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Jose Herrera
Jose  Herrera

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Brownsville, Texas

High School:
Homer Hanna High School

Height:
5-11

Event:
Throws

Experience:
2L

Elig. (I/O):
So./Jr.


Personal Bests
Indoor Date
Weight Throw 14.69m (48-2.5) 1.16.15
Shot Put 14.54m (47-8.5) 2.6.16
Outdoor Date
Shot Put 14.87m (48-9.5) 3.26.16
Discus 44.00m (144-4) 3.19.16
Hammer 49.86m (163-7) 4.16.16

2015-16 (Junior)
Indoor:
Competed in the shot put and the weight throw during five events...Record a personal best shot put of 14.54m (47'8.5") at the Charlie Thomas Invitational where he finished 10th...Placed fifth in the weight throw (season best, 14.53), while taking sixth in the shot (14.03m) at the Leonard Hilton Memorial Invitational...One of just two Cougars to compete in multiple events at the Reveille Invitational where he finished fifth in the weight throw at 14.20m and threw the shot 13.19m to finish second.

Outdoor: Threw 49.86m at the Twilight Invitational to set a new personal record...Set a new best in the shot put at the Victor Lopez Classic with a throw of 14.87m...Opened the outdoor season with personal bests in the hammer throw (49.81m) and discus (44.00m) at the UTSA Invitational.

2014-15 (Sophomore)
Indoor:
Has appeared in two meets for Houston this season...Threw the weight throw 14.96m (48-2.5) in his indoor collegiate debut at the Leonard Hilton Memorial Invitational

2013-14 (Freshman)
Indoor:
Redshirted.

Outdoor: Competed in the shot put, hammer and discus in six meets for the Cougars... Recorded a personal best of 43.13m (141'-6") in the hammer throw to take ninth place at the Texas Invitational, his highest finish of the season.

HIGH SCHOOL
Threw shot put for the Homer Hanna Eagles...Named City and District Champion for 2012.. Awarded Co-City and Co-District Champion in 2013...Herrera broke the Hanna High School shot put record last season.

PERSONAL
Raised in Brownsville, Texas...Recognized for being in top ten percent of graduating class...Involved in Health Occupations Students of America and participated in the city math meet...hobbies include lifting weights and technology...Recognizes his mother and father as being his biggest influences...Majoring in Sports Administration.

05/06/16
Tom Tellez Invitational
Houston, Texas
All Day
05/12/16
vs American Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships
Orlando, Fla.
All Day
05/13/16
vs American Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships
Orlando, Fla.
All Day
05/14/16
vs American Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships
Orlando, Fla.
All Day
05/15/16
vs American Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships
Orlando, Fla.
All Day
05/26/16
vs NCAA West Preliminary Round
Lawrence, Kan.
All Day
05/27/16
vs NCAA West Preliminary Round
Lawrence, Kan.
All Day
05/28/16
vs NCAA West Preliminary Round
Lawrence, Kan.
All Day
06/08/16
vs NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
All Day
06/09/16
vs NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
All Day
06/10/16
vs NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
All Day
06/11/16
vs NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
All Day
06/24/16
vs USATF Junior Championships
Clovis, Calif.
All Day
06/25/16
vs USATF Junior Championships
Clovis, Calif.
All Day
06/26/16
vs USATF Junior Championships
Clovis, Calif.
All Day

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