Juanita Pardo
Juanita  Pardo
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Alpharetta, Ga.

High School:
Milton

Position:
Distance


2017 Track:
Indoor: Made her collegiate track debut at the Orange and Purple Classic, notching a fifth-place finish in the 3000m … Member of the DMR unit that took second at the Bob Pollock Memorial … Posted a career-best time in the 3000m of 10:29.90 at the Music City Challenge. Outdoor: Raced in the 1500m and 5000m during the outdoor season … Registered a career-best time of 4:48.76 in the 1500m at the Florida State Relays … Recorded a career best in the 5000m of 18:09.84 at the Georgia Tech Invitational.

2016 Cross Country:
Raced in four meets in the 2016 season … Recorded a career best in the 6k at the Crimson Classic with a time of 23:40.7 … Finished in a career-best time of 18:50.8 in the 5k at the Foothills Invitational … Also competed at the Roy Griak Invitational and the UGA Invitational.

Track 2016:
Did not compete.

Cross Country 2016:
Did not compete.

High School:
A four-year letterwinner in both cross country and track under head coach Andy Carr at Milton High School ... Named a captain of the cross country team as a senior ... Helped team to region championships in her freshman and senior seasons ... Graduated in the top 10 percent of her class ... Served as president of the National French Honor Society.

Personal:
Full name is Juanita Pardo ... Born Sept. 6, 1997 in Bogota, Colombia ... Daughter of German Pardo and Maria del Pilar Sanchez ... Younger sister to Santiago ... Chose Georgia Tech for its location, the weather and the campus ... Majoring in psychology.