Michelle Solone
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Folsom, Calif.

High School:
Folsom HS '02

Height:
5-7

Event:
Distance

Major:
Exercise Biology

2005: Finished 2nd in 5,000 (17:34.52) at Div. I Independent Championships... Hit 5K PR of 17:32.82 at Oregon... Won 3,000 at Causeway Classic dual with season-best 10:12.32... Also ran 1,500 twice, hitting season-best 4:44.69 at Hornet Invite.

2004: Had team's second-best 5,000 mark of the year, posting 17:35.84 at UC Berkeley's Brutus Hamilton Invitational... Hit 3,000 PR of 10:17.93 in Aggie Open home opener.

2003: Finished 5th at CCAA Championships in 5,000 (18:29.71)... Broke 18-minute barrier at Johnny Mathis Invite, recording season-best 17:54.08... Had season-best 10:25.16 in 3K at Woody Wilson Classic.

UC DAVIS CROSS COUNTRY: Appeared in six meets as a senior in 2005... Was Aggies No. 2 finisher at Aggie Open, Willamette Invite and USATF club championships... Placed 16th at Div. Independent Championships... Competed in all six meets in 2003 and all seven in 2004... Placed 5th in both the Aggie Open and Sac State Open as a junior... Also finished 11th at D-I independent meet in 2004... Placed 21st at both CCAA Championships and NCAA West Regional as a freshman in 2002.

FOLSOM HS '02: Finished 2nd (11:00.57) in 3,200 at Sac-Joaquin Section meet as a junior, 5th (11:20.29) as a senior... Two-time state meet qualifier... Won Skyline League titles in 3,200 as a freshman and senior, and added an 800 title as a sophomore... Three-time qualifier for state cross country meet... Posted finishes of 15th, 19th and 23rd, respectively... Made D-I meet as a senior, placing 23rd.

PERSONAL: Born in Palo Alto, Calif.... Exercise biology major... Parents are Mark & Kim Solone... Seeks career in medicine... Career highlght was running in the snow at the 2002 NCAA cross country meet.