Roxanne Cook
Roxanne Cook
Year: Jr.
Hometown: La Canada, Calif.
High School: Maranatha
Previous College: Pitzer College
Position: Distance
Major: Theater

At Pomona-Pitzer: Completed her third season as a member of the Pomona-Pitzer Cross Country and Track and Field teams, where she competes in the distance and middle distance events...2011-12: Ran a 4:54.95 in the 1500 meters at SCIAC Championships, good for a tenth place finish...Also ran a 2:26.22 in the 800 meters at SCIAC, placing 11th...2009-10: Ran 20:13 in her initial college race at the UC Irvine Invite to finish third on the team. She then ran 19:14 at the UC Riverside 5k Invitational to finish second on the team...Led the team at the home West Region Preview Meet, clocking 23:44 in her first-ever 6000m race...At the SCIAC Multi-Duals, she clocked a PR 23:36 to finish 7th overall and second on the team...At the Oct. 31 SCIAC Championships, she ran 24:16 to finish 10th overall and earn First Team All Conference honors...Finished third on the team at the home NCAA West Region meet, taking 20th overall in 23:35 to earn All-Region honors as the second frosh finisher in the race.

High School: Ran on the cross country and track teams for the Marantha High School Minutemen in Pasadena...Named All-CIF in cross country and track...Earned the Most Outstanding Performance honor at the CIF-SS final in cross country...Finished in the top 20 in the state championship in cross country...Named MVP of the track team, and earned the Outstanding Female Athlete award in 2009, as well as the school's Work Ethic Award...Named the 2008 Homecoming Queen...A National Honors Society selection, and a California Scholarship Foundation selection from grades 9-12...Had a 3.91 GPA.

Personal: Accepted early Decision at Pitzer, where she majors in theater...Has one older sister...Hobbies include art, cooking and travel...Loves running "because of the accomplishment that I receive after accomplishing a goal...Loves the Pomona-Pitzer cross country team because of the "amazing people that make up the team - I enjoy being a part of the team and running for Coach Reynolds."...Favorite athlete is Jackie Joyner-Kersee...Favorite movies include Bonnie and Clyde, On The Waterfront, and Casablanca...Favorite books are Jane Eyre and Wind In The Willows...Lists "Acting for TV" and "Shakespeare In Film" as the most interesting courses she has taken at Pitzer...Lists Meryl Streep as the public figure she most admires...Has volunteered for Theater for Young Audiences in the Pomona school district...Attended the American Conservatory Theater program in San Francisco, in the summer of 2011...Chose Pitzer for "the diverse student body, small classes and outstanding faculty"...Born May 20, 1990