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Erin Menefee
Other Position: Cross Country/Distance
Height: 5'4"
Year: Junior
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Mount Carmel High School
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2012 MPSF All-Academic

2012 Pac-12 All-Academic First-team (Track)

2012, 2013 Pac-12 All-Academic First-team (Cross Country and track)

2013: Indoors, Menefee ran the mile at the Razorback Invitational in 5:18.45 … Outdoors, Menefee’s season-best time of 10:58.71 in the steeplechase was good for 14th place at the Pac-12 Championships and the No. 3 time of her career … She took first place at the UA-ASU-NAU Double Dual in the event with a time of 11:01.14.

2012 (XC): Menefee took 16th place overall and third among UA runners at the George Kyte Classic, posting a time of 18:14.6 in the 5K … Her time of 17.39 at the Dave Murray Invitational was good for sixth place in the three-mile race … She was the fifth finisher for the Wildcats and the 93rd overall finisher at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational with a time of 20:47 in the 6K … Menefee earned a 48th-place finish at the Pac-12 Championships and was the eighth Wildcat to finish the 6K race in 21:42 … She ran at the NCAA West Regional and completed the 6K in 21:30, good for 90th place overall and seventh among UA runners.

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: She is the daughter of Shawn and Jill Menefee … Her brother, Ryan, played lacrosse for UCLA … Majoring in nutritional sciences and minoring in chemistry.