Taylor Paschen, Cori Van Dyke, Kirsten Allan, and Emerald Raney set a new USD record in the 4x400 relay.
Junior (2011-12): In her first season as a Torero, competed in five meets in the fall... Clocked her best 6k time of 22:27.9 at the UC Riverside Invitational... Finished in 52nd place at the WCC Championships with a time of 23:17.0... Ran in the NCAA Western Regionals, where she finished in 156th place with a time of 23:01... Also competed in the Stanford Invite (6k; 23:04.0) and Bronco Invite (5k; 18:21.9)... Was one of USD's top runners in the track season, finishing with the top USD time in eight of her events throughout the spring... Competed in the one mile, 1500m, 3000m, 5000m, 10k and distance medley... Came in first in the 1500m at the Point Loma Collegiate Meet with a time of 4:47.62... Represented the Toreros at the Mt. Sac Relays, finishing in 27th place in the 10k... Named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll with a 3.32 GPA.
Sophomore (2010-2011): Ran cross country at the University of North Carolina in 2010.
Freshman (2009-2010): Competed in cross country and indoor and outdoor track and field at North Dakota State University... Named second-team All-Summit League in cross country in 2009... Earned individual all-conference honors in indoor and outdoor track in the Summit League Championships in 2010... Helped lead her team to a 2010 Summit League championship in indoor and outdoor track and field.
High School: Attended Holy Family Catholic High School... Earned four varsity letters in cross country for head coach Jim Kappel... Named All-State as a junior and senior, taking fifth place in the state meet as a junior and fourth place as a senior... Was section champion as a junior and senior, while also winning the conference during her senior year... Logged a 14:57 in the 4k in her junior year... Also competed in soccer, cross country skiing, and track and field.
Personal: Born June 26, 1991 in Minneapolis, Minn.... Daughter of Caroline Rice... Chose USD because of the coach, the location, and because it is a faith-based institution... Was also recruited by Minnesota, Wisconsin, the United States Military Academy, North Dakota, and Georgetown.
LA JOLLA, Calif. - The Torero squad had outstanding performances this past weekend at the UCSD Triton Track & Field Invitational. The Torero Women were led by remarkable performances from many of ... Read More [+]
San Diego, CA - Our Toreros were faced with a tough wind this past Saturday, and with spring time here the San Diego weather has begun to heat up. However, our Torero runners fought through the... Read More [+]
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 [+]