Gillian Gorelik led the Toreros with a 4th place finish in the 1500m.
Honors & Awards:
WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll - 2013
Junior (2012-13): Named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll with a 3.02 GPA... Posted her top 5k time of the fall at the Bronco Invite (19:02)... Ran a 23:52 (71st place) at the WCC Championships... Clocked a 23:24 (189th place) at the NCAA Regional Championships... Also competed in the Fullerton Invitational, UC Riverside Invitational and Triton Classic... Raced in the 1500m, 3k and 5k during the spring track season.
Sophomore (2011-12): Ran her best 6k time of the season at the UC Riverside Invitational with a 22:18.4... Finished in 67th place at the WCC Championships with a time of 22:48... Also competed in the Stanford Invite (6k; 23:17) and Bronco Invite (5k; 18:30.2)... Did not compete in the spring track season.
High School/Prep: Attended Vista Murrieta High School where she competed in cross country, track, and soccer... Earned three varsity letters in track and four varsity letters overall... Posted a 3200m time of 11:29.00 as a senior and a Mt. SAC time of 18:49... Named Academic All-League in cross country her senior year... As a sophomore, ran a 5:11.32 1600m time... Named All-Southwestern League in track in 2008 and Academic All-League in track in 2008, 2009, and 2010.
Personal: Born February 3, 1992 in Wildomar, Calif... Parents are Kevin and Lucie McCarthy... Chose USD because it was a Catholic school with an excellent reputation, she fit well with the team, and she loves the beach and surfing... Was also recruited by Loyola Marymount, Portland, UC Santa Barbara, UC Davis, and Franciscan University of Stuebenville... Besides running, she is involved in USD University Ministry, and likes to surf, wakeboard, and snowboard... Notes that she likes the color orange.
Good Friday delivers good news of Thursday's late night 10,000m women's race. Gillian Gorelik delivered a superlative performance at the 2014 Mt. Sac Invitational Silver Elite race. She finished... Read More [+]
Gorelik has done unbelievable things in a short period of outdoor track racing. In 16 days she has managed to break two of the three USD school records that she has challenged. The third school... Read More [+]
The Torero track team was a force to be reckoned with on Pomona-Pitzer's sun-soaked track at their 28th annual invitational. Both the men and women's team delivered outstanding performances in the ... Read More [+]
Gillian Gorelik took full advantage of leaving her footprints on the 5,000 meter track of the Cal Nevada race at UCSD. The senior got second place and ran a stellar race of 17:17 in the 5,000m. She... Read More [+]
The Toreros lit up the night this past weekend with record breaking performances at the 36th Annual Aztec Invitational. For any athlete, to compete under the lights is motivating and inspiring to... Read More [+]
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 [+]
Los Angeles, CA - The power of Oxy in tandem with senior fire is a dangerous combination for this Torero team... For most of the athletes, the race at Occidental College brought their 2013 season... Read More [+]
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - A strong field awaits the Toreros in their season team finale, where USD will bid farewell to 9 of their own Seniors this Saturday. The race will be held on the fast track of... Read More [+]