Junior distance runner Brian Barraza, and sophomore thrower Felipe Valencia each took home individual championships in their respective events as the Houston Cougar Men’s and Women’s track and field teams wrapped up day two of the Charlie Thomas Invitational, hosted by Texas A&M in College Station, on Saturday.
For the second time this season the women’s indoor 5000m school record has been broken by a Houston Cougar women’s distance runner, as junior Selena Sierra ran 17:26.89 at the Charlie Thomas Invitational in College Station, Texas on Friday.
The Houston Cougar men's and women's track and field teams will hit the road for College Station, Texas for the second time during the indoor season when they compete in the Charlie Thomas Invitational, hosted by Texas A&M on Friday, Feb. 5 and Saturday, Feb 6.
Senior hurdler Issac Williams has been named The American Athletic Conference Track Athlete of the Week for his performance in the Houston Invitational last weekend, the conference office announced Tuesday.
Houston’s Mario Burke and Tori Williams swept the 60-meter dash in both the men’s and women’s divisions to lead the Cougars Saturday in the Houston Invitational at Bill Yeoman Fieldhouse.