Tina Downey
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.

High School:
Palos Verdes Peninsula HS '03

Height:
5-3

Major:
Biological Sciences

Downey arrives at UC Davis by way of the powerhouse Peninsula HS cross country program, where she helped her teams to back-to-back state championships in 2000 and 2001. As a sophomore, she enjoyed a season-best race to finish fourth among her team - allowing PVHS to win the title by a mere two-point margin. Downey won MVP honors as a team captain in 2002, and was a nominee for her school's Athlete of the Year award. In track & field, she was a Southern Section meet qualifier in the 3,200 as a junior, posting a time of 11:27. Downey is a biological sciences major.