CERRITOS COLLEGE: Competed for two years at Cerritos College in Norwalk, Calif. ... Competed on the same team as fellow UNLV newcomers Sarah Muniz and Shannon Simpson.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated in 2007 from John F. Kennedy HS in Granada Hills, CA ... A two-year letterwinner in cross country for the Irish under coach Brian Bivens ... Was named her squad's MVP as a senior.
PERSONAL: Elba Lucille Beuster was born on Dec. 10, 1988, in La Palma, CA ... Goes by Lucy ... The daughter of Elba and Raymond Beuster ... Has an older sister, Erica ... Majoring in sociology.