Alanna Epps
Alanna Epps
Year: Junior
Hometown: Fairfield, CA
High School: Rodriguez HS
Position: Sprints
Major: Psychology/Sociology

2016-2017 Track 

Competed in nine meets for her second season. Set a pair of collegiate bests at the 100m and the 200m at the Cal Poly Dual Meet, respectively placing 3rd in 12.15 and 1st in 24.76. Both performances were good enough to put her at 8th on the UCSB all-time list for the 100 and the 200. Contributed to the team performance at the Big West Conference Championships by helping the 4 x 100m relay place 8th. 

2015-2016 Track 

Competed in four meets for the Gauchos. Contributed to a win at the Cal Poly Dual Meet in the 4 x 100m relay. Scored in her first Big West Conference Track Championships by taking part in the 4 x 100m relay to take seventh place. 

Epps will join the Gauchos via Rodriguez HS where she excelled in the sprints and relays for the Mustangs. Epps advanced to the San Joaquin Section Masters meet in four events- the 100m, 200m, 4 x 100m and 4 x 400m relays. There she recorded top-five finishes in each event, highlighted by fourth place showings in each relay. A big meet performer, Epps set her 100m personal best at the Sacramento Meet of Champions, placing third with a 12.11 clip. As a junior she set her 200m best at the San Joaquin Section Finals, recording a time of 25.16. Epps will bring an electric presence onto the track for the Gauchos in the short sprints and relay.  

Parents are Kenneth and Yvonne...Has one sibling, Julian...Double majoring in Psychology and Sociology...Asipires to pursue a career in Child Psychology...Enjoys drawing, baking and watching various TV shows...Favorite movie is Big Hero 6...Personal heroes are her parents...The beach, the weather and friendly locals drew her to UCSB. 

Collegiate Bests 

100m - 12.15 (2017 Cal Poly Dual Meet) 

200m - 24.76 (2017 Cal Poly Dual Meet) 

Big West Championships 

2017 - 100m, 15th, 12.23

2017 - 200m, 16th, 25.20

2017 - 4 x 100m Relay, 8th, 47.10

2016 - 4 x 100m Relay, 7th, 46.90