Blossom Marimpietri
Blossom Marimpietri
Born: 09/04/1985
Height: 5-1
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Agoura Hills, Calif.
High School: Oak Park

AS A SENIOR IN 2006-07: WCC Challenge Cup 2/24: Finished 9th in the 3000 meters with a time of 11:00.95 ... Aggie Track & Field Open 3/10: Finished 16th in the 5000 meters with a time of 20:05.14 ... Hornet Invitational 3/24: Finished 14th in the 3000 meters with a time of 11:32.51 ... Johnny Mathis Invitational 4/7: Finished 18th in the 5000 meters with a time of 19:10.84 ... Sacramento State Open 5/4: Finished 12th in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:30.49, finished 12th in the 3000 meters with a time of 11:17.99 ... Division I Independent Championship 5/12-13: Finished 14th in the 10000 meters with a time of 39:19.86.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2005-06: Serves as the secretary for the Student-Athlete Advisory Counsil ... also is Santa Clara's representative for the WCC & NCAA student-athlete groups.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2004-05: Competed in four meets on the season ... was one of five Broncos to finish in the top-ten in the 3,000-meters at the Chico Twilight Open, placing eighth in the 3,000-meters with a time of 11:34 ... clocked a time of 5:10 in the 1,500-meters at the Woody Wilson Invitational to finish 19th ... turned in her best performance of the season at the Warrior Invitational, taking third in the 3,000-meters with a time of 10:58 ... placed 16th with a time of 18:49 in the 3,000-meters at the Johnny Mathis Invitational. 

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2003-04: Participated in seven competitions on the season ... top finish was a 12th-place effort at the Santa Clara Invitational and the WCC Championships ... earned honorable mention all-WCC honors ... posted a time of 18:50 at the WCC meet at Crystal Springs, which was :34 seconds faster than her collegiate debut on the same course at the Bronco Invitational ... best time of the season was an 18:45.03 effort at the Willamette Invitational ... finsihed 96th at the NCAA West Regionals in a 6,000-meter time of 22:50.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2003 graduate of Oak Park High School in Oak Park, Calif. ... coached by Kevin Smith, J.J. Castner and Gloria Rios ... a two-time all-Tri Valley League, all-Ventura County and all-CIF selection ... registered a personal best 5,000-meter cross country time of 19:44 and a three-mile best of 18:59 ... recorded best track times of 5:28 in the 1,600-meters and 11:38 over 3,200-meters ... helped lead her team to consecutive league, CIF-Southern Section and state championships in 2001 and 2002 ... also participated in track, soccer and softball.

PERSONAL: Born September 4, 1985 in Santa Monica, Calif. ... parents are Tony Marimpietri and Carol Tripodo ... father attended UCLA and mother graduated from Cal State Northridge ... has three older sisters, Tara, Iris and Autum ... lists art, shopping and being with friends among hobbies.