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.
2012: Indoors, ran in the 3,000-meter race twice as a freshman ... She posted a time of 10:06.09 in the 3K at the Husky Classic ... At the MPSF Championships, Formaz clocked a time of 10:13.73 in the 3K ... Outdoors, Formaz earned All-Pac-12 accolades in the 3,000-meter steeplechase ... In the steeplechase at the Mt. SAC Relays, Formaz clocked a time of 10:38.83, good for eighth place ... Formaz took second at the UA-ASU-NAU Double Dual Meet, clocking a time of 10:45.33, good for second place ... At the Pac-12 Championships, Formaz scored for the Wildcats, clocking a personal-best time of 10:25.84 and taking eighth place in the event ... Formaz qualified for the preliminary round of the NCAA Championships, finishing in 30th place with a time 10:47.56.
2011 (XC): Ran in two meets as a freshman ... She took third place at the Grand Canyon Invitational, posting a time of 18:29.6 in the 5,000-meter race ... She posted a time of 22:01 in the 6,000-meter race at the Pac-12 Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduate of Kantonsschule Ausserschwyz ... Did not compete for her high school as Swiss schools don't have athletics teams ... Holds personal bests of 4:38 in the 1,500 meters, 10:40 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase and 17:09 in the 5,000 meters.
PERSONAL: Born in Lachen, Switzerland, she is the daughter of Arsene and Bea Formaz ... Has two younger sisters ... Majoring in psychology.