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Jaye Buchbinder
Position: Middle Distance
Other Position: Distances
Year: Senior
Hometown: Long Beach, Calif.
High School: Chadwick School
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Career Bests (thru end of 2014 collegiate season):

800 Meters: 2:11.05
1,500: 4:50.57
Mile: 4:54.39c
Two mile: 10:41.16c
1,000: 2:53.24

2014 Season: Outdoors - Did not compete. Indoors - Through the first three meets of the season, was undefeated in each of her heats ... ran the best times of her collegiate career, including 2:12.29 in the 800 at the Husky Classic on Feb. 15 ... placed 16th in the 800 at the MPSF Championships (2:15.98) ... ran the 1,000 in 2:53.24 at the UW Indoor Preview. 

2013 Season: Outdoors - Competed in three meets, doubling in the Big Meet and Stanford Invitational ... was seventh in the 800 and ninth in the 1,500 (season best 4:50.57) at the Big Meet ... ran season best 800 of 2:22.38 at the Stanford Invitational ... named Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention. Indoors - Placed 24th in the 800 at the MPSF Championships, in a season best 2:20.65 ... also competed in the UW Preview, running the 800 and 4x800.

2012 Season: Outdoors - Did not compete. Indoors - Did not compete.

Cross Country: Raced in three meets each in 2012 and in 2013, placing 30th at the 2013 Doc Adams Invitational.

High School: A two-time CIF-Southern Section Division IV track champion ... won the 2011 3,200-meter title in 2011 and 1,600 title in 2010 ... finished second individually in the Division V race at the 2009 state cross country championships after winning the CIF-Southern Section meet ... followed with a fourth-place state finish in 2010 ... a three-time league MVP, twice in cross country and once in track ... a four-time All-Prep League selection ... set eight school records, including a 4:52.69 in the 1,600 and 10:37.46 in the 3,200 ... team captured the 2009 state cross-country championship ... a three-time CIF-Southern Section team champion ... played varsity water polo before transitioning to running ... captained both her cross country and track teams for two years.

Personal: Daughter of Gregg and Madson Buchbinder ... her father played water polo at Princeton University, while her mother reached the Olympic trials in the marathon ... has an older brother, Kurt ... has designed her own major in engineering ... enjoys water sports and hiking ... full name is Jaye Driggs Buchbinder.