Florida State’s No. 1 cross country performer for the second consecutive season, capped by her first NCAA Championships appearance this pas fall…will make her track & field debut after missing both the indoor and outdoor seasons due to injury…a two-time All-ACC and All-South Region honoree in cross country.
Spaniard was FSU’s No. 1 runner in all seven meets during the fall, demonstrating significant improvement from her freshman season…opened year with a win at Covered Bridge Open to earn ACC Performer of the Week honors…was runner-up at adidas XC Challenge in 16:53., 5k)…placed 17th at loaded Notre Dame Invitational (16:45.3)…raced with the elite at the Wisconsin Invitational, placing 23rd (20:39.6, 6k)…secured All-ACC honors with seventh place finish at conference championship (20:09.6) in a PB 6k time…punched her ticket to her first NCAA Championships by placing third at NCAA South Region (20:13.1) on her home course…was 73rd at cross country nationals…served as team co-captain with Madison Harris.
Cross Country: Closed her first season with a flurry as the team’s No. 1 runner in each of the final three meets…placed 11th at NCAA South Region Championship, narrowly missing an individual at-large NCAA Championships spot for the fourth-place Noles…finished ninth on her home course at the ACC Championships; the fifth freshman behind four seniors…claimed top spot for Noles (62nd) at the Adidas Wisconsin Invitational.
Qualified for Spain’s 2015 World Cross Country Championships team…won Spain’s Junior National Cross Country title in 2014; second in 2015…represented Spain and finished 40th at the 2014 European Junior Cross Country Championships…placed third in 5000 at 2015 European Junior Championships in personal-best 16:23.81…is her home country’s 2015 Junior National Outdoor Champion in the 5000 and 3000…has personal-bests of 4:25.99 (1500) and 9:31.6 (3000).
Outstanding student who plans to major in psychology at Florida State…earn All-ACC Academic and USTFCCCA All-Academic cross country honors as freshman at FSU…graduate of IES do Castro where her academic succes earned her International Baccalaureate honors…born December 4, 1996.