Indoor: Ran the mile in 4:20.31 to finish ninth at the 2016 Howie Ryan Invitational...Competed in three meets for the Cougars, running in the mile twice and the 3,000m.
Outdoor: Continued a trend of personal bests when he ran the 3000m steeplechase in 9:39.36 at the Twilight Invitational...Shaved almost a full minute off his previous best in the 3000m in the Baylor Invitational with a 8:49.21...Set a new personal best in the 3000-meter steeplechase in 9:43.18...Clocked a 4:07.79 in the 1,5000m at the UTSA Invitational to finish eighth.
Indoor:Made his 2015 debut in the mile run at the Houston Indoor Opener where he ran a 4:32.73.
Outdoor: Competed in five meets for Houston during the outdoor season running the 1500m and 3000m steeplechase...Set a new personal best in the steeple at the Longhorn Invitational with a ninth place finish in 9:48.46...Ran a 4:12.87 at the Bobcat Invitational to set a new personal best in the 1500m.
Indoor: Competed in the mile, 3000-meter and 5000-meter at four meets for the Cougars this season. Ran a collegiate best in the 5000m with 15:57.81 at the Texas A&M Aggie Invitational to place 14th... Finished third in the 3000m (9:21.09) during the Leonard Hilton Memorial Invitational.
Outdoor: Competed in five meets for the Cougars... Finished 10th at the inaugural American Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships in the 3000m Steeplechase.
Ran for coach Timo Sheard at Cedar Park High School... Helped team win State Championship title in 2010 and 2011... Team placed second at State in 2012 and 2013... Qualified for Junior Nationals as a senior... Also played soccer for one season.
Gabriel Lara...Born Nov. 21, 1994 in Austin, Texas... Son of Alberto Lara and Betty Luquis... enjoys running and hanging out with friends...Majoring in Kinesiology.