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CSUB Cross Country BIO
 Ariana Mariscal

2016-17 (SENIOR): Raced in one cross country meet before taking medical redshirt…Finished fourth for CSUB and 38th overall at the Pepperdine 4k with a time of 18:53.0.

2015-16 (JUNIOR): Finished second or third for the ‘Runners in all five races in which she competed…Ran time of 16:38.0 at Pepperdine 4k to finish 15th…Posted season-low 5k time of 20:04.5 at the Mustang Challenge…Finished 45th overall at the WAC Championships with a 5k time of 20:10.7...TRACK: Was a member of the Roadrunners track and field team but sat out as a medical redshirt.

2014-15 (SOPHOMORE): Opened the season with a time of 21:11.9 in the Mark Covert 5k, finishing 77th overall…Shattered previous collegiate-best by over a minute with time of 19:51.1 at the Mustang Challenge where she finished 62nd…Closed season with 41st-place finish in the WAC 5k with a time of 20:05.0, her second best of the season…TRACK: Lowered personal best in the 800m to 2:13.07, moving from eighth all-time for CSUB to seventh…Finished sixth in the 800m at WAC Outdoors with a time of 2:16.37 to earn Second Team All-WAC honors…Ran personal best time of 4:52.26 in the 1500m at the CSUN Invitational, putting her 17th on CSUB Top 20 list...Took a leg for the 4 x 400m relay team which ran 12th-fastest time in CSUB history (3:50.89).

2013-14 (FRESHMAN): Raced in all five of the Roadrunners’ cross country meets and bested her previous season-best by more than 90 seconds with a time of 22:17.30 at the Mustang Challenge...Set a collegiate personal best by finishing the UC Riverside Invitational in 21:40.50…Finished the WAC Championship in 54th overall with a time of 22:57.80 in the 6K meet…TRACK: Set CSUB bests in 600m (1:34.80) and 600 yard (1:29.75)…Cracked the Bakersfield Top 20 all-time list in the 800m in only her second collegiate race with a time of 2:15.30…Posted the fastest 800m time of the season for the ‘Runners at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational, crossing the line in 2:13.91 and moving to 8th all-time for Bakersfield...Earned All-Conference honors at both the WAC Indoor and Outdoor championships in the 800m with 3rd- and 6th-place finishes, respectively…Ran a leg on the 4 x 400m indoor relay team that posted a CSUB best time as well as the distance medley relay team which finished 6th all-time for Bakersfield at 12:59.18…Ran the second leg for the top 4 x 400m relay team which posted its best finish at the WAC Outdoor Championship (3:50.32), coming in 4th place at the meet, 10th all-time for CSUB, and the fastest Bakersfield time since 1996.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2013 graduate of North High School...Named North's Most Valuable Athlete in 2013… a two-time Southeast Yosemite League MVP (2010 and 2013) and two-time SEYL1st-Team All-League honoree in track…Won SEYL Championships for cross country in 2010 and league championships from 2011-13 in track and field...Was a Jockey Club honoree and MVP in 2012.

PERSONAL: Born on June 24, 1995…Nickname is Arie…Daughter of Miguel and Martha Mariscal…An environmental resource management and public policies of administration major…Plans to pursue career in urban planning after her time at CSUB.

Height: 5'7"
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Bakersfield, Calif.
High School: North HS
Major: Geology
Experience: 3 Letters
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