Catherine Murillo
Catherine Murillo
Birth Date: 11/13/1988
Height: 5-4
Year: Junior
Hometown: Moraga, Calif.
High School: Campolindo HS
Position: Distance
UC Santa Barbara
Took second place in the 3000m at the Soka Invitational, finishing with a time of 10:54.55 in her first collegiate race...Ran the steeplechase for the first time at the All-Cal Challenge, finishing in seventh at 12:19.60...Was third in the 3000m at the Cal Poly dual meet at 10:58.46...Was a member of the cross country squad in 2008, and had times of 22:25 at the Big West Championships and 22:46 at the NCAA West Regional. High School
Murillo placed second in her league finals in 2005, and third in 2006...She was 12th at the State Cross Country Meet in 2005 with a time of 18:40...In the 2007 track season she was 3200m league champion...She was fifth in the North Coast Section 3200m finals...Was all-league in 2007 and 2008. Personal
Murillo lived in Costa Rica for almost eight years...Is fluent in Spanish and knows a great deal of French...Enjoys soccer, mountain biking, and skateboarding...Her favorite bands include The Strokes, Beck, and Vampire Weekend...Favorite movies are Jurassic Park, Pan's Labyrinth, and Endurance...Majoring in environmental studies...Has a sister, Christina, who goes to UC Davis...Her mother, Carol, works for the Peace Corps in Nicaragua...Her father, Carlos, does consulting work.
Collegiate Career Bests
3000m - 10:54.55