A key performer in the distance races for SDSU ... enjoyed a solid 2005 campaign as a member of the Aztec cross country team.
2005-06 - Competed in all seven races during the cross country season ... posted a career-best 6K time of 21:50.90 at the NCAA West Regional meet, which ranks sixth in school history ... finished ninth overall at the 5K Santa Clara Invite, helping the Aztecs claim first team title since 2003 ... set a 5K-career best (17:54.60) at the Willamette Invitational ... was the team's second finisher at the 5K Aztec Invitational (18:42.00) ... was a MWC all-academic selection and SDSU Big Red award winner.
2004-05 - Placed fourth in the 3,000 at the Aztec Track Classic ... was the Aztecs' top finisher in all six races she ran during the cross country season ... earned second-team all-MWC honors after placing 14th with a 6K-time of 23:03 ... recorded the fifth-fastest 6K time in Aztec history (22:00.00) with a 55th-place performance at the NCAA regionals ... logged three top-15 finishes in three consecutive races ... took fourth overall at the UNLV Invite with a season-best time in the 5K of 19:35.
2003-04 - Finished sixth in the 5,000 at the Florida Relays with a personal-best time of 17:47.38 ... also set a personal-best time in the 3,000 at the Sea-Ray Relays (10:20.55) ... placed third at the Aztec Track Classic in the 5,000 ... took fifth (4:55.71) in the 1,500 at the first outdoor meet at the San Diego City Championships ... competed in both the 5,000 and 10K at the MWC outdoor meet ... kicked off the indoor season with a second-place finish in the mile (5:42.83) at Mountain T's ... was the Aztecs' No. 2 finisher during most of the cross country season ... posted five top-20 finishes overall ... finished in a season-high fourth place out of 139 at the 5K Fullerton Opener ... placed fifth out of 86 at the LBSU Invite, helping the team to the meet title ... was 42nd overall at the MWC meet in Albuquerque ... also competed at the NCAA regional meet (70th).
2002-03 - Competed in the five different events during the outdoor track season ... second at the season-opening San Diego City Championships in the 1,500 with a time of 4:53.07 ... recorded a season-best 3K time of 10:38.72 at the UCSD Invite ... sixth in the 5K at the Steve Scott Invitational in Irvine, Calif. ... competed in the 5K and 10K at the MWC outdoor meet ... set the school record in the indoor 3K with a time of 10:32.40 at the UW Indoor Invite ... ran in seven of the team's eight cross country meets ... finished in the No. 2 spot for the Aztecs in four of her seven races ... scored a pair of 17th-place finishes in back-to-back meets at the Aztec Invite and at the Hawai'i Invitational ... competed in the Mountain West Conference (56th) and the NCAA west regional meets (85th).
High School - A four-year varsity letterwinner at Maryknoll High School ... named the Spartans' athlete of the year ... an all-state team member in cross country and track ... 2001 Hawai'i state cross country champion ... won her league's cross country, 1,500 and 3K titles as well ... team took first place at the cross country league championships ... personal records include 10:21 in the 3K, 4:44 in the 1,500 and 2:21 in the 800 ... ran the 5K in a personal-best 17:28.
Personal - Christal Park Cuadra was born on Feb. 9, 1984, in Honolulu, Hawaii ... parents are Greg and Kisun Cuadra ... dad was her high school track coach ... lists Lance Armstrong as her favorite athlete ... majoring in economics with plans to pursue a career in law.