Sharon Wilkinson
Sharon Wilkinson
Height: 5-6
Year: Senior
Hometown: Winnetka, Calif.
High School: Alemany HS
Previous College: Moorpark JC
Position: Distance

Sharon Wilkinson finished 15th in the 10,000 meters at the Big West Championships ... ran a time of 39:08.60 ... ran a personal-best of 38:00.62 at the Cal-Nevada Championships (Mar. 28) ... also clocked lifetime-bests of 18:08.72 in the 5,000 meters at the UCLA Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational (Apr. 10), 10:32.76 in the 3,000 meters at the USC Trojan Invitational (Mar. 20) and 4:47.85 in the 1,500 meters at the Tiny Lister Classic (Apr. 24) ... ran a season-best 10:51.42 in the 3,000 meters at the Boise State Invitational (Feb. 13) during the indoor season ... earned MPSF All-Academic honors.

Wilkinson redshirted the 2009 seasons.

Finished 11th in the 10,000 meters (41:11.18) and 19th in the 5,000 meters (19:41.74) at the Big West Outdoor Championships ... ran a 10,000 best of 39:06.46 at the Rafer Johnson Invitational and posted a 5,000 meter best of 19:1.34 at the Cal-Nevada Championships ... also ran the 1,500 and 3,000 meters during the outdoor season ... finished 66th at the 2008 Big West Cross Country Championships in a time of 24:14.0.

Spent two seasons on the cross country and track squads at Moorpark College in Moorpark, Calif. ... was a second team All-Western State Conference cross country runner in 2006 and was the Raiders' cross country MVP in 2005 ... the Moorpark track team won the Western State Conference championship in 2006 ... earned her Associate of Arts degree in 2007 with a 3.91 GPA.

Earned letters in both track & field and cross country at Alemany High School in Mission Hills, Calif. ... was the MVP of the Indians' track team as a senior in 2005 as well as three-time MVP of the cross country team (2002-04) ... also earned All-Mission League honors in cross country in 2004 ... graduated in 2005 with a 4.1 grade point average.

Born December 30, 1986 in Northridge, Calif. ... parents are Mary and Glenn Wilkinson ... has four brothers, Joe, Peter, Pat and Mike and two sisters, Terese and Michelle ... favorites include the Los Angeles Dodgers, the TV show "The Amazing Race" and the Indiana Jones Triology ... says the best thing about being an athlete is "staying in shape" ... listens to music in her spare time ... major is Health Administration.

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