AS A FRESHMAN IN 2014
Made her collegiate debut for the Tritons at the Rossi Relays (2/22), running the third leg of the 4x400 relay team that won first place ... Also ran on the winning 4x400 relay team at the Soka Peace Invitational (4/19) ... Competed in the 400 meters, running a season-best time of 57.53 at the Cal-Nevada Championships (4/4) ... Competed in the 200 meters and ran a season best time of 26.69 at the All-Cal Championships (3/8).
A 2013 graduate of Saint Francis High School in Mountain View ... Member of 4x400 West Catholic Athletic League (WCAL) champions in 2011 ... Finished first in the 400 meters and second in the 200 in league finals in 2012 and 2013 ... Ran personal bests of 25.48 in the 200 meters and 57.57 in the 400 in 2012 ... Also competed in soccer and cross country.
Born Aug. 10, 1995 in San Jose ... Parents are Ricardo and Alicia Padilla ... Has an older sister named Allison ... Psychology major with a sociology minor at Sixth College ... Most memorable moment was her team winning the 4X400 in her sophomore year of high school to advance to the state championships ... Enjoys art and photography in her spare time ... Roots for the San Francisco Giants and Golden State Warriors ... David Beckham is her favorite athletes ... Top movie is 50 First Dates ... Listens to Smallpools and Arctic Monkeys ... Loves sushi ... Her mother is her greatest influence.