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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):
Sr./Sr.


Personal Bests
Indoor Date
Weight Throw 16.68m (54-8.5) 2.9.18
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

2017-18 (RS Senior)
Indoor:
Threw the weight in four meets for Houston during the indoor season...Set a personal best at 16.68m (54.875) to finish fourth in the weight throw at the Howie Ryan Invitational.

2016-17 (RS Junior)
Indoor:
Competed in three meets during the indoor season...Set a personal best in the weight throw at the Reveille Invitational where he threw 15.47m (50-9.25).

Outdoor: Competed unattached throughout the 2017 outdoor season.

2015-16 (RS Sophomore)
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.

Watch Houston Video
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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