Clocked the Tritons' third-fastest 400 in school history at the Soka Peace Invitational, where she won the event in 55.95 (4/20) ... Was the only Triton woman to earn provisional marks in more than one event during the season ... Won the 800 (2:11.51) at the Triton Invitational and ran the opening leg of the second-place 4x400 relay (3:51.15).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012
All-American ... CCAA Freshman of the Year ... USTFCCCA All-Academic ... CCAA All-Academic ... One of five UCSD women to compete at the NCAA Championships in Pueblo, Colo. ... Ran the opening leg of the 4x400 relay, leading the Tritons to a school record-breaking time of 3:42.17 in the prelims to finish third ... Advancing to the finals, led her team to a time of 3:45.17 and a seventh-place finish to earn the foursome All-America distinction and the fifth-fastest time in UCSD history ... Turned in valuable performances in a pair of events at the CCAA Championships ... Won her heat in the prelims of the 800, running a time of 2:16.46, prior to placing second overall in that event's finals (2:16.52) ... Represented the Tritons' starting leg in the 4x400 relay at the CCAA Championships, where the UCSD team finished first overall with a time of 3:44.84 ... Earned a personal best in the 800 at the Cal State L.A. Last Chance Qualifier, where she finished in first place while also contributing the third-fastest time in school history (2:12.69).
A 2011 graduate of Westminster High School ... Made first-team all-league all four years with the Lions (2008-11) ... League MVP during her sophomore, junior and senior years (2009-11) ... Named Athlete of the Month her first three years with the Lions (2008-10) ... Holds a league record in the 800 ... Recorded statistical bests of 58.6 in the 400, 2:19.87 in the 800, and a time of 26.33 in the 200 ... Also competed with the cross country team and played varsity soccer, where she was named to the Second Team All-League her senior year ... Additionally, played in the American Youth Soccer Organization (2007-10).
Born Feb. 27, 1993 in Orange County ... Daughter of Sandra Pimentel ... Has an older brother named Ramiro and a younger brother named David ... Human biology major at Revelle College ... Plans to attend medical school and eventually become an anesthesiologist upon graduating from UCSD ... Her most memorable moment was recording a personal best in the 800 by seven seconds during her freshman year as a Triton ... Most memorable UCSD moment was meeting all her friends ... Favorite athlete is Alysia Montano ... Listens to Blake Shelton ... Her mother is her greatest influence ... Used to play hockey and broke her arm three times playing flag football during middle school P.E. class.
2014 NCAA Division II Championships
800 Meters - 2:11.02 (Finals) - 8th Place
800 Meters - 2:09.31 (Prelims) - 8th Place
800 Meters - 2:13.35 (Finals) - 9th Place
800 Meters - 2:11.46 (Prelims) - 8th Place
2012 NCAA Division II Championships
4x400 Relay - 3:45.17 (Finals) - 7th Place
4x400 Relay - 3:42.17 (Prelims) - 3rd Place