Lindsay Christman
Lindsay Christman
Birth Date: 09/30/1984
Year: Senior
Hometown: Santa Cruz, Calif.
High School: Harbor HS
2006 Track & Field: Christman opened her season up at the home opener running a conservative 4:41.9, 1500m, followed by a 2:18.05 (800m) and 4:36.31 (1500m) double at the All-Cal Challenge Cup before coming down with a season-ending injury and a medically-redshirt season.

2005 Cross Country: Red-shirted her fourth season as a Gaucho but nonetheless posted some impressive times racing unattached. Opening up her season at home she won the UCSB Lagoon Meet in the 3rd fastest time in course of history, 17:46 for 5,000m. At the Stanford Invitational Christman broke out running with some of the best in the country, finishing 7th overall in a time of 21:33 for 6,000m. She also finished 2nd at the Titan Invite 5,000m race with a time of 17:02.

2005 Track & Field: Showed great improvement in her third track season becoming one of the top distance runners on the squad. Set personal bests in the 1500m (4:23.90 - #3 All-Time), 3,000m (9:52.75 - #9 All-Time) and 5,000m (16:44.14 - #6 All-Time). At the Big West Conference Championships she was 5th in the 1500m final and part of a 1-4 Gaucho sweep of the 5k with the 4th place finish.

2004 Cross Country: Came up big in '04 for the Gauchos as an intrical part of their 17th place finish at the NCAA Div. I Championships. She finished 113th at NCAA's as the Gaucho's third runner across the tape. Christman earned her first All-West Region honors by taking 25th at the Regional Championships just two weeks after being the runner-up at the Big West Championships behind twin sister Lauren. She was a consistent top five scorer throughout the '05 season.

2004 Track & Field:Lindsay was the runner-up in the 800m at the Big West Championship...also ran the second leg on the school record setting 4x400m relay that finished 2nd in the conference. Lindsay posted a personal best 2:11.56 at the Cardinal Invitational, putting her at 6th on the all-time Gaucho list.

2003 Cross Country: Lindsay closed her sophomore season strong as the Gauchos' 4th runner at both the West Regional Championship (44th) and the NCAA Championship (186th)...finished 8th at the UCSB Lagoon Open in 18:19.

2003 Track & Field:Lindsay recorded personal bests at 400, 800 and 1500 meters as a Gaucho freshman.

2002 Cross Country: Lindsay finished 24th at the Big West Championship as a freshman ... posted a 5k XC best of 18:51 at the Fullerton Season Opener.

High School Notes:
Finished 5th in CCS 800m final in 2002, with a time of 2:16.08. Played soccer for Harbor HS championship team, along with twin sister Lauren who is also a Gaucho.

Event High School Freshman Sophomore Junior Senior
400m 59.10
800m 2:16.08 2:15.51 2:11.56
1,500m 4:46.33 4:23.90
3,000m 10:41.00 9:52.75
3,000mSC 11:20.86
5,000m 16:44.14
UCSB 5k XC - 18:19
XC 6k 23:07.4 21:53.8