Brian Barraza


    El Paso, Texas

    High School:
    Franklin HS




    Brian  Barraza


    Cougars Open Weekend at Texas Relays

    Barraza, Thomas post top finishes on first day of Houston action


    Houston Wins The American Indoor Championships

    Dramatic 4x400m Relay seals first indoor championship for Cougars


    Distance Impresses in Final Tune Up

    Cougars wrap up Alex Wilson Invitational ahead of The American Championships


    Distance Heads to Alex Wilson Invitational

    DMR team set to fine-tune before conference meet


    Barraza Breaks Record for Second Consecutive Week

    Distance impresses at second day of Tyson Invitational

    • 3000-meter School Record Holder
    • 5000-meter School Record Holder
    • 2015 All-American Conference Indoor Team - 3,000m
    • 2014 All-American Conference Outdoor Team - 5,000m
    • 2014 American Conference Indoor Champion - Men's DMR
    • 2014 All-American Conference Indoor Team - DMR
    • The American Conference Track Athlete of the Week - Feb. 18, 2014
    • The American Conference Track Athlete of the Week - Jan. 20, 2015
    • USTFCCCA's Top 10 Under 20 list - 3000m, 5000m

    Personal Bests
    Indoor Date
    Mile 4:09.03 1.16.15
    3000m 8:04.05* 2.7.15
    5000m 14:23.29* 2.14.14
    Outdoor Date
    800m 1:55.55 4.19.14
    1500m 3:51.35 3.27.14
    5000m 14:13.54 4.5.14

    2014-15 (Sophomore)
    Broke his own school record in the 3000m run three times this season with the most recent coming at the American Athletic Conference Indoor Championships in 8:04.05...Earned All-American Athletic Conference honors for his second place finish in the 3K at the American Championships...Set a new personal record in the mile run with a 4:09.03 at the Leonard Hilton Memorial Invitational

    2013-14 (Freshman)
    Broke the men's 3000-meter school record at the Texas A&M Aggie Invitational (Feb. 8, 2014) with a time of 8:16.84... Won the 5000-meter championship race at the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark., breaking another school record with a time of 14:23.29... Named to the USTFCCCA Top 10 Under 20 lists in the 3000m and 5000m... Runner-up at the American Athletic Conference Indoor Championships in the 3000m... Anchored the men's conference champion distance medley relay team.

    Outdoor: Competed in the 800m, 1,500m and the 5,000m in his first outdoor season... Took second at the Stanford Invitational in the 5,000m with a personal best time of 14:13.54, the fifth best time in school history... Recorded the fastest time of the team this season in the 1,500m (3:51.35)... Placed third at the conference championships to help the Cougar men's team to its first American Athletic Conference championship... Named First Team All-American Athletic Conference.

    Ran for coach Jesse Aguilar at El Paso Franklin High School...Holds school record in the 1600m, 3200m, Three mile, and 5K...Helped team win the 2011 and 2012 District Champions title.

    Brian Barraza...Born May 5, 1995 in El Paso, TX...Son of Pete and Paula Barraza... Has a sister, Andrea.

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