Michaela Barros
Michaela Barros
Height: 5-9
Year: RSo.
Hometown: Fortuna, CA
High School: Fortuna Union HS
Experience: 2Y

2016-17 -- Cross Country: Ran in one meet, taking 12th place at the Cal Poly Invitational hosted at Fairbanks Memorial Course in San Luis Obispo on Oct. 15, with a 5k time of 20:47.0.

2015-16 -- Track: Redshirted. Cross Country: Competing unattached at the Cal Poly Invite on Oct. 17, ran the 5k in 19:31.3 (good for 14th place).

Prep -- At Fortuna Union High School, finished 26th at the 2013 CIF State Cross Country Championships for Division 4, clocking a 5k time of 19:20 ... the same season, added a career-best 3-mile performance of 18:14 at the Humboldt Del Norte League finals (second place) ... in track season, her 1,600-meter PR for the Huskies was 5:12.44 (taking fourth at the North Coast Section Redwood Area Empire meet) ... was an honors student and also served as class president.

Personal -- Born on Aug. 19, 1997 in Santa Rosa ... daughter of Jacob and Shari ... has two brothers: Joey and Jared ... majors in journalism (with a minor in kinesiology) ... chose Cal Poly because she “wanted to be part of a team that was passionate and inspired each other to achieve their aspirations.”