UNLV track & field heads back to Orange County for a two-day meet hosted by UC Irvine.
UNLV track & field has 39 top-eight finishes, including wins in the 100m hurdles, 4x100m relay and the hammer throw.
UNLV track & field will participate in the Bulldog Invitational hosted by Fresno State Saturday.
UNLV track & field team had 21 top-eight finishes, including Auzsane Crowe-Carter's first-place showing in the 800m.
UNLV track & field team had six members place at the Mondo Multi & Mid-Major Challenge Friday.
High School: A 2013 graduate of El Capitan HS in Lakeside, Calif. ... Lettered four years in track & field and one in basketball ... Four-time Grossmont Valley champion in the shot put from 2010-13 ... Won the CIF Division II championship in the shot put in 2010 and finished second from 2011-13 ... Best shot put measurement is 43-2 ... Best discus measurement is 134-11.
Personal: Vanessa Leimomi Sierra was born on Feb. 26, 1995, in San Diego, Calif ... The daughter of Ulisies and Maritha Sierra ... Has three siblings: Candia, Ulises Jr. and Hiwalani ... Father, Ulises, played professional baseball for the San Diego Padres and Cincinnati Reds ... Majoring in nursing.