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Marissa Places 11th at the Cardinal Classic

On Friday, April 21st, Marissa finished 11th with a time of 16:21.29 in the 5,000 meters race at the Cardinal Classic in Palo Alto, California.

… Cal also competed in the Cardinal Classic on Friday. Trent Brendel placed third in the men’s 5000m (14:12.77). In the other men’s 5000m section, Robert Brandt placed fifth (13:45.45) and Garrett Corcoran claimed 10th with a time of 13:57.36. Read more


Marissa Runs 8th Fastest 5K in Cal History at Stanford Invitational

On Friday, March 31st,  Marissa finished 3rd in her section with a PR time of 16:06.86 in the 5,000 meters race at the Stanford Invitational in Palo Alto, California. The time is the 8th fastest women’s 5,000 meters in Cal history.

Bethan Knights ran the third-fastest women’s 10,000 meters in school history and Cal picked up victories by Lauren Martinez in the women’s pole vault and Malik McMorris in the men’s collegiate discus to highlight the Golden Bears’ performances at the Stanford Invitational Friday. Read more

Marissa Places 17th at NCAA West Regionals

On Saturday, May 28th, Marissa finished 7th in her heat and 17th overall in the 5,000 meters race with a time of 16:38.55 at the NCAA D1 West Preliminary in Lawrence, Kansas. View results

On the final day of the NCAA West Regionals, four members of the California track and field teams punched their tickets to Eugene. Read more

Marissa Places 6th at Pac-12 Championships

On Sunday, May 15th, Marissa finished 6th in the 5000 meters race at the Pac-12 Championships in Seattle, with a time of 16:20.19. View results

While the Pac-12 Track & Field Championships were held in Seattle, the California Golden Bears were still able to put a bit of Berkeley flair to it. Read more

Marissa Becomes 10th Fastest All-Time in 5000 Meters for Cal

Marissa was interviewed after running 16:19.35 at the Payton Jordan Invitational in Stanford, California. Her time was the 10th fastest all-time in the 5000 meters for Cal. Watch interview

Marissa Runs 5000 Meters PR at Payton Jordan Invitational

On Sunday, May 1, Marissa placed 1st in her 5000 meters heat at the Payton Jordan Invitational in Stanford, California, with a PR time of 16:19.35. View results

A week before the start of the Pac-12 Championships in Seattle, the California track & field teams competed locally in the prestigious Payton Jordan Invitational at Stanford Sunday.

The reward for the Golden Bears’ final stretch of Pac-12s preparation manifested in the form of five new or updated entries into the Cal All-Time Top 10 list, 11 outdoor personal bests, a new freshman record and five event/section victories, along with other strong performances. Read more

Marissa Among Top Performers at Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Team Challenge

Marissa’s 5000 meter victory in a PR time of 16:25.52 was among the notable performances at the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Team Challenge.

The Cal track and field teams were coming off a restful spring break as they ventured to the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Team Challenge hosted by Arizona State in Tempe, Arizona. The meet contained some of the most intense competition that most of the Bears have faced yet this season. Not only were the usual suspects from the Pac-12 present, but teams with traditionally strong track programs from the Big Ten also competed. Read more

Marissa Wins 5K at Pac-12/Big Ten Invitational

On Friday, March 25th, Marissa won the 5000 meter race in a time 0f 16:25.52, at the Pac-12/Big Ten Invitational in Tempe, Arizona. View results

After the first day of the Pac-12 / Big Ten Invitational, the California track and field teams are leading in the conference standings and rank in the top two against their interconference opponents. Read more