This Year: Christy Ambrosini returns for her second season of running track for USC and will add depth to the distance core after battling a hip injury last season.
2010: Ambrosini was limited in the 2010 season with a hip injury but posted a season best time in the 1500m of 4:39 on March 20th.
Cross Country: Was USC's top finisher and 14th overall in the season-opener at UC Irvine...It was her first 6K race and she posted a time of 23:36.50...Ran for USC at the West Regional and was the Trojans' fourth finisher with a time of 23:42.92...Was USC's second finisher and eighth overall at the Titan Invitational with a season-best 5K time of 18:36.
High School: Ambrosini is a 2009 graduate of Long Beach High in Lido Beach, N.Y....She ran varsity track for three seasons and was an All-County selection...Her best time in the 1500m was 4:39...Was a National Honor Society member.
Personal: Christy was born on May 6, 1991 in New York, NY...Her father is a fireman and is one of those who responded to the call on 9/11...Lists her biggest sports heroes as Misty May Treanor and Steve Prefontaine...Mexican food is her favorite...Some day would like to visit Fiji...Is considering a career in physical therapy.