Alanna Epps
Alanna Epps
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fairfield, CA
High School: Rodriguez HS
Position: Sprints
Major: Psychology/Sociology

2017-2018 Track 

Competed in ten meets for the third track season. Took victories with both the 4x100m and 4x400m relay teams at the Westmont/Pepperdine Tri Meet in times of 47.42 and 3:52.30 respectively. Was also part of the 4x100m relay at the UC Riverside/Cal Poly dual where they finished first in 47.31. Took second with the 4x400m relay team at the Big West Challenge Cup where they posted up their fastest time of the season at 3:43.55. Set season best times in both the 100m and 200m at the Cal Poly Dual with times of 12.39 and 25.36 respectively. Concluded her season at the Big West Conference Championships where she was part of the 4x100m relay squad that finished sixth overall. 

2016-2017 Track 

Competed in nine meets for her second season. Set a pair of collegiate bests at the 100m and the 200m at the Cal Poly Dual Meet, respectively placing third in 12.15 and 1st in 24.76. Both performances were good enough to put her at eighth on the UCSB all-time list for the 100 and the 200. Contributed to the team performance at the Big West Conference Championships by helping the 4 x 100m relay place eighth. 

2015-2016 Track 

Competed in four meets for the Gauchos. Contributed to a win at the Cal Poly Dual Meet in the 4 x 100m relay. Scored in her first Big West Conference Track Championships by taking part in the 4 x 100m relay to take seventh place. 

Prep
Epps will join the Gauchos via Rodriguez HS where she excelled in the sprints and relays for the Mustangs. Epps advanced to the San Joaquin Section Masters meet in four events- the 100m, 200m, 4 x 100m and 4 x 400m relays. There she recorded top-five finishes in each event, highlighted by fourth place showings in each relay. A big meet performer, Epps set her 100m personal best at the Sacramento Meet of Champions, placing third with a 12.11 clip. As a junior she set her 200m best at the San Joaquin Section Finals, recording a time of 25.16. Epps will bring an electric presence onto the track for the Gauchos in the short sprints and relay.  

Personal
Parents are Kenneth and Yvonne...Has one sibling, Julian...Double majoring in Psychology and Sociology...Asipires to pursue a career in Child Psychology...Enjoys drawing, baking and watching various TV shows...Favorite movie is Big Hero 6...Personal heroes are her parents...The beach, the weather and friendly locals drew her to UCSB. 

Collegiate Bests 

100m - 12.15 (2017 Cal Poly Dual Meet) 

200m - 24.76 (2017 Cal Poly Dual Meet) 

Big West Championships 

2018 - 4 x 100m Relay, 6th, 46.95

2017 - 100m, 15th, 12.23

2017 - 200m, 16th, 25.20

2017 - 4 x 100m Relay, 8th, 47.10

2016 - 4 x 100m Relay, 7th, 46.90