Indoor: Had Houston's best throw in the shot put with 15.63 meters (51-3.50) to finish in sixth place at the Conference USA Indoor Championships...was the runner-up in the shot at the Albuquerque Invitational and finished in third place at the Houston Indoor Opener. Outdoor: Had a season-best 3:54.55 finish in the 1,500 meters in the B Section of the Texas Relays... Finished fourth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Conference USA Championships... Recorded a first place finish in the 3,000 meters at t he UTSA Relays... Was also 13th in the 5,000 meters at the conference championships.
Sat out the indoor and outdoor seasons.
Indoor: Finished fourth in the shot put at the Leonard Hilton Memorial with a throw of 55'1.5". Outdoor: National Junior Champion of Mexico in the shot put...set National Junior shot put record of Mexico at 56-9.25...qualified for the Junior Pan American Games for Mexico in the shot put...placed tenth in the games...placed 16th at the Conference USA Championships in the discus...best finish in the shot put was fifth place at the Tom Tellez Invitational.
Transfer from McNeese State...had a mark of 54-11.50 in the shot put.
Lettered in football and track at Calallen High School...was State Class 4A state champion in shot put with mark of 66-11.50...was a All-South Texas, All-District and All-Metro selections in football...was a member of the National Honor Society and choir...performed over 1,000 hours of community service helping flood victims.
Born January 1, 1984, in Uvalde, Texas...major is communications/public relations...son of Larry and Marry Anne Mireles of Corpus Christi, Texas...brother, Matthew, is a junior shot put and discus thrower at Texas State University...hobbies include learning to speak Spanish...also recruited by Stephen F. Austin...decided to attend UH because of its academic reputation, great coaches and track and field reputation.