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Felipe Valencia
Felipe  Valencia

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Mission, Texas

High School:
Palmview

Height:
5-7

Event:
Throws

Experience:
1L

Elig. (I/O):
RSJr./RSJr.


• 2016 American Athletic Conference Indoor Champion - Shot Put
• First Team All-American Athletic Conference - Shot Put
• American Athletic Conference Athlete of the Week - April 20, 2016

Personal Bests
Indoor Date
Shot Put/td> 18.58m (60-11.5) 2.29.16
Weight Throw 15.50m (50-10.25) 1.16.15
Outdoor Date
Shot Put 18.28m (59-11.75) 4.23.16
Discus 45.94m (150-9) 5.6.16
Hammer Throw 50.56m (165-10) 3.26.16

2016-17 (Junior)
Did not compete for the Cougars during the 2016-17 season due to redshirt.

2015-16 (Sophomore)
Indoor:
Won the 2016 American Athletic Conference Championship in the shot put with a personal best makr of 18.58m (60'11.5")...Won the shot put at the Charlie Thomas Invitational when he threw 17.69m (58'0.5")...Finished fourth in the weight throw with a mark of 15.41m (50'6.75") at the Leonard Hilton Memorial Invitational.

Outdoor: Set a new outdoor best in the shot put with a mark of 18.09m at the Mt. SAC Relays where he finished third among collegiates and earn American Conference Field Athlete of the Week Honors...Opened the outdoor season with a trio of events at the UTSA Invitational, winning the shot put at 17.83m (58'6"), while taking ninth in the hammer throw (165'10") and 15th in the discus (43.57m).

2014-15 (Freshman)
Indoor:
Made his collegiate debut at the Leonard Hilton Memorial Invitational and made an immediate impact with a second place 18.05m throw in the shot put.

Outdoor: Competed in the throws for Houston in five meets during the outdoor season...Scored points for the Cougars at The American Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships with his sixth place finish in the shot put and a mark of 16.57m (54'-4.5")...Set an outdoor personal record in the shot put at the Texas Relays where he finished fourth with a mark of 17.01m (55'-9.75")...Opened the season with a fourth place finish in the discus at 37.60m (123'-4") at the TSU Relays.

HIGH SCHOOL
Two time state champion in the shot put (2013, 2014)...Personal best throw of 65'7.5" in the shot put and 176'6" in the Discus...Runner up Silver medalist in the 2012 State Shot Put competition

PERSONAL
Full name is Felipe Emmanuel Valencia...Son of Eduardo and Orfelinda Valencia, Has one brother and three sisters...enjoys watching Netflix...Majoring in Kinesiology

Watch Houston Video
01/12/18
Leonard Hilton Invitational
Yeoman Fieldhouse
All Day
01/13/18
Carl Lewis High School Invite
Yeoman Fieldhouse
All Day
01/14/18
Joe Deloach Youth Meet
Yeoman Fieldhouse
All Day
01/20/18
Mark Colligan Memorial
at Mark Colligan Memorial
Lincoln, Neb.
All Day
01/26/18
Houston Invitational
Yeoman Fieldhouse
All Day
01/27/18
Houston Invitational
Yeoman Fieldhouse
All Day
02/02/18
Charlie Thomas Invitational
at Charlie Thomas Invitational
College Station, Texas
All Day
02/03/18
Charlie Thomas Invitational
at Charlie Thomas Invitational
College Station, Texas
All Day
02/09/18
Tyson Invitational
at Tyson Invitational
Fayetteville, Ark.
All Day
02/09/18
Howie Ryan Invitational
Yeoman Fieldhouse
All Day
02/10/18
Husky Classic
at Husky Classic
Seattle, Wash.
All Day
02/10/18
Tyson Invitational
at Tyson Invitational
Fayetteville, Ark.
All Day
02/11/18
Houston Seniors/Masters Meet
Yeoman Fieldhouse
All Day
02/23/18
vs The American Indoor Championships
Birmingham, Ala.
All Day
02/24/18
at The American Indoor Championships
Birmingham, Ala.
All Day
03/09/18
at NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas
All Day
03/10/18
at NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas
All Day
03/15/18
Cougar Spring Break Invitational
Carl Lewis Complex
All Day
03/16/18
at TSU Relays
Houston, Texas (TSU)
All Day
03/17/18
at TSU Relays
Houston, Texas (TSU)
All Day
03/23/18
Victor Lopez Classic
at Victor Lopez Classic
Houston, Texas (Rice)
All Day
03/24/18
Victor Lopez Classic
at Victor Lopez Classic
Houston, Texas (Rice)
All Day
03/28/18
Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays
at Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays
Austin, Texas
All Day
03/29/18
Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays
at Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays
Austin, Texas
All Day
03/30/18
Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays
at Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays
Austin, Texas
All Day
03/31/18
Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays
at Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays
Austin, Texas
All Day
04/07/18
Houston Alumni Invitational
Carl Lewis Complex
All Day
04/13/18
Texas Invitational
at Texas Invitational
Austin, Texas
All Day
04/14/18
Texas Invitational
at Texas Invitational
Austin, Texas
All Day
04/19/18
at Mt. SAC Relays
Walnut, Calif.
All Day
04/20/18
at Mt. SAC Relays
Walnut, Calif.
All Day
04/21/18
at Mt. SAC Relays
Walnut, Calif.
All Day
04/21/18
J. Fred Duckett Twilight Invitational
at J. Fred Duckett Twilight Invitational
Houston, Texas (Rice)
All Day
04/26/18
Penn Relays
at Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa.
All Day
04/27/18
Penn Relays
at Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa.
All Day
04/28/18
Penn Relays
at Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa.
All Day
04/28/18
Longhorn Invitational
at Longhorn Invitational
Austin, Texas
All Day
04/29/18
Longhorn Invitational
at Longhorn Invitational
Austin, Texas
All Day
05/04/18
Tom Tellez Invitational
Carl Lewis Complex
All Day
05/11/18
vs The American Outdoor Championships
Cincinnati, Ohio
All Day
05/12/18
vs The American Outdoor Championships
Cincinnati, Ohio
All Day
05/13/18
vs The American Outdoor Championships
Cincinnati, Ohio
All Day
05/23/18
vs NCAA West Prelims
Sacramento, Calif.
All Day
05/24/18
vs NCAA West Prelims
Sacramento, Calif.
All Day
05/25/18
vs NCAA West Prelims
Sacramento, Calif.
All Day
06/06/18
vs NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
All Day
06/07/18
vs NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
All Day
06/08/18
vs NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
All Day
06/09/18
vs NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
All Day

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