Cal State L.A. Meet Canceled; Campus evacuated after bomb scare
Trojans Win 12 Events; Cox leaps into top 10
Muhammad wins both hurdles races; Mance wins 400m, Nellum 200m
THIS SEASON: Junior Erin Matranga is expected to compete in the distances races for USC. She competed in the fall on the USC cross country team.
2013: Had season bests of 4:59.57 in the 1500m, 10:52:64 in the 3000m, 19:14.67 in the 5000m and 12:09.21 in the steeplechase. Ran for the cross country team in the fall.
2012: Posted a time of 11:28.47 in her first career steeplechase at the Trojan Invitational on March 24. At the time it moved her into ninth place on USC's all-time list.
HIGH SCHOOL: Matranga is a 2011 graduate of St. Francis High in Sacramento, Calif....She ran both cross country and track while at St. Francis...As a senior she placed 32nd at the California State Division I XC Championships with a time of 18:30...Had a best three-mile time of 18:15 at The Other Meet on Oct. 9...In track for St. Francis had best times of 2:19.93 in the 800m, 4:57.39 in the 1500m and 11:26.77 in the 3200m.
PERSONAL: Erin was born on Feb. 5, 1993 in Sacramento, Calif....Her parents are Stan and Sharon Matranga and she has one older brother, Eric, who is also a Trojan...Among her favorite entertainers are Step Brother's, Lil Wayne, Taylor Swift, Rebelution, Kenny Chesney and Eminem...Her hobbies include wake boarding, snow boarding and taking long walks by the beach.
CAREER BESTS: 800m 2:19.93 1500m: 4:57.39 3000m SC: 11:28.47