Nancy Alvarado-Zavaleta
Nancy Alvarado-Zavaleta
Year: Senior
Hometown: East Los Angeles
High School: James A. Garfield HS
Events: Jumps

UC Santa Cruz Success:

  • 2016-17: Track - Opened season with a set of personal bests in the 100m 13.86 and the 200m 28.79 at the Kim Duyst Invitational...improved both performances at the Hornet Invitational running 13.65 for 100m and 28.17 for 200m...Stayed on a roll hitting new personal best ins 100m 13.61, 200m 27.93, and Triple Jump 9.70m (31’10”) at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival...Improved to 27.58 in the 200m and 9..8m (32’5”) in the Triple Jump at the East Bay Invitational...Ended the season running 27.40 for 200m and jumping 9.95m (32’7.75”) at the West Coast Last Chance Invitational.

High School/Club Success:

  • Competed in Track & Field for the Garfield High School Bulldogs.

  • Varsity Track and Field Team Captain

  • 2015 Most valuable Runner

  • 2013, 2014, 2015 Coaches Award


  • Kresge College

  • Born 3/23/1997

  • Daughter of Cristina and Javier. Has two brothers Isaac and Alex.

  • Favorite thing about UCSC: All of the views.

  • Graduation Goals: Become a Physical Therapist.

  • Favorite Athlete: Allyson Felix.

  • Favorite Superhero: The Flash and Spiderman

  • Favorite Color: Blue.