Lilyana Morejon
Lilyana Morejon
Height: 5-3
Year: Senior
Hometown: North Hollywood, Calif.
High School: Burroughs HS
Position: Distance
EXP: 3V

NORTHRIDGE - 2011
Lilyana Morejon capped a remarkable CSUN career with her second straight trip to the NCAA West Prelims ... finished 27th in the 10,000 meter semifinals in a season-best time of 34:48.61 ... finished second for the second year in a row in the 10,000 meters at the Big West Championships after running 35:09.51 ... also finished sixth in the 5,000 meters in a season-best 17:03.09 ... also clocked a personal-best in the 3,000 meters running 9:55.27 at the Northridge Invitational ... posted a season-best 4:46.67 in the 1,500 meters at the USC Quad Meet ... placed ninth in the 5,000 meters at the MPSF Indoor Championships in a career-best 16:44.11 ... her time is a Northridge indoor record ... earned MPSF All-Academic honors for the third straight season ... led the women's cross country team in the fall with a sixth-place finish (20:41.5) at the Big West Championships ... advanced the the NCAA West Regional where she finished 61st in 21:23.56 ... was CSUN's top finisher in all five meets she competed in.

2010
Morejon made her first trip to the NCAA West Region Championships in the 10,000 meters ... finished 21st among 48 runners in a time of 35:22.31 ... placed second in the 10,000 Meters at the Big West Championships in a time of 34:59.71 ... also finished seventh in the 5,000 meters in a time of 17:11.45 ... ran a lifetime-best time of 34:28.34 to win the Cal-Nevada 10,000 meter Championship (Mar. 28) ... her time ranks second in Matador history ... her career-best time in the 5,000 meters of 16:39.16 ranks fifth in CSUN history ... also had Northridge season-bests of 4:45.03 in the 1,500 meters and 10:06.57 in the 3,000 meters at the Northridge Invitational (Mar. 13) ... finished 14th in the 5,000 meters in an indoor career-best time of 16:54.77 at the MPSF Indoor Championships ... ran a season-best 5:14.48 in the mile and 10:07.34 in the 3,000 meters at the Boise State Invitational ... earned MPSF All-Academic honors following the indoor season ... finished third at the 2009 Big West Cross Country Championships in a time of 20:36.3 ... advanced to the NCAA West Regional where she placed 50th in a time of 22:10.20.

2009
Was the Big West 10,000 meter champion in 2009 after running a then lifetime-best 35:00.32 to win by over one minute in the final at UC Irvine ... helped the Matador women to their fourth-straight conference championship ... also ran Northridge season-bests in the 1,500 meters (4:50.63), 3,000 meters (10:15.49) and 5,000 meters (17:00.03) ... all three times were career-bests ... her 10,00 meter time ranks fourth in Matador history while her time in the 5,000 ranks eighth ... qualified for the 5,000 meters at the MPSF Indoor Championships where she placed 13th in a season-best 17:06.47 ... her time is a Northridge indoor record ... also ran 9:57.63 in the 3,000 meters at the Husky Classic (Feb. 14) which is also a Matador indoor record ... earned All-Academic honors from both the MPSF and Big West Conference.

2008
Was the Matadors' best distance runner as a freshman ... finished fifth in the 10,000 meters and 11th in the 5,000 meters at the Big West Outdoor Championships ... ran a lifetime-best 37:24.16 in the 10,000 and ran 18:13.00 at the conference championships ... posted a season-best of 17:55.77 in the 5,000 at the Mt. SAC Relays ... also ran a Northridge-best 10:20.18 in the 3,000 meters at the Steve Scott Invitational in Irvine ... did not compete during the indoor season.

BURROUGHS HIGH SCHOOL
Earned letters in track, cross country and basketball at John Burroughs High School in Burbank, Calif. ... earned second team All-Pacific League honors in cross country in 2006 and was a CIF qualifier in track in 2004, 2005 and 2006 ... graduated in 2007 with a 3.8 grade point average.

PERSONAL
Born March 31, 1989 in Havana, Cuba ... parents are Norma Romero and Gustavo Morejon ... also recruited by Pepperdine, Whittier College and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps ... favorites include the New York Yankees, actors Russell Crowe and Sandra Bullock, the TV show "My Wife and Kids" and the movie "Gladiator" ... says her greatest moment in sports was qualifying for CIF in the 3,200 meters ... says the best thing about being an athlete is "everything: teamwork, competing and the desire to do better and get better everyday" ... major is Urban Studies.

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