Last updated on June 22, 2012 Fresno State:
2012 Track (Junior): Did not compete.
2011 Track (Sophomore): Competed in four outdoor meets for the Bulldogs.
2011 Cross Country (Sophomore): Ran at the Roadrunner Invitational in Bakersfield, Calif. ... Finishing the 5k in a time of 22:24.
2010 Track (Freshman): Recorded a season-best time in the 800-meter of 2:28.34 at the Stanford Open 3/6/10 ... competed on the Distance Medley relay team at the WAC Indoor Championships.
Prior to Fresno State: A multiple-sport athlete, earning varsity letters in cross country, track and field, soccer and volleyball at Hueneme High School ... helped guide the cross country team to their first-ever league championships in her junior year ... in track, a three-year qualifier for the CIF meet in the 800-meters, breaking her high school record with a time of 2:22.10 ... named Best Middle Distance Runner ... also ran club track with Phenom Athletics, qualifying for the AAU National Junior Olympics two years in a row.
Personal: Born Oct. 16, 1990 in Chula Vista, Calif. ... parents are Robert and Caroline Gambala ... has an older sister, Samantha, a younger sister, Sierra, and a younger brother, Gabriel ... Samantha played soccer for Boise State from 2004-08 ... says her first time running indoor track and competing at the WAC Indoor Track & Field Championships in Boise were her biggest athletic thrills.