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
Barr and Halsted each finish 27th to lead UC Davis cross country in Seattle
2014: Raced in the first three meets of the season, finishing in the top 20 twice... Opened the year with a 10th-place finish at the Aggie Open, completing the 4K course in a time of 15:00... Followed that up two weeks later with a 14th-place finish at the WCC Preview, crossing the line in a time of 21:47.2... Also competed at the Stanford Invitational, finishing with a time of 23:14.
2013: Competed in three of the first four meets of the year for the Aggies... Posted her best finish of the year at the Aggie Open, finishing 10th in a time of 14:33 on the 4K course... Finished in a season-best 22:19.4 over the 6K course at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational... Also added a time of 24:05 at the Stanford Invitational.
2012: Did not race in her first season on campus.
EL MOLINO HS '12: Two-sport standout in cross country and track and field... Won the Sonoma County League title in a school record time of 17:30, then won the CIF-North Coast Section championship in a time of 17:43, the third fastest time in Div. IV... Finished seventh among Div. IV runners at California State Cross Country Championships during senior season... Three-time All-Sonoma County League first-team selection while also earning back-to-back All-Empire first team honors as a junior and senior... Also received All-North Coast Section first team accolades and was named to the All-Nor Cal second team as a senior... Set course records on two different occasions during her senior season while also setting a meet record once... Three-time All-Sonoma County League first team selection in track and field... State meet qualifier this past season in 1,600 after 5:02.41 PR in NCS Meet of Champions... Posted 11:00.65 PR in 3,200 at Meet of Champions... Won 1,600 and 3,200 titles at Sonoma County League championship as well as at NCS Redwood Empire Championships, setting a school record in both events... CIF state qualifier in 1,600... Recipient of NCS Scholar-Athlete award for both cross country and track and field.
PERSONAL: Parents are Tony and Dorothy Lane... Has one younger brother, Brady... Majoring in animal biology... Lists current Aggie assistant coach Kim Conley as her sports hero and would someday like to compete in the Olympics... Always wears a lucky ribbon and lucky watermelon socks on race day.
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