Zitlalic Ley
Zitlalic Ley
Height: 4-11
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sinaloa, Mexico
High School: Belmont HS
Previous College: Glendale CC
Position: Distance

Zitlalic Ley overcame a serious injury at the beginning of the outdoor season to finish 11th in the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the Big West Championships ... ran a time of 11:31.55 in the final ... clocked a season-best of 11:24.36 at the Northridge Invitational ... also ran a season-best 4:55.83 in the 1,500 meters at the Occidental Invitational ... ran indoor season-bests of 5:26.61 in the mile, 10:42.08 and in the 3,000 meters at the Boise State Team Challenge.

Ley qualified for the Big West Championships in the 5,000 meters as well as the 3,000 meter steeplechase ... finished eighth in the 3,000 meter steeplechase in a time of 11:01.37 ... ran a season-best 18:08.58 to finish 12th among 21 runners in the final ... also posted season-bests of 4:55.72 in the 1,500 meters, 11:07.53 in the 3,000 meters ... placed 19th in the 5,000 meters at the MPSF Indoor Championships in a season-best 17:51.42 ... ran indoor season-bests of 5:21.93 in the mile and 10:15.80 in the 3,000 meters.

Competed in both track and cross country at Glendale Community College in Antioch, Calif. ... was the Western State Conference cross country champion and was an All-American in the speeplechase 2008 and 2009 in track ... the Vaqueros won the state cross country title ... earned her Associate of Arts degree in 2009.

Competed in the steeplechase at Belmont High School ... her team finished first in the California State Championships in cross country.

Born March 28, 1987 in Sinaloa, Mexico ... parents are Blanca Angulo and Jorge Sauceda ... has three sisters, Osiris, Mitzuy and Alondra and one brother, Jorge ... favorites include the Los Angeles Lakers, Olympian Ana Guevara, actor Brad Pitt, the TV show "Friends" and Shakira ... likes to sleep or watch movies in her spare time ... major is Political Science.

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