Krista Drechsler
Krista  Drechsler


Santa Barbara, Calif.

High School:
Santa Barbara HS '08


Chemical Engineering


Aggies head to Stanford with heavy hearts

UC Davis toes the line for the first time since the loss of their teammate


Peterson in Action Monday at NCAA Championships

Jonathan Peterson returns to national championship for second straight year


Women 8th, Men 17th at NCAA West Regional

Jonathan Peterson leads all Aggie runners with 10th-place finish


Aggies Look for Postseason Trip at NCAA West Regionals

Top two teams and four individuals not on qualifying teams advance to NCAA Championship


Aggie Women Win First Big West Title

UC Davis brings home its second team championship in as many years

2010: Top women's finisher in three meets, including Big West Conference Championship (14th)... Opened 2010 season by winning Hornet Jamboree in a time of 17:23 (9/11)... Followed that with sixth-place finish at Stanford Invitational, clocking in at 20:49 (9/25)... Named Big West Women's Athlete of the Week for her efforts at Stanford Invite... Clocked in at 21:13.4 at conference meet... Finished 43rd overall at NCAA West Regionals in a time of 21:07.70 (11/13)...

2009: Competed in four meets for UC Davis, including Big West Conference Championship (40th) and NCAA Pre-Nationals... Finished tenth overall at Hornet Jamboree Sept. 12 with a time of 18:07... Clocked in at 22:10 in the 6K race at the Stanford Invitational to finish 41st Sept. 26.

2008: Finished among UC Davis scorers in seven meets, including Big West Conference Championship (T20th) and West Regional (54th)... Placed 85th overall, 3rd among Aggies, at NCAA Pre-Nationals (10/18)... Opened season with 5th-place showing at Aggie Open (9/6).

TRACK & FIELD: Finished 5th in 10,000 at Big West Conference meet... Competed twice in 5,000 as a freshman, posting season-best 17:45.80 at Cal's Brutus Hamilton Invite... Placed 6th (36:44.90) in 10K at 2009 Big West Conference meet.

SANTA BARBARA HS '08: Won Channel League and Santa Barbara County championships as a senior... Finished 8th at state championships to earn all-state honors... Named team MVP for her efforts... Voted team captain during her final two seasons... Placed 6th (11:12.72) in Southern Section finals, advancing by virtue of PR 11:06.88 in prelims... Named team MVP of the track and field team as a junior... Two-year captain of the track team.

PERSONAL: Born in Berkeley, Calif.... Majoring in chemical engineering... Parents are Jennifer and Bill Drechsler... Proudest personal accomplishment was breaking 18-minute barrier at Mt. SAC course and earning All-CIF in cross country.