UCSD Track & Field BIO
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 Diane Dunn

AS A JUNIOR IN 2007: Assured return to National Championships early on, finish with a time of 10:00.62 in the 3000 during Rossi Relays... finished 2nd in 1500 at All-Cal Championships with a time of 4:36.89, while finishing 3rd in same event at Cal/Nevada State Championships... won 1500 event at UCSD Divisional Challenge in time of 4:37.66... recorded career-best 1500 time at UCLA Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersey Invitational, finishing 6th at 4:31.95, the third-best finish for the event in UCSD history... finished 4th in the 3000 with a time of 9:58.15 at Triton Invitational... earned All-American status in the 3000 during the NCAA DII National Championships with a time of 9:56.02 that ranks as career-best, best for Tritons on the season, and fourth-best time in school history... also recorded a career-best, Triton season-best, and top-ten all-time mark for UCSD in the 800, crossing the finishing line in 2:14.45.

 

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2006: Finished in 3rd during the 1500m event at the All-Cal Championships... finished in 2nd in the 1500m at the Cal-Nevada Championships with a time of 4:33.34, the best of any Triton in the event during the season and 4th best time in school history... earned All-CCAA Second Team Honors in the 1500m after finishing 2nd with a time of 4:36.44... finished 5th in her heat and 13th overall during the 1500m event at the NCAA Championships... finished 5th in the 3000m run at the Rafer Johnson/UCLA Invitational with a career-best time of 10:06.51, ranking 6th all-time in Triton history... named to the USTFCCCA Women’s All-Academic Squad... also a member of the UCSD women’s cross country team... ran in six of the team's seven cross country races... finished 9th in the first race of the year with her time of 16:09.8 on the 2.5 mile UCSD par course... finished 20th overall at the UC Irvine Invitational with her time of 19:07.7... finished 9th at the CCAA Championships, helping the team to its second-ever title, with her time of 22:24 at the 6k course in San Francisco... finished 43rd at the NCAA D-II West Regional with her time of 24:07.50, helping the team to a second place finish... finished 94th at the NCAA D-II National Championships with her time of 24:00.7, helping the team to its best-ever finish of 7th place... was also an All-CCAA member in cross country.

 

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2005: Posted lifetime bests for UCSD in both the 800m and 1500m events, posting season bests of 2:14.77 and 4:38.86, respectively... time in the 800m was career mark and 8th best all-time in UCSD history... ran in seven of the cross country team’s eight meets... finished 26th out of 135 runners at the UC Irvine Invitational as her time of 19:51.8 helped the Tritons to a team victory over 13 other teams, including six Division I schools... crossed the finish line in a time of 18:06.78, which was good enough for 14th place out of 271 entrants at the Willamette Invite... helped team to a second place finish at the CCAA Championships with her 9th place finish in a time of 20:54.50, earning her All-CCAA honors... her time at the CCAA Championships was also the fastest freshman mark, making her the 2004 CCAA Freshman of the Year... finished 29th at the NCAA Division II West Regional in a time of 24:21, helping the team to a second place finish... finished 74th at the NCAA Division II National Championships, crossing the line in a time of 24:13.2, the third fastest UCSD time at the meet.

 

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2004 graduate of College Park High School in Pleasant Hill, Calif... ran cross country and track for coach Charles Woolridge... was a member of the 2003 Cross Country CIF Division II State Championship team that was ranked No. 5 in the nation by Harrier Magazine... earned All-American honors in 2004 as a member of the 4x400m relay team... was a NCS Scholar Athlete in 2001, 2002 and 2003... set personal bests of 2:16.2 in the 800m, 5:13.1 in the 1600m, 11:09.6 in the 3200m and 19:41 in the 5k... was a Girl Scout Silver Award winner and a peer tutor.

 

PERSONAL: Born April 5, 1986 in Walnut Creek, Calif... parents are Steve and Mary Dunn... has one older brother named Erik... cousin, Michael McMillan, played basketball for UCSD... is an undeclared major in Eleanor Roosevelt College... enjoys watching movies, running and other sports in her spare time.

Position: Distance
Year: Senior
City/State: Martinez, CA
High School: College Park HS
Experience: 1 Letter
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