Elsa Valenzuela
Elsa Valenzuela
Year: Junior
Hometown: Burlingame, Calif.
High School: Crystal Springs Uplands School
Major: Biology

Elsa Valenzuela Action Photos

AS A JUNIOR (2014-2015): (XC) Finished with a time of 25:13.4 in the women's 6k at the West Coast Conference Preview Meet ... was the top Santa Clara finisher with a time of 24:11.1 in the women's 6k at the San Francisco State Invitational ... finished with a time of 23:49.4 in the women's 6k open race at the Bronco Invitational ... ran the women's 6k at the West Coast Conference championships in 22:48.7 ... closed out the season with a 6k time of 23:44 at the NCAA West Region Championships.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2013-2014): (XC) Ran 21:25.1 in the 5k SCU vs. SMC Dual Meet … ran 23:13 at the 6k SF State Invitational ... ran 22:57.8 at the 6k Bronco Invitational … ran 24:40.3 at the 6k West Coast Conference Championships ... ran 23:45.1 at the 6k Doc Adams Invitational.

(TRACK) Competed in seven events, four times in the 1500m race and three times in the 5000m race ... opened the season at the Kim Duyst Invitational with a 1500m run of 5:10.36 ... posted a 1500m time of 5:05.04 at the Aggie Open ... ran the 1500m race at the Johnny Mathis Invitational in 5:00.43 ... in her first 5000m race of the season, ran a personal best 18:32.22 at the SF State Distance Carnival ... finished the 1500m race at the Bryan Clay Invitational in 4:56.34 ... posted a 5000m time of 18:51.33 at the Brutus Hamilton Open ... finished the season with a 5000m time of 18:56.4 at the West Coast Last Chance Open.

AS A FRESHMAN (2012-2013): (XC) Started her freshman season at the USF Invitational 5k with a time of 19:58.4 … continued at the Bronco Invitational 5k with a time of 20:02 … finished the Doc Adams Invitational 6k in 25:19.

(TRACK) Did not run.


Cross Country: 5k - 19:58.4 (2012 USF Invitational) ... 6k - 22:48.7 (2014 West Coast Conference Championships).

Track: 1500m - 4:56.34 (2014 Bryan Clay Invitational) ... 5000m - 18:32.22 (2014 SF State Distance Carnival).

HIGH SCHOOL:  Attended Crystal Springs Upland School ... Best Marks in Cross Country: Crystal Springs 2.95: 19:03; Stanford 5k: 19:41 ... Best Marks Track: 1600m 5:17; 3200m 11:30.