|Hometown:||San Jose, Calif.|
2012: Competed in meets as a sophomore … came 17th at the Keene State Alumni Invitational (9/01) in 12:20 … finished 16th with a time of 19:51 in the sub-varsity 5k at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational (9/15) … placed 76th in the 6k at the Purple Valley Classic (9/22) with a time of 24:22 … came 22nd in the sub-varsity run at NEICAAAs (10/07) with a time of 18:59.55 … placed 19th at NEWMACs (10/27) with a time of 19:29.84.
2011: Competed in three events as a freshman...finished seventh in the Engineers Cup (9/10)... placed 13th in the Bowdoin College Invitational with a time of 24:16.00 (10/1/11)... at the NEWMAC Championships (10/30) she finished 17th with a time of 19:48.00
Off the Cross Country Trail: Majoring in chemical-biological engineering … also competes on the MIT indoor and outdoor track and field teams … conducted research in the Langer and Wittrup Labs … Burton Five Co-Floor chair … Biomedical Engineering Society (BE-BMES) … Society of Women Engineers (SWE) … Chinese Students Club (CSC) …American Medical Students Association (AMSA).
High School: A 2011 graduate of Lynbrook High School ... four-time USATF All-America ... four-time MVP ... cross country all-county ... cross country All-CCS ... Wendy's High School Heisman state finalist ... track and field state championship qualifier ... National Honors Society ... valedictorian.
Personal: Daughter of Sili Gao & Laiqiang Huang … family member was on the cross country team at UC Berkeley.