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

AS A SENIOR ON 2007-08: Placed 12th in San Francisco Invitational on 9/1 with a time of 18:49 in the 5k ... Placed 41st in the Sundodger Invitational with a 6k time of 22:46 on 9/15 ... Placed 72nd in the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 19:03 in the 5k on 9/28

AS A SENIOR IN 2006-07: Placed 31st in San Francisco Invitational on 9/2 with a 5k time of 19:27.90...Placed 108th in Sundodger Invitational on 9/16 with a 6k time of 23:28...Placed 97th in Notre Dame Invitational on 9/29 with a 5k time of 19:37...Placed 55th in Santa Clara Bronco Invitational on 10/14 with a 5k time of 18:58.3...Placed 22nd in Shoreline Invitational on 10/21 with a 3.17 mi. time of 19:02.3.

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: Raced in seven competitions during the season... best finish was a 14th-place showing at the Bronco Invitational with a time of 20:13... ran best 4k time of the season (16:04) at the Stanford Invitational... ran season-best 5k time of 19:06 at the Willamette Invitational... placed 31st at the West Coast Championships with a time of 19:34... placed 138th at the NCAA West Regional clocking in at 23:38. Click here to view her track results.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2003: 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 ... finished 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.