Friday, May 12, 2017

Maya Weigel (Pomona-Pitzer)

Maya Weigel
Maya Weigel
Height: 5-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Los Altos, CA
High School: Mountain View
Major: Biology
College: Pomona
At Pomona-Pitzer: Completed her third season as a member of the Pomona-Pitzer Women’s Cross Country team, earning All-America honors as a junior and sophomore…Also runs in the spring for the Sagehens Track and Field team, where she earned All-America honors in the 1500 and 5000 meters in 2016 and an All-American in 2015 in the 1500 meters.
2016: NCAA Division III All-American...NCAA West Region Champion...NCAA West Region Athlete of the Year...SCIAC Champion...First-Team All-SCIAC...Placed third at NCAA Nationals with a time of 20:41.3...Won the NCAA West Regionals with a time of 21:33.8...Won the SCIAC Championhsip with a time of 22:39.04. Named SCIAC Athlete of the Week four times. 
2015: NCAA Division III All-American...NCAA West Region Champion...NCAA West Region Athlete of the Year... SCIAC Meet Champion...First-Team All-SCIAC... SCIAC All-Academic team... Finished in 3rd place at the NCAA Division III National Championships with a time of 21:27.00, which tied the highest finish in Pomona-Pitzer program history... Finished in 1st place in the NCAA West Regional Meet with a time of 21:24.00 and won the SCIAC Championship with a time of 22:13.23.
2014: NCAA Division III All-American...NCAA West Region Champion...USTFCCA West Region Athlete of the Year...First-Team All-SCIAC...Won the NCAA West Region championships in Salem, Oregon by 5.6 seconds (over Michaela Freeby of Willamette)...Earned All-America status with a 22nd place finish at nationals with a time of 22:19.4. 23 seconds ahead of the second-best finisher from the West...Had second-place finishes at the SCIAC Championship and the SCIAC Multi-Duals.

2013: All-SCIAC and All-West Region...Pomona-Pitzer's top finisher at the 2013 SCIAC Championships with a 24:12.36, good for 12th place, earning second-team All-SCIAC honors...Finished 25th at the NCAA Division III West Regionals, with a time of 23:15.77, ranking second on the team and earning all-region honors.

High School: Attended Mountain View (Calif.) High School, where she was a member of the cross country and track teams…Helped the Spartans to a cross country league championship and a 17th place finish in states as a senior…Served as team captain for both cross country and track as a senior…Best 5K time was 18:26 at state, and personal best 1600 time is a 5:07…Named Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Personal: Attends Pomona College, where she majors in biology…Has an older brother and a younger brother.

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