Taylor Paschen and Chris Flaherty each set team records in the 1000 meter.
Freshman (2011-12): Competed in the Fullerton Invite (6k; 24.53.4) and the UC Riverside Invitational (6k; 19:51.9)... In the spring, competed in the 3,000m and 5,000m, clocking her best time of 11:40.5 in the 3k at the Point Loma Collegiate meet.
High School: Attended Murrieta Valley High School where she competed in cross country, track and field, and soccer, earning four varsity letters overall... Ran for head coach Steve Chavez... As a senior, was named Murrieta Valley HS Scholar Athlete of the Year and second-team All-Southwestern League in cross country... Clocked a time of 19:01 in the Mt. Sac Invitational 5K and 18:40 in the Woodbridge Invitational... Helped her team become Mt. Sac Division I Varsity finalists... In her junior year, won the Coaches Award, while notching a season-high 5K time of 18:30 and a 1600m time of 5:30... Her team advanced to the CIF Division I finals at the Mt. Sac Invitational... As a freshman, helped lead her team to the Woodbridge Freshman Girls Division I championship and the Inland Empire Division I championship... Also earned two varsity letters in track and field... Was named MVP of her soccer team and the captain of the frosh/soph squad... Helped lead her soccer team to the freshman Southwestern League Division I championship... Competed with the TVSA Women's Soccer club team where she served as captain.
Personal: Born December 16, 1993 in Orange, Calif.... Parents are Rick and Joni Anderson... Chose USD because of the small, private Catholic academic and athletic environment and the beautiful campus and city... Was also recruited by Pepperdine... Her father played football at USD as well as Saddleback Junior College... She has traveled all over the world, owns three horses, and enjoys the outdoors, reading, knitting, studying and academics... Works at Chic-fil-A! and aspires to earn a career in medical malpractice.
San Diego, CA - Toreros lit up the night with their outstanding performances at the SDSU Aztec Inviational this past weekend. Racing under the lights is every runners fantasy. The night clearly... Read More [+]
La Jolla, CA - Our Torero runners shifted into a new gear this last Saturday. With it only being the second meet of the 2013 track season there is much to look forward to as our runners continue... Read More [+]
Claremont, CA - Torero track is off to a promising start this last Saturday at the Rossi Relays in Claremont, CA. For our freshmen, it was their first taste of the collegiate track and field scene.... Read More [+]
La Jolla, CA - With the 2012 track season coming to an end, the Toreros are valuing each stride and had many successful performances this weekend at the UCSD Triton Invite in La Jolla, California. ... Read More [+]
Walnut, CA - Lauren Rice (Minnetonka, Minn.) raced the 10,000m for the first time in a Torero uniform. She was attempting to break Samantha Espindola's school record that was set at UCLA two years ... Read More [+]
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The 2012 track season is well underway and the Toreros had many strong performances this weekend at the Pomona Pitzer Invitational. Competing against a large field which... Read More [+]
Point Loma, CA - After competing in less than ideal racing conditions at the Point Loma Nazarene track two weeks ago, the Torero Distance Squad headed back to Point Loma in hope of some better... Read More [+]
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - University of San Diego freshman runner Taylor Paschen has made a seamless transition from high school cross country and track and is beginning to make her mark on the Torero... Read More [+]