Mikaela Romanini
Mikaela Romanini
Height: 5-6
Year: So.
Hometown: Bakersfield, CA
High School: Bakersfield HS
Events: Mid Distance
Experience: 1Y

2018-19 -- Cross Country: Made collegiate debut on the course as a redshirt freshman, entering UC Santa Barbara’s Lagoon Open on Sept. 15 ... took 30th place at the Gauchos’ fall triangular (also vs. Cal State Fullerton), with a 5k effort of 18:42.5 in Isla Vista.

2017-18 -- Track: Finished just one spot back of making the All-Conference Team as a true freshman, as she took fourth place at the Big West Championships for the 800 meters on May 12, posting a collegiate PR of 2:11.23 at CSUN ... also belonged to the Mustang 4x400m relay squad at the conference finals, helping Cal Poly tally a team point in the event with a time of 3:52.92 ... added a ninth-place 800m performance of 2:14.27 at the Titan Challenge on March 31, and then lowered the time to 2:13.94 at UCLA’s Invitational on April 14 (good for seventh place), then bettering it again at the Mt. SAC Relays in Torrance, to 2:12.45 (19th overall April 20) ... during indoor season, clocked an 800 time of 2:16.53 in Seattle on Feb. 10 at Washington’s Husky Classic ... top 4x400m relay team for the spring came in fourth place at Fullerton’s invitational via a time of 3:50.67. Cross Country: Redshirted.

Prep -- At Bakersfield High School, ran the 800 meters in a school-record 2:10.43, taking third place at the 2015 Central Section Masters Championships ... finished ninth at the 2017 CIF State Championships with a time of 2:11.55 ... 400m PR was 57.14, winning the 2017 South Area Championships ... also was part of a State Championship-qualifying, Central Section championship-winning 4x400m relay squad that posted a top time of 3:54.70 ... was a four-time Southwest Yosemite League 800m champion ... in cross country season for the Drillers, her best 5k time of 19:32.0 earned third place at the SWYL Mini-Meet in the fall of 2016 ... also played volleyball as an outside hitter ... was class valedictorian, in addition to participating in ASB, Surf Club and Ecology Club.

Personal -- Born on May 8, 1999 in Bakersfield ... parents, Mark & Cheyenne, are both Cal Poly alumni ... majors in Environmental Engineering.