Michelle Botello
Michelle Botello
Year: So.
Hometown: Anaheim, Calif.
High School: Canyon HS
Position: Distance

CROSS COUNTRY SOPHOMORE (2014): Competed in five events during the season …ran a season-best 19:43.1 over the 5K course at the Highlander Invitational in Riverside, Calif., on Oct. 18 finishing 58th overall...posted her best finish at the CSUSB Coyote Classic on Sept. 27 covering the 6K course in 25:47.8 to finish 50th overall and fourth among CSF participants…competed at Fullerton’s Mark Covert Classic on Aug. 30, finishing 55th overall with a mark of 20:19.6…concluded the season at the Titan Invitational in third place among the CSF runners and 54th overall, logging a time of 20:28.7 at the 5K event on Oct. 24.

OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD FRESHMAN (2014): Did not compete for the Titans during the 2014 outdoor track and field season. 

CROSS COUNTRY FRESHMAN (2013): Competed in seven events during the season…placed in the overall top-30 in three events…ran a season-best 17:50 over the 5K course at the Inter-Region Jamboree in Sacramento, Calif., on Oct. 4, finishing 47th overall...posted her best finish at the CSUSB Invite on Sept. 28, covering the 6K course in 23:46.2 to finish 16th overall and eighth among CSF participants…competed at Fullerton’s Mark Covert Classic on Aug. 31, posting a 43rd place finish with a mark of 19:50.2…concluded the season with the Titan Invitational in first place among the CSF runners and 58th overall, logging a time of 19:42.0 at the 5K event on Oct. 25.

CANYON HIGH SCHOOL
Ran cross country and track for the Comanches under head coach Patrick Bendzick... set personal best times in the three-mile run (18:04), 5k (19:20), 1600m (5:22), and 3200m (11:38).

PERSONAL 
Born in Fountain Valley, Calif... parents are Mario and Maria... has one sister, Noelle... majoring in kinesiology and wants to become a physical therapist after graduation... favorites include: the beach (place to run) and the Oregon Distance Project (athletic team).