Julia Yang
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

High School:
Westview '12

Height:
5-4

Event:
Middle Distances

Major:
Economics

CROSS COUNTRY: Appeared in three meets as a freshman: Aggie Open, Stanford Invite and Doc Adams Open.

WESTVIEW HS '12: Competed at CIF state cross country championships every year, including 44th place as a junior... Took 3rd at San Diego Section meet in 2008, 6th in 2010, 16th in 2009... Voted Most Competitive as a senior, Most Inspirational as a junior... Four-time Athlete of the Year in track & field... Qualified to state track championship in 1,600 as a senior (14th, 5:16.33)... Hit mile PR of 4:58.11 at CIF-SDS meet to earn advancement to state... Took 7th at sections in that event as a junior... Also won Palomar League and finished 9th in 800 (2:17.20) at section finals in 2012... Preceded prep career with USATF All-America honors in cross country as an 11-year-old for SoCal RoadRunners.

PERSONAL: Born in Raleigh, N.C.... Majoring in economics... Parents are Hong Yang & Laura Lin... Career highlights were breaking five-minute barrier in mile and helping WHS win San Diego Section banner in 2010.