Former Warren High School cross country champion Dani Moreno is making strides at UC Santa Barbara where she currently captains the Lady Gauchos NCAA Div. I cross country team. Moreno recently won the UCSB MVP award for the 2012 season after leading the Gauchos to a third place finish at the Big West Championship in Riverside, where she placed sixth. She also won the All Big West Conference award in the 6,000 and 10,000 meter runs and was recognized as the school's athletic department as a Scholar Athlete for 2012. Moreno and other Gaucho distance runners are now gearing up for the 2013 track season. Moreno majors in World Studies and is considering a career in federal law enforcement.
********** Published: December 20, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 36