Crystal Reed
Crystal Reed
Height: 5-4
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fountain Valley, Calif.
High School: Fountain Valley HS
Previous College: Orange Coast College
Position: Distance

UC Santa Barbara
Won the 1500m at the Gaucho Round-Up with a time of 4:42.03...Set a new personal best time in the 5000m at Stanford Invitational with a time of 17:00.03.

Reed saw limited action in her first season for the Gauchos, competing in two meets...She ran 18:34.21 in the 5000m at the Mt. SAC Relays, and 10:27.25 in the 3000m at the Big West Challenge Cup.

Orange Coast College
Reed won two consecutive California State Championships in cross country, and was also a two-time conference champion...In the 2008 track season she was conference champion in the 800m, 1500m, 5000m and 10,000m...Had personal bests of 17:01 in the 5000m and 36:20 in the 10,000m.

High School
Was an All-State runner at Fountain Valley HS; named All-State from 2003-2005...Took three consecutive Sunset League Championships in cross country from 2003-2005...Named to the All-Orange County team all four years - from 2002-2005...Had a personal best on the Mt. SAC course of 17:09...Competed at Nike Team Nationals and took ninth place individually... Was Sunset League Champion of the 1600m and 3200m three years in a row, from 2004- 2006...Named Sunset League MVP all three of those seasons, and was also named to the All-County team.

Majoring in film and media studies and hopes to enter film production...Her hobbies include playing the piano and film editing...Says her favorite aspect of college track is finding her limits, and then surpassing them.

Collegiate Career Bests
1500m - 4:32.67 
(Cal Poly Dual, 5/1/2010)
5000m - 16:43.39 
(Mt. SAC Relays, 4/16/2010) 
10,000m - 36:20