2017 American Athletic Conference Indoor Silver Medalist - DMR
2017 Second Team All-American Athletic Conference - DMR (Indoor)
Indoor: Competed in four regular season meets during indoor...Set a season best in the 3,000-meters in an 11th place finish at the Tyson Invitational in 8:35.50...Broke the 15-minute mark in the 5,000-meter run at the Charlie Thomas Invitational with a time of 14:54.49...Opened his season with a third place finish in the mile in 4:22.66 at the Leonard Hilton Invitational.
Indoor: Competed in four meets for Houston during the indoor slate...Earned a silver medal while helping the Cougars to a second-place finish in the distance medley relay at the American Athletic Conference Indoor Championships...Set a personal-best in the 3,000-meters at the Charlie Thomas Invitational when he ran 8:26.64 to win the event.
Outdoor: Finished sixth in the 5,000-meter run at the American Athletic Conference Championships when he crossed the line in a personal-best 14:48.29...Set his career mark in the 1,500-meter run after taking ninth at the Victor Lopez Classic in 3:54.73.
Indoor: Made appearances in four indoor meets during his freshman season...Began his career in the 3K at the Rod McCravy Memorial Track & Field Meet where he ran 8:46.04...Record his best 3,000m time at the Charlie Thomas Invitational where he ran 8:41.26 to finish 18th...Took seventh place in the mile at the Howie Ryan Invitational where he ran a personal best 4:16.29.
Outdoor: Ran the 5000m for the first time during the outdoor season where he finished in 15:32.87 at the Twilight Invitational...Ran his first sub-4 1,500-meters with a 3:57.60 at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival...Finished 14th in the 1500m while making his outdoor debut at the UTSA Invitational where he ran 4:10.46.
Four-year letterwinner in cross country and track and field for William Proctor, David Longoria and Eli Blanco and the Patriots of Veterans Memorial High School...Qualified for the cross country state championships from 2012-14 and was named Second Team All-State in 2012 and 2014...Was named the most valuable athlete in Track during his Sophomore and Senior years...named RGVCCCA First-Team All-Valley and RGVCCCA Male Most Vaulable Player...holds school records in the 1600m and 5000m
Full name is Gerardo Javier Reyna...Son of Gerardo Reyna and Vanessa Gonzalez...Kinesiology/Exercise Science major...aspires to be a physical therapist/occupational therapist...enjoys basketball, frisbee, other sports and being outdoors in his spare time