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 Marissa Horton
Marissa Horton
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Chino Hills, Calif.

High School:
St. Lucy's Priory

Height:
5-6

Birthdate:
04/27/1993

2011 New England XC Team Champion. BEFORE BC
A highly decorated graduate of St. Lucy's Priory High School in Glendora, Calif. ...six-time Sierra League champion...a San Gabriel Valley Tribune All-Area First Team selection for cross country from 2008-10...also a San Gabriel Valley Tribune All-Area First Team selection in track for sophomore, junior and senior seasons...qualified for the DIII California State Cross Country Championships as an individual in 2007, taking 17th as a freshman, before leading the team to a sixth place finish in 2008...reached the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Finals in the 800-meter run in 2009 (2:18.9), 2010 (2:16.24) and 2011 (2:18.0)...won three consecutive Sierra League half mile titles from 2008-10...crowned the Sierra League champion in the 1600-meter in 2008 and 2009, as well as the 3200-meter in '08...three-year captain of the cross country and track teams...named St. Lucy's MVP three times in cross country and twice in track...earned Scholar-Athlete of the Year at St.Lucy's as a senior...an eight-time All-Sierra League Academic Athlete Award recipient...garnished with the 2009 XC Ed Fuerte Spirit and 2010 T&F St. Lucy's Regent's Awards for work ethic, team dedication, academic achievement, inspiration and leadership qualities...bestowed the 2011 Farmers Fox Sports West Prime Ticket Student-Athlete Citizen Award...a top three finalist for the KIWIN'S Regional Member of the Year in the California/Nevada/Hawaii district of Key Club International's 34th Annual Convention for the 2010 Jackie Bristow Memorial 5K Project.

PERSONAL
Born on April 27, 1993...youngest child of Cynthia and Robert Horton...has an older brother, Wes...enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences, with ambitions to pursue a law degree.

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