Peterson lowers school record in 5K as distance and sprint groups shine at big meet
2012: Split time equally among 1,500 (4:33.97), 3,000 (9:43.51), and 5,000 (16:54.80)... Season-best 3K time, set at Causeway Classic, checked in at No. 9 on school's all-time leaderboard... Made once appearance in 10K, posting 35:59.50 at Mt.SAC, now 8th in school history.
2011: Placed 8th in 10,000 (36:31.29) at Big West Conference Championships... Ran 5,000 in two meets, going 17:16.91 at Brutus Hamilton... Also made appearances in 1,500 (4:44.51), 3,000 (10:07.81) and two-mile (11:13.36) at different meets.
CROSS COUNTRY: Finished 10th at Big West Conference Championship... Appeared in five meets, including NCAA West Regional, finishing among team scorers each time... Redshirted in 2010.
OAKMONT HS '10: Two-year qualifier for CIF state championships, placing 82nd in 2009, 71st in 2008... Finished 4th at Sac-Joaquin Section meet as a senior to earn state berth... Three-time team MVP in cross country, plus winner of Jason Davidson Award... Advanced to CIF-SJS 3,200 finals as a sophomore and senior, placing 3rd on the latter occasion... Hit PR of 11:06.41 at section Masters meet in 2010... Garnered U.S. Army Reserve National Scholar-Athlete nod... Also competed in gymnastics for Byers Roseville, qualifying for Level 10 regional in 2007.
PERSONAL: Born in Sacramento, Calif.... Majoring in exercise biology... Parents are Randy & Louise Lozoya... Career highlight was placing 5th at Sac-Joaquin Section Masters meet as a senior... Favorite facility in which she has competed was a gymnastics venue in Cancun.