Junior (2004-05): Ruznic posted Cal's third-best time of the season in both the 3000m (10:08-Nevada Meet) and 5000m (17:38.28-Stanford Invitational) ... Ran season-best in the 1500m with a time of 4:39.47 at the Brutus Hamilton Meet.
Sophomore (2003-04): Ruznic ran her best time in the 800m (2:17.43) at the Bay Area Blast Off and her best time in the 1500m (4:55.33) at the Golden Bear Qualifier.
Freshman (2002-03): Ran her best time in 800m (2:19.62) at the Big Meet.
Cross Country: Ruznic begins her fifth season of competition at Cal after redshirting the 2001 cross country and 2002 track and field seasons ... In 2005 she finished 75th (24:21) at the 2005 Pac-10 Championships ... Finished 158th (23:46.9) at the 2005 NCAA West Regional ... Three-time Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention ... Led the Bears at the 2004 NCAA West Regional, placing 60th (22:09) ... Recorded Cal's second-best showing at the 2004 Pac-10 meet, grabbing 41st (22:25) ... In 2002, was among the Bears' top four runners in all six events she competed in ... Took 45th (22:36) at the 2002 Pac-10 Championships and 78th (23:42) at the NCAA regional ... Named the team's Most Inspirational Athlete.
High School: Attended the International Studies Academy ... Was a California state meet qualifier in cross country as a junior and senior ... Served as her school's cross country and track and field captain for four years ... Received the Best Senior Athlete award for her school ... Also played volleyball and basketball in high school ... Four-year honor roll member ... Earned the National Academy Voices award in poetry.
Personal: Maja Ruznic ... Born Dec. 26, 1983, in Bosnia ... Undeclared major.