Kazune  Shidara

Pleasant Hill, Calif.

High School:
College Park HS '12



2014: Competed in two meets for UC Davis... Posted a season-best time of 24:22.4 at the Santa Clara Invitational to place 64th... Crossed the line in a time of 25:12.0 to finish 79th at the WCC Preview in the second meet of the year.

2013: Raced in four meets during her second season with the Aggies... Posted a pair of top 50 finishes during the year, including 23rd at the season-opening 4K Aggie Open in a time of 16:08... Finished 44th at the Doc Adams Open later in the year in a time of 24:29... Collected her best 6K time of the season at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational, crossing the line in 24:19.1... Also ran at the Stanford Invitational, covering the course in 25:03 to finish 174th... Selected to the Big West Conference fall All-Academic Team.

2012: Raced in the first two meets of the season for UC Davis... Finished 37th in the 4K at the Aggie Open with a time of 16:00... Also finished 37th at the 5K Hornet Jamboree, crossing in a time of 19:17.0.

PLEASANT HILL HS '12: Ran all four years of cross country... Ran two years of track... In cross country, she held a personal best of 19:52... Raced in the CIF State Cross Country Championships... In Track, she raced the 800, 1600, and 3200... Her personal best in the 800 was 2:31.32... Personal best in the 1600 was 5:37.25... Personal best in the 3200 was 12:23

PERSONAL: Daughter of Chiyo and Kazuyoshi Shidara... Majoring in Animal Science... Her two siblings, Kie and Hide, also attend UC Davis... Kazuyoshi once played professional rugby when he lived in Wakayama... Most people do not know that she danced for six years at the San Francisco Ballet School... She would love to live and work in Japan for a year or two once after she graduates.


4K 16:00 8/31/12 Aggie Open
5K 19:17.0 9/8/12 Hornet Jamboree
6K 24:19.1 10/19/13 Santa Clara Invitational