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CSUB Cross Country BIO
 Tori Blackmon

2016-17 (SENIOR): Competed in all four races for the ‘Runners…Finished third or fourth for CSUB in each meet…Opened season with 18:29.4 time at Pepperdine’s 4k…Posted season-best 5k time (21:25.0) at Master’s Mustang Challenge…Ran Pomona-Pitzer 6k in 25:41.0, a new 6k personal best.

2015-16 (JUNIOR): Raced in five of six meets for the ‘Runners…Lowered 6k personal best to 25:46.3 at the Pomona-Pitzer meet…Ran season-low 5k time of 21:22.8 at the WAC Championships in 51st-place finish…TRACK: Posted season-best time in 1500m (5:09.34) in 13th-place finish at Fresno State Invite…Ran season-low 12:41.76 in 3000m at NAU Duals Jan. 22…Competed in the mile for first time, posted 6:25.31 time to finish 17th…Earned Academic All-WAC for Outdoors.

2014-15 (SOPHOMORE): Posted season-best time of 21:11.2 in the Mustang Challenge…Ran a time of 26:04.4 at the Pomona-Pitzer 6k…Finished sixth for the ‘Runners and 56th overall at the WAC Championship with a time of 21:56.0…TRACK: Competed in seven meets for the ‘Runners, three times in the 1500m, three times in the 3000m, and once in the 3000m steeplechase…recorded ninth-fastest time CSUB history in 3000m steeplechase with time of 12:59.70 at Cal Poly Invitational…At her final meet of the season, the Bulldog Invite, lowered personal best in 3000m to 11:12.25…Reset personal best in 1500m at Cal State LA Invite with time of 5:06.54.

2013-14 (FRESHMAN): Placed 2nd on the team and 99th overall in her first collegiate race at the Mark Covert Classic with a time of 21:08.40…Finished the UCR Invitational with her career-best time of 20:25.30 for the Roadrunners…Recorded a 22:02.90 time in the 5k at the WAC Championships, finishing the race 50th overall…Named to the Academic All-WAC team…TRACK: Raced in a variety of distance races for the ‘Runners…Placed second at the All-Comers meet in the 2 mile race with a time of 12:21.0…Finished 15th in the preliminaries of the 1 mile race at the WAC Indoor Championship with a time of 5:44.40…Posted a season best time of 5:09.49 in the 1500m at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational… Named to the Academic All-WAC team.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2013 graduate of Stockdale High School…Coached by Bree Tape…Ran in the CIF Division 1 State Qualifier as a sophomore and senior…Earned SouthWest Yosemite League MVP honors during as a senior…Won SWYL Individual Championship as a junior in cross country…Won SWYL Championships all four years…Led cross country team to three Kern County Championship…First-team All-SWYL sophomore through senior year…First-team Bakersfield Californian All-Area sophomore through senior seasons…Holds the Yokuts Park 5k course record (18:23)…Member of the 2010 SWYL Championship track and field team…CIF Central Section Division 1 Runner-Up in soccer freshman, junior and senior year…Two-time SWYL Champion in soccer during her freshman and junior campaigns…First-team Bakersfield Californian All-Area as a junior and senior and second-team all-area as a sophomore…Three-time First-Team All-SWYL honoree.

PERSONAL: Born Sept. 24, 1995…Daughter of Bobby and Jenni Blackmon...A natural science major working on a minor in chemistry…Wants to be a teacher after her time at CSUB.

Height: 5'2"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bakersfield, Calif.
High School: Stockdale HS
Major: Biology
Experience: 3 Letters
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