Veronica Vazquez
Veronica Vazquez
Height: 5-3
Year: Freshman
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
High School: Overfelt

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2006-07: WCC Challenge Cup 2/24: Finished 6th in the 1500 meters with a time of 5:01.52 ... Aggie Track & Field Open 3/10: Finished 11th in the 1500 meters with a time of 4:53.27 ... Hornet Invitational 3/24: Finished fifth in the 5000 meters with a time of 18:07.18 ... Cal-Nevada Championships 3/30-3/31: Finished third in her heat of the 1500 meters with a time of 4:42.68, qualifying for finals. Finished ninth in the 1500 meter finals with a time of 4:45.25 ... Johnny Mathis Invitational 4/7: Finished third in the 5000 meters with a time of 17:40.39 ... Woody Wilson Open 4/14: Finished 5th in the 1500 meters with a time of 4:49.91 ... Steve Scott Invitational 4/28: Finished second in the 5000 meters with a time of 18:02.47 ... Sacramento State Open 5/4: Finished seventh in the 1500 meters with a time of 4:45.82 ... Division I Independent Championship 5/12-13: Finished 16th in the 5000 meters with a time of 18:43.63.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2005 graduate of Overfelt High School in San Jose, Calif. ... coached by Floyd Hurndon, Cary Terry and Monty Steadman ... named prep cross country team's athlete of the year three times ... was a second-team all-district selection ... registered personal bests of 11:09 in the two-mile, 5:11 in the 1,500-meters and 2:24 in the 800-meters ... the Blossom Valley Athletic League champion in cross country as a senior ... covered the Crystal Springs XC Course in 18:49 ... finished second as a junior with a 19:45 clocking on the same course ... finished sixth in the Central Coast Section at Toro Park in Salinas, Calif. as a senior with a time of 19:00 to qualify for the state meet ... finished 27th at the state championships at Woodward Park in Fresno, Calif. with a time of 19:03 ... finished seventh in the CCS championships in the 1,500-meters with a time of 5:11.57 ... involved in the AP Bio Club and the Photography Club in high school.

PERSONAL: Born in San Jose, Calif. ... daughter of Isidro and Maria Vazquez ... has three siblings, an older sister, Angelica, and two younger brothers, Erick and Alex.