Kirkegaard fifth, Ceja ninth to pace UC Davis to a pair of third-place team finishes
Well-rested UC Davis squads compete in second meet of the season on Friday
Freshman Lemak, sophomore Ceja pace Aggies in wins over Sacramento State
UC Davis hosts annual Aggie Open on Saturday to kick-off 2016 campaign
Ten UC Davis student-athletes make third appearance on Fall Academic All-Conference squads
2014: ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE... Raced in six of the team's eight meets during the year, posting a trio of top-10 finishes... Crossed the line in ninth place at the Big West Conference Championships to earn all-conference honors and help the Aggies to the team title with a time of 20:57.5... Also finished ninth in the season-opening Aggie Open with a time of 14:59 and followed that up two weeks later with a 10th place finish at the WCC Preview with a time of 21:35.0... Was the second UC Davis runner across the line at the NCAA West Regionals at Stanford, completing the course in a time of 21:20.6 to finish 47th... Finished third among her teammates at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 21:56 to finish 30th... Ran the NCAA Pre-Nationals course in a time of 22:53.4... Named to the Big West All-Academic Team for the fall.
2013: Competed in four meets in her first season as an Aggie... Posted her best finish of the year at the Doc Adams Open in November, finishing 16th with a time of 22:27... Opened the season strong, finishing 19th at the Aggie Open in a time of 15:20... Ran a 6K season-best 22:17.5 at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational on Oct. 19... Was the second Aggie runner across the line at the Stanford Invitational, finishing in a time of 23:46.
ALBANY HS '13: The majority of her high school sports career was spent playing competitive soccer year-round... She was named offensive league MVP as a senior... Her senior year was also where she began her running career... She raced the 1600 and 3200 at the Meet of Champions...5:08 was her personal best in the 1600... Her personal best in the 3200 was 11:25.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Beatrice and Ian MacLeod... Has a younger brother, Malcolm... Breaking two school records at NCS Meet of Champions in her first track & field season is her most memorable personal accomplishment... Not many people know that she is half French and speaks the language fluently... Jenny Simpson is her sports hero... Chose to attend UC Davis due to its quality academic and sports programs... Once competed at Cal's Edwards Stadium, her favorite facility... Nelson Mandela is her non-sports hero... Planning to pursue a career in environmental sciences once she graduates... Would love to visit Turkey... Competed for the ACC Mavericks/Bay Oaks Soccer Club in Berkeley/Oakland for nine years.
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