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  • Distance
  • Ind: Senior, Out: Senior
  • Orlando, Fla. (Colonial, HS)
  • BD: 3/30/82 (Mexico City, Mexico)



3000m: 8:32.54 - 2002 Gator Invitational, Gainesville, Fla.
5000m: 14:51.99 - 2002 SEC Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.

3,000m: 8:45.36 - 2001 Florida Field Event Classic, Gainesville, Fla.
5,000m: 14:51.93 - 2002 Florida Relays, Gainesville, Fla.
10,000m: 30:59.84 - 2002 SEC Championships, Starkville, Miss.

2005 AS A SENIOR: Competed in one meet and finished 14th at Florida Relays in 5,000m (15:15.89).

2004: Did not compete for Florida.

2003 AS A JUNIOR: Wins (1): (o) Texas Invitational 5,000m (14:58.75) … Bests of 14:55.18 (5000M) and 31:17.49 (10,000m)...Competed in three meets (all outdoor)...Finished ninth in the 10,000m (31:17.49) and 13th in the 5,000m (14:55.18) at the SEC Outdoor Championships...Won the 5,000m at the Texas Invitational in 14:58.75...Finished 13th in the 5,000m at the Florida Relays.

2002 AS A SOPHOMORE: Wins (1): (o) Auburn Bank Invitational 5,000m: 15:16.32.Bests of 8:32.54 (3000m), 14:51.93 (5000m) and 30:59.84 (10,000m)... Competed in six meets (three indoors, three outdoors)... Seventh in the 10,000m at the SEC Championships, personal best time of 30:59.84… Won the Auburn Bank Invitational 5,000m in 15:16.32… Fourth at the Florida Relays 5,000m in a personal best time of 14:51.93… Set a 5,000m personal best of 14:51.99 at the SEC Championships, finished 10th… Personal best of 8:32.54 in the 3,000m at the Gator Invitational.

2001 AS A FRESHMAN: Wins (1): (o) Florida Field Event Classic (4/29) 3,000m: 8:45.36 … Bests of 8:45.36 (3000m), 15:08.39 (5,000m) and 31:57.33 (10,000m)... Competed in 11 meets (five indoors, six outdoors)... 10,000m personal best of 31:57.33 at the SEC Championships, 11th overall... Earned his first career win in a personal best time of 8:45.36 at the Florida Field Event Classic.

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: All his personal records are Colonial High School records... Track and cross country MVP in high school as well as four-year captain of the cross country team... Competed in the AAU and USATF cross country championships from 1994-2000... Represented Mexican-Americans at the Mexico Junior Olympics in 1998 by running in the 3000m. High School Coach: Joe Frana.

PREP BESTS: 800m: 1:57.8; 1600: 4:23; 3200: 9:21; 3-mile: 15:08

Major: Electrical Engineering

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