|Hometown:||La Crescenta, Calif.|
|High School:||Mayfield High School|
AS A SOPHOMORE (2017-18): (XC) Competed in five cross country meets … posted a season-best 6k 22:22.6 at the NCAA West Regional Championships and finished first among her teammates … clocked a 6k 22:36.0 at the USF Invitational and finished first among her teammates.
(TRACK) Competed in four track and field meets, running at 1,500m, 3,000m, and 5,000m … ran at 1,500m and 5,000m once each, clocking 5:15.00 at the Woody Wilson Invitational and 18:53.84 at the SF State Distance Carnival, respectively … posted a season-best 3,000m 10:40.87 at the Jackson’s Nike Boise Indoor Invite, finishing second overall.
AS A FRESHMAN (2016-17): (XC) Ran five times for the Broncos in her debut season ... season-best 6-kilometer 22:48.9 at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitatioanal.
(TRACK) Ran in six events during her first season on the track with the Broncos ... doubled up for season-best times at 800 meters (2:32.38) and 1,500 meters (4:53.04) at the West Coast Last Chance Open.
PRIOR TO SCU: Graduated from Mayfield High School (Pasadena, Calif.) in 2016 ... (XC) Honored with the Most Valuable Player award, Captains Award, and Athlete of the Year … 2nd Place two years in a row in CIFSS … (TRACK) Led her relay team to a win in the Distance Medley Relay at the Arcadia Invitational in 2016.
HIGH SCHOOL PRS: Had a personal best of 18:26 in the 5k … had a personal best of 60 seconds in the 400m, 2:18 in the 800m, and 5:04 in the 1600m.
PERSONAL: Parents are Michael Sanchez and Connie Casillas … has five siblings — Catalina, Rudy, Elena, Logan, and Lachlan … uncle is Jason Pyrah who competed at 5000 meters in the 1996 and 2000 Summer Olympic Games, placing 10th overall in 2000 … hobbies include hiking, going to the beach, and finding great tacos.