Julia Vasquez
Julia Vasquez
Height: 5-2
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Walnut Creek, CA
High School: Northgate HS
Events: Distance
Experience: 2Y

2017-18 -- Cross Country: Helped Cal Poly take second place at the Big West Championships on Oct. 28 at UC Riverside ... finished 10th individually at the conference meet, posting a 6k performance of 21:04.5 ... continued her postseason at the NCAA West Regional in Seattle on Nov. 10, coming in 116th place, at 21:52.9 ... began season helping to lead the Mustangs to a 22-37 Blue-Green Rivalry win over UC Santa Barbara at the Gauchos’ Lagoon Open on Sept. 2, when she recorded a third-place 5k of 18:08.35 ... added a 44th-place 6k (20:20.9) at the Oregon Invitational on Sept. 29.

2016-17 -- Cross Country: Helped the Mustangs win the Big West Conference championship on Oct. 29 in Hawai’i ... her 6k time of 22:35.3 at Kahuku Golf Course earned 17th place, as Cal Poly earned the title with 27 points (the Big West’s largest margin of victory since 2006) ... began with an eighth-place 5k of 18:16.27 at the Lagoon Open around UCSB on Sept. 3, as Cal Poly defeated the Gauchos 19-44 ... in other regular-season 6k competition, was 26th at the UCR Invitational (via 21:03.8 on Sept. 17), 30th at the Stanford Invite (21:42.0 on Oct. 1), and 141st at the Adidas Pre-Nationals (21:47.9 on Oct. 15 in Terre Haute, Ind.) ... closed her fall with a 128th-place debut at the NCAA West Regional, running a 21:57.8 in Sacramento on Nov. 11.

2015-16 -- Track: Ran in the Big West Conference Championships for the 10,000 meters, finishing 17th with a time of 39:36.98 on May 14 at Long Beach State ... also competed in the 1,500m at the Cal Poly ShareSLO Invitational on March 26, posting a ninth-place time of 4:54.41 ... ran the 3,000m at the Bulldog Invite in Clovis on April 23, finishing as the runner-up in 10:29.27. Cross Country: Didn’t enter any meets.

2014-15 -- Redshirted ... during the offseason, won the 2015 Walnut Creek Half Marathon title with a time of 1:27:13.

Prep -- A 2014 graduate of Northgate High School in Walnut Creek ... played soccer for the Broncos, scoring nine goals and distributing 15 assists between her junior and senior seasons while leading the team to a combined 12-8-4 record in Diablo Valley League play ... competed for the St. Mary’s Youth Track Club of Walnut Creek.

Personal -- Majors in Business.