Senior (2012-13): Named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll with a 3.72 GPA... Clocked the best times on the team in three events during the fall - UC Riverside Invitational (26:06), Stanford Invite (26:36) and Bronco Invite (25:23.7)... Placed 52nd at the WCC Championships (26:17)... Competed in the NCAA Regionals, running a 33:48 10k that placed him 176th.
Junior (2011-12): Was a team captain... Clocked his season-best at the UC Riverside Invitational with an 8k time of 26:32.7... Finished in 49th place at the WCC Championships with a time of 27:16... Also competed in the Stanford Invite (27:21) and Bronco Invite (26:47.9)... In the spring, ran a personal-best 4:06.52 in the 1500m at the UCSD Triton Invite... Named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll with a 3.73 GPA.
High School: Attended Damien High School... Only ran one season of high school cross country... Was team captain his senior year... Ran a 4:38.60 mile and a 2:04.00 800m at the Sierra League Finals his senior year... His team was Sierra League champions his senior year... Also earned three varsity letters in soccer and two in track... Won the Scholar-Athlete Award in cross country and track.
Personal: Born October 16, 1991 in Upland, Calif.... Parents are Kelly and Laura Bruce... Chose USD because of the beautiful campus, Catholic identity and academic environment... Is a USD Scholar Student-Athlete in 2010-11 and 2011-12 and is a Trustee Scholar and Keck Fellow... Member of the USD Honors Program.
The Toreros eagerly await their next track race this upcoming Friday night. They will not have to travel far as they have just a 10 minute commute to the local San Diego State University track. Read More [+]
Senior track star Gillian Gorelik recently broke three school records in a 20 day span. On March 28 she ran the 1,500m in 4:39.7, and the following week she ran the 5,000m in 17:28.45. On April 17,... Read More [+]
Sacramento, CA - The University of San Diego men's and women's cross country squads wrapped up NCAA regional action racing at Haggin Oaks Golf Course.
Senior Gillian Gorelik lead the charge by... Read More [+]
MALIBU, Calif. - The USD men's and women's cross country teams put in strong showings at the 2013 West Coast Conference Championships on Saturday morning at Alumni Park in Malibu, Calif. The Torero... Read More [+]
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - With the 2013 West Coast Conference Cross Country Championships right around the corner, we caught up with USD Head Coach Will Guarino, sophomore Ashton Padberg, and freshman... Read More [+]
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The University of San Diego men's and women's cross country teams are gearing up for the 2013 West Coast Conference Championships race on Saturday, Nov. 2 at Alumni Park in... Read More [+]
Fullerton, Calif. - Friday night sunset racing is not a standard for cross country racing, but it was an excellent setting to send off three senior Torero racers. Jessica McCarthy, Victoria Hambley... Read More [+]
Sunnyvale, CA - The University of San Diego raced at Baylands Park in the region that is home to many of the world's largest technology corporations and startups. They buzzed with the same radiant ... Read More [+]
Palo Alto, Calif. - The University of San Diego competed at Stanford Invitational this past weekend and team was the theme for their race this weekend. The race took place at the beautiful... Read More [+]