Mallory Patino
Mallory Patino
Height: 5-1
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Turlock, CA
High School: Turlock HS
Events: 400 Hurdles
Experience: 3Y

2016 -- Posted a season-best 400-meter hurdles time of 1:01.52 (only two-hundredths of a second off her PR) to take fifth place at the Bruin Legends Invitational at UCLA on April 2 ... qualified sixth in the Big West Championship prelims at 1:01.63 on May 13, and finished in ninth in the final on May 14 at Long Beach State ... tallied three wins in the event during her junior year: at the Blue-Green Rivalry dual vs. UC Santa Barbara on April 30 (at 1:01.59), the 34th annual Cal Poly ShareSLO Invitational on March 26 (1:02.50) and the Big West Double Dual at UC Riverside on March 12 (1:02.31) ... season also included career-best times for the 400 meters (58.72 seconds at the Bulldog Invitational in Clovis on April 23) and 800m (2:21.28 at the CenCal Twilight hosted by Fresno State on March 22) ... during the indoor season, ran the 400m in 59.46 seconds at the UW Invitational in Seattle on Jan. 30 ... was part of five 4x400m relay squads, with a season-best performance of 3:52.37 at UCLA ... made the Big West All-Academic Team for the second year in a row, in addition to earning Highest Commissioner’s Honors from the conference.

2015 -- Ran the 10th-fastest 400-meter hurdles race in school history, 1:01.50, against UCSB on May 2; the win at the dual meet helped propel the Mustangs to a 108.5-89.5 victory over the Gauchos ... also posted a first-place finish in the event at the Big West Double Dual competition on March 14, at 1:01.86 ... had a prelims performance of 1:01.78 at the conference championships on May 15 at UC Riverside before coming in eighth place in the finals, at 1:04.83 ... also contributed to the 1,600m relay A squad that clocked a time of 3:56.83 at the Cal Poly Invitational on March 28 ... her career-best 400m, 1:00.31, came at the Fresno State Twilight meet in Clovis on March 24 ... during the indoor season, ran a 400m at the UW Invitational on Jan. 30, posting a 1:01.02 .. earned Big West All-Academic honors.

2014 -- Had the team’s fastest 400-meter hurdles performance over the course of the spring, finishing fifth in her heat (13th overall) at the Big West Conference Championships (at 1:04.33) in Davis on May 16 ... in the indoor season, had a time of 9.68 seconds in the 55m hurdles at Run for the Dream in Fresno on Feb. 17.

Prep -- Was named Team MVP at Turlock High School ... her PRs were 15.82 in the 100m hurdles and 45.27 in the 300m hurdles ... won three consecutive Central California Conference titles in the latter event ... was a scholar-athlete and served as ASB President.

Personal -- Born on May 23, 1995 ... daughter of Fred and Marcia; has two sisters, Madison and Mara ... is a member of Cal Poly Sigma Kappa ... majors in environmental management and protection.