Genelle Ives
Genelle Ives
Birth Date: 01/01/1980
Height: 5-6
Year: Senior
Hometown: Dana Point, Calif.
High School: Dana Hills
Position: Hurdles

2007 Season -- As if being an All-Region Soccer player for UCSB in just her second season wasn't enough, the Sophomore from Dana Hills decided to walk-on to the track team for 2007...Brings her quickness and agility to the track as she negociates the 110m hurdles...Qualified for Conference and ran a 14.43 to place 7th, a time that would have been a UCSB record if the wind had been legal...Ran a 14.95 at the Cal-Nevada meet to reach the all-time marks list in the 100m hurdles...Took 3rd at the Cal Poly dual meet with a time of 15.08...Battled her way through a headwind to run a 15.33 at the Triton Invitational.

High School -- Ives prepped at Dana Hills High School where she was a standout forward on the soccer team...In addition to soccer, Ives competed in four years of volleyball, three years of track and field, and one year of surfing at Dana Hills HS...She is on Dana Hills' Wall of Fame after earning 12 varsity letters and being selected to six all-league teams in three sports...Holds her high school's record in the 100 meter low hurdles (14.63) and in the 300 meter low hurdles (43.20)...Ives qualified for the 2003 CIF State Championships in the 300 meter low hurdles and finished sixth...She was twice chosen Dana Hills' track MVP...As a volleyball player, she was a First Team All-South Coast league selection in 2005... Also chosen her team's Best Defensive Player twice (2001 and 2002) and Best Offensive Player once (2005).

Personal -- Majoring in environmental studies...interested in marine conservation...She was a member of the Principal's Honor Roll at Dana Hills HS......Ives also helped guide the Blues to the 2004 Fall Surf Cup title.

Personal Bests
100m H - 14.63