UC Davis hosts annual Aggie Open on Saturday to kick-off 2016 campaign
UC Davis has 89 honorees in fall, winter and spring combined
Aggie teams combine for quartet of season-best marks against tough competition
Ten UC Davis student-athletes make third appearance on Fall Academic All-Conference squads
Barr and Halsted each finish 27th to lead UC Davis cross country in Seattle
2014: NCAA ALL-REGION... ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE... Raced in five of the team's eight meets on the year, finishing among the top 25 in all five... Finished second at the Big West Conference Championships with a time to 20:22.7 to help the Aggies claim the conference title... Followed that up with a 23rd place finish at the NCAA West Regionals to earn all-region honors, crossing in a time of 20:54.4 and helping UC Davis finish 11th as a team... Opened the year by winning the Aggie Open (14:17) and finished seventh against a difficult field at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 21:04, helping the Aggies to a second-place team finish... Was the first UC Davis runner across the line at the NCAA Pre-Nationals, finishing 17th in a time of 21:11.0... One of 153 women nationwide to earn individual USTFCCCA All-Academic honors, while helping the Aggies to a spot on the honor roll as a team for the eighth consecutive year... Also selected to the Big West All-Academic Team for the fall.
2013: Competed in three races for the Aggies... Posted her best finish at the Big West Conference Championships, ending up 16th in a time of 22:57.0 to help UC Davis to a second-place team finish... Crossed the line in a season-best 6K time of 20:49 at the NCAA West Regionals in Sacramento... Also competed at the Inter-Regional Jamboree on the same regional course, finishing the 5K race in a time of 17:56 (58th).
2012: Ran five races for the Aggies in her first season and finished in the team's top-5 each time... Finished a season-best fourth in her first collegiate race, the Aggies Open (4K), with a time of 14:09... Came in 17th at the Big West Championships (6K) in 21:04.9... Cross the finish line in 20:51 at the NCAA West Regional (6K), good for 47th place... Finished 28th at the Pac-12 Preview (5K) and 107th at the NCAA Pre-Nationals (6K).
SAN LUIS OBISPO HS '12: Two-time San Luis Obispo County champion in cross country while capturing Pac-7 title as well in 2011... Selected as Pac 7 MVP after winning her first-ever cross country title... Was second at CIF-Southern Section Div. III Finals in 2010 and third as a senior... Went on to state finals where she was eighth and 10th, respecitvely... Also competed at Foot Locker West Regional Cross Country Championships at Mt. SAC... Won Pac 7 title in 800 (2:20.12), 1,600 (5:04.01) and 3,200, setting a meet record in the 3,200 with a time of 10:59.10... That mark broke her own meet record set in 2011 by nearly four seconds... Advanced to CIF-Southern Section finals, placing second in the 3,200 (10:54.54)... Turned in a seventh-place finish at the CIF-SS Master's Meet and was 15th at the CIF state meet... California Scholarship Federation member, honor roll, and winner of Mayor's Award for Community Service.
PERSONAL: Parents are Bill and Yvonne Hoffmann... Sister Jessica attends UC Santa Cruz.
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