Brian Barraza

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    El Paso, Texas

    High School:
    Franklin HS

    Height:
    6-1

    Event:
    Distance

    Experience:
    HS

    Brian Barraza

    07/06/2014

    UH Track & Field Wraps USATF Junior Champs

    Three freshmen close out season against nations best under 20

    07/05/2014

    Brian Barraza Punches Ticket to Junior Worlds

    Barraza finishes second in the 5000-meter, earning a spot on Team USA

    07/03/2014

    Three Cougars to Compete at U.S. Junior Championships

    Barraza, Cornelius, Gibbs to represent Houston in Eugene this weekend

    06/29/2014

    Wesley Bray Wins Silver Medal at USA Championships

    Former student-athlete takes second amongst top professional competition

    05/09/2014

    Sixteen Track & Field Athletes Named to All-Conference Team

    Senior Errol Nolan finishes with four golds, four all-conference selections

    • 3000-meter School Record Holder
    • 5000-meter School Record Holder
    • 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
    • USTFCCCA's Top 10 Under 20 list - 3000m, 5000m

    Personal Bests
    Indoor Date
    Mile 4:14.95 1.17.14
    3000m 8:16.84* 2.8.14
    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

    2013-14 (Freshman)
    Indoor:
    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.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    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.

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

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