|High School:||Taft HS|
NORTHRIDGE - 2011
Fany Alvarado ran four distance events for the Matadors during her freshman season ... ran season-bests of 4:58.56 in the 1,500 meters, 10:55.66 in the 3,000 meters, 19:14.22 in the 5,000 meters and 40:10.72 in the 10,000 meters ... did not compete during the indoor season ... also competed in five cross country meets in the fall, finishing a season-best 40th (23:02.1) at the Northridge Invitational (Oct. 16) ... finished 62nd at the Big West Cross Country Championships in a time of 23:32.3.
TAFT HIGH SCHOOL
Alvarado competed in both cross country and track at William Howard Taft High School in Woodland Hills, Calif. ... was a three-time MVP of the Toreadors' cross country team and was MVP of the track team as a senior in 2010 ... earned Rookie of the Year honors in 2006-07 ... competed for coach Brian Godsey ... graduated in 2010 with a 3.7 grade point average.
Born July 7, 1992 in Mexico ... mother is Rosalina Hernandez ... stepfather is Eugenio Gaspar ... has one brother, David and one sister, Bianca ... major is Kinesiology.