Tori Usgaard
Tori Usgaard
Height: 5'8"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Dana Point, Calif.
High School: Dana Hills HS
Position: Heptahlon

Tori Usgaard, a talented multi-eventer for the Gauchos looks to build on a stellar freshman season where she helped set the UCSB 4 x 400m record twice, the later coming at the NCAA First Round competition. She took fourth in the Big West Combined Events in the heptathlon in 2013. 

2012-2013: Outdoor-
Won the high jump at the UC Riverside Dual meet with a clearance of 5'5. Finished second at the Northridge Multi-Events in the heptathlon with a score of 4812. Ran a lifetime best 800m of 2:20.84 to move up into fourth at the Big West Combined Events Championships. Ran on the 4 x 400m relay at the Big West Championships, her fifth event of the meet, and helped the Gauchos to a school record time of 3:39.46 and a runner-up Big West Finish. That time qualified the women's 4 x 400m relay for the NCAA West Regional Championships in Austin, TX where Usgaard helped the Gauchos reestablish  the school record with a time of 3:38.86.

Usgaard graduated from Dana Point High School where she competed under coaches Ryan Crane and Craig Dunne…Four-time varsity letterman and scholar athlete…League champion in three events.

Victoria Usgaard was born November 1, 1994 in Salem, Ore. to parents Cherie and Jim Usgaard…Has one older sister named Lexi…Enjoys reading and traveling…Favorite movie is ‘Parent Trap’…Enjoys listening to Taylor Swift…Favorite book is Hunger Games…Most athletic achievement was winning heptathlon at Arcadia in 2012…Favorite aspect of college track and field is competing as a college athlete and representing UC Santa Barbara…Biology major with hopes of becoming physicians assistant.

Personal Bests
100H- 14.59 (2013 Big West Championships)
400mH- 63.59 (2013 Cal Poly Dual Meet)
800m- 2:20.84 (2013 Big West Combined Events)
High Jump- 5'5.25 (2013 Northridge Multi-Events)
Long Jump- 18'3 3/4 (2013 All-Cal Challenge Cup)
Heptathlon- 4828 (Big West Combined Events)
4 x 400m Relay- 3:38.86 (2013 NCAA West Regional, Austin, TX) *School Record

Big West Championships
2013- Heptathlon, 4th, 4828
2013- High Jump, 10th, 5'3/1.60m
2013- Long Jump, 16th, 17'5.5  /5.42m
2013- 400mH, 13th, 1:04.11
2013- 4 x 400m Relay, 2nd, 3:39.46* (School Record)

NCAA First Round
2013- 4 x 400m, 20th, 3:38.86* School Record