The Pac-12 Championships will take place on May 11-12 at USC's Cromwell Field and Katherine B. Loker Stadium.
The University of Arizona No. 22 men's and No. 6 women's track and field teams opened up competition at the Mt. SAC Relays on Thursday.
Sophomore Baillie Gibson won the women's discus throw competition and senior Alyssa Hasslen won the women's shot put competition.
The No. 20 men's and No. 3 women's track and field teams will send a small contingent of student-athletes to compete at the ASU Invitational in Tempe.
On Saturday, the women's 6,000-meter race will commence at 10 a.m. MST while the men's 10,000-meter race is set to start at 12 p.m.
2012 MPSF All-Academic
2012 Pac-12 All-Academic First-team
2012: Indoors, she took 12th place at the Razorback Invitational in the 3,000-meter race, clocking a time of 9:57.35 ... She posted a time of 9:52.20 in the 3K at the Husky Classic ... At the MPSF Championships, Menefee set a personal-best time of 9:43.02 in the 3,000-meter race ... Outdoors, Menefee took first place at the Willie Williams Classic in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, clocking a time of 11:19.83 ... She posted a personal-best time of 10:41.02 at the Stanford Invitational, good for 10th place ... At the Pac-12 Championships, Menefee took 16th place in the steeplechase with a time of 10:54.69.
2011 (XC): Menefee finished in seventh place at the George Kyte Classic, posting a time of 17:52.6 in the 5,000-meter race ... Menefee took seventh place at the Dave Murray Invitational, running three miles in 17:27 ... At the the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, Menefee clocked a 6K time of 21:30.9, good for fourth place in the `B' race ... She finished in 44th place at the Pac-12 Championships, clocking a time of 21:21 ... Posted a time of 21:28 in the 6,000-meter race at the NCAA West Regional ... She competed in the NCAA Championships for Arizona, posting a time of 22:40.5 in the 6,000-meter race.
2011: Her best time of the indoor season came at the Texas A&M Challenge, where she ran the mile in 5:00.80 and finished in seventh place ... At the Razorback Invitational, Menefee ran the mile in 5:02.00, good for a fourth-place finish ... Outdoors, her season-best time in the 3,000-meter steeplechase came at the Stanford Invitational, running 10:58.92 ... She took second place at the Willie Williams Classic, posting a time of 11:17.30 in the steeplechase.
2010 (XC): At the Dave Murray Invitational, Menefee took sixth place, running three miles in 17:26.11 ... Won the Desert Twilight Cross Country Festival, running 17:56.4 in the three-mile race ... At Pac-10 Championships, she ran 6,000 meters in 21:37.58.
HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of Mt. Carmel High School, she was the team captain and team MVP for three seasons ... Finished sixth at the CIF State Cross Country Championships as a senior ... Ran to a 20th-place finish at the 2009 Foot Locker West Regionals ... She was an all-state cross country selection her senior year... She holds seven school course records in cross country and holds the records in the 1,600 and 3,200 meters.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Shawn and Jill Menefee ... Her brother, Ryan, played lacrosse for UCLA ... Majoring in nutritional sciences and minoring in chemistry.