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Vanessa Estrada
Vanessa Estrada
Year: Freshman
Hometown: San Benito, CA
High School: Hollister High School
Position: Distance

Academic Notes: Major Undecided

2013 Cross Country: Competed at four meets for the Lumberjacks in her debut season... Top finish came at the George Kyte Classic where she finished tenth with a time of 17:38.7... Finished 19th at the Cowboy Jamboree with a time of 18:34.73 in the women's 6K... Competed at the Big Sky Championships where she finished 54th.

High School: A decorated high school athlete… Awarded First Team All-League for track & field from 2011 to 2013 and First Team All-League for cross country from 2010-2012… Awarded First Team All-CCS Section in 2013 for cross country… 2013 School Athlete of the Year… Awarded team MVP for track & field three consecutive years (2011-13)… Awarded team MVP for cross country two times (2010, 2012)… A member of five championship teams, two track & field (2012, 2013) and three cross country (2010-2012)… 2012 cross country section champion… Won the 800m and 1600m championship from 2011 to 2013… Won the 3200m championship in 2012 and 2013…  Won three consecutive cross country individual championships from 2010 to 2012… Holds track & field records for the 800m (2:16), 1600m (4:59), 3000m (9:53), and the 3200m (10:35)… Holds cross country records for the 3-mile (17:54) and the 5000m (17:38).  

Personal: Born to Tony and Teresa Estrada on February 21, 1995… Has one sister, Alyssa… Enjoys singing… Chose NAU because of the great coaches and team as well as the high altitude training.