5,000 Meters: 18:34.0 (Oct. 19, 2012 at Fullerton Invitational - Fullerton, Calif.) 6,000 Meters: 21:40.0 (Nov. 9, 2012 at NCAA West Regionals - Seattle, Wash.)
NCAA West Regional Cross Country Championships
2012: 105th (21:40.0 - 6K)
Mountain West Cross Country Championships
2012: 38th (22:33.9 - 6K)
Cross Country: Was the team's top runner twice and in the top four in all seven races in her first season ... also had three top-five finishes ... debuted with a runner-up finish out of 78 runners at the UCSD Opener on Aug. 31 in 15:08.4 over the 2.50-mile course ... was fifth of 64 at the Aztec Invitational (5K) on Sept. 15 in 18:53.7 ... took 63rd (of 292) at the Stanford Invitational on Sept. 29 in 22:15.0 for the 6K course ... was fifth of 238 on Oct. 6 at the UCSD Triton Classic with a time of 22:30.7 (6K) ... finished 21st out of 125 runners at the Fullerton Invitational on Oct. 19 in 18:34.0 (5K) ... was 38th at the Mountain West Championships on Oct. 26 in 22:33.9 (6K) ... finished her season in 105th (of 207) at the NCAA West Regionals on Nov. 9 in 21:40.0 (6K).
A three-year letter winner at Presentation High School ... was the Western Catholic Athletic League champion as a senior in 2011 ... was a three-time first-team all-WCAL pick and a two-time all-county selection, both in cross country ... helped lead the Panthers to a cross country WCAL champion in 2011 ... owned high school PR's of 5:21 in the 1,600, 11:35 in the 3,200 and 18:07 in the 5,000.
Laura Vazquez was born May 23, 1994 in Mountain View, Calif. ... daughter of Karen and Adam Vazquez ... undecided on a major ... was also recruited by Santa Clara and San Diego.