Aggies earn distinctions for outstanding achievements in the classroom
UC Davis track and field teams perform well at two different meets, one of them at home
Aggie women drop school marks in 100, 5,000 and steeplechase with impressive efforts
UC Davis takes on competition before taking break for final exams
Aggies open outdoor season at Stanford Opener on Saturday
2012: Finished 3rd in 10,000 (36:19.05), 17th in 5,000 (17:48.24) at Big West Conference Championships... Missed entering school's all-time 10K top 10 by less than a second... Best 5K mark was 17:30.53 at SFSU Distance Carnival... Also ran 1,500 (4:39.97) and 3,000 (9:52.49) during the year... Earned Academic All-Big West honors.
2011: Finished 12th in 10,000 (37:10.02) at Big West Conference meet... Also raced in 1,500 (4:46.05), 3,000 (10:10.71), two mile (11:26.54) and 5,000 (17:18.63) at various meets... Highlighted sophomore season in 2011 with 10th-place at Santa Clara Bronco Invitational and was 11th at season-opening Aggie Open in 2012.
UC DAVIS CROSS COUNTRY: Competed in both the Big West Championships and NCAA West Regionas during her career... Was 12th at the 2013 Big West Championship...
PLACER HS '10: Qualified for CIF state meet as a junior and senior, placing 12th among Division III field in 2009... Advanced to state after finishing 2nd at Sac-Joaquin Section championship in each of final two seasons... Earned nod on Sacramento River Cats All-City squad... Won 3,200 and finished 1,600 at CIF-SJS D-III meet that spring... Class valedictorian... Selected as school's top female student-athlete in 2009.
PERSONAL: Born in Auburn, Calif.... Majoring in neurobiology, physiology & behavior... Parents are David & Eva Harcus... Career highlight was breaking 11-minute barrier (10:58.05) in 3,200 at Arcadia Invitational.