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CSUB Track & Field BIO
 Paradise Pelzer

2016-17 (FRESHMAN): Finished second for CSUB in every race…Finished Pepperdine 4k in 17:01.2…Posted season-best 5k time of 19:41.1 at Master’s Mustang Challenge…Ran Pomona-Pitzer 6k in 24:23.7…Finished 47th in WAC 5k with time of 20:06.9…One of two ‘Runners to compete at NCAA West Regional, finished 228th with 6k time of 23:58.7.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2016 graduate of North High School in Bakersfield.…Coach was Eduardo Rocha…Won the SEYL Championships in the 1600 and 3200 and finished runner up in both events at the Area Championships…Placed first in the 2000 steeplechase at the Wildcat Invitational…Named League MVP in 2015…Prep career bests: 1600 (5:14.68), 3200 (11:19.71), 5000 (18:57.00), 2000 steeplechase (7:52.74)...Helped teams win league championships six times…For North HS cross country…Posted best 5k time of 19:07…Was runner up at Section Championships…Named All-League from 2012-16 and First Team All-Area in 2015…Also competed in basketball for the Stars…Graduated with a 4.0 GPA.

PERSONAL: Born on Feb. 28, 1998...Daughter of Michael and Jennifer Pelzer…Plans to major in civil engineering and hopes to go into architectural engineering after her time at CSUB.

Position: Distance/Steeple
Height: 5'5"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Bakersfield, Calif.
High School: North HS
Experience: High School
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