AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012
Ran in two events for UC San Diego at the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Championships ... Turned in a second-place finish in the women's 10,000-meter run, which was also a personal best and the third-highest UCSD mark all-time in that event, with a finishing time of 37 minutes, 2.15 seconds ... Finished 13th overall in the 5,000 at the CCAA Championships, crossing the line at 18:34.88 ... Earned top mark in the 1,500 with a time of 4:47.26 at the UCSD Triton Invitational, placing eighth overall ... Best 3,000 performance occurred at the San Diego Collegiate Challenge (10:31.02, 4th) ... Cracked UCSD's all-time top 10 for the 5,000 at No. 10 with her time of 17:58.55, which was good enough for 24th place at the Occidental Distance Carnival.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011
In her 5,000 debut as a Triton, finished 17th with a time of 18:20.26 at the All-Cal Challenge Championships ... Took second at the San Diego Collegiate Challenge in the 1,500 ... Finished in top 40 in the 1,500 during the Triton Invitational with a time of 5:04.55 ... At the CCAA Championships, finished the 1,500 with a time of 5:05.41.
A 2010 graduate of Esperanza High School in Anaheim ... Had a personal-record time of 2:18.99 in her sixth-place finish in the 800 at the Orange County City Championships during her junior year at EHS (2009) ... Hit a personal best of 5:08.60 in the 1,600 at the Orange County Championships, where she finished seventh overall as a senior (2010) ... Also ran cross country for the Aztecs ... Voted top Orange County girl in Cross Country ... Personal bests of 17:47 at the 29th Annual Woodbridge Cross Country Classic (37th) and 18:30 at the CIF State Cross Country Championships (29th) in the three-mile and 5k, respectively, during her senior year in 2009 ... Additionally, did figure skating her freshman year.
Born Nov. 3, 1992 in Taiwan ... Parents are Yu and An Chang ... Majors in economics and mathematics at Marshall College ... Has a sister named Jennifer and brother named James ... Roots for the Los Angeles Lakers ... Ryan Hall is her favorite athlete ... Favorite movie is "Pride and Prejudice" ... Justin Bieber's "As Long As You Love Me" is on her iPod playlist ... Hobbies include baking sweets ... Could eat ice cream for the rest of her life if given the chance ... Most memorable moment came in 2009 when she raced at the California State meet ... Her parents and friends are her greatest influences ... Hopes to be happy and financially stable after graduating from UCSD.