Indoor: Had a third-place finish at the Conference USA Indoor Championships in the weight throw with a season-best mark of 17.45 meters (57-3)...finished in fifth place at the Houston Indoor Invitational...had a season-best mark of 12.28 meters (40-3.50) in the shot put to finish in fifth palce at the Houston Indoor Opener...posted a 13th-place finish in the shot put at the C-USA Championships. Outdoor: Recorded a 10th place finish at the Conference USA Championships in the hammer throw at 45.14 meters (148-1)... Threw a personal best 47.18 meters (154-9) in the hammer throw at the Houston Invitational... Finished sixth at the conference championships in the discus throwing 43.86 meters (143-11).
Indoor: Registered a 10th-place finish in the weight throw and a 12th-place showing in the shot put at the Conference USA Championships...was the runner-up in both events at the UH All-Comers meet...finished in eighth place in the weight throw at the Houston Invitational. Outdoor: Finished in fourth place in the discus at the Conference USA Championships with a season-best throw of 45.64 meters (149-9)...had a seventh-place showing in the shot put at the Tom Tellez Invitational and California Golden Bear Invitational...her season-best mark was 12.44 meters (44-9.75) at the Tellez Invite.
Was named All-State, Academic All-State and All-Star in track...named First-Team, All-District 18-3A and an Academic All-State selection in volleyball...selected District 18-3A Offensive MVP...served as president of the Proud Hispanic Society and a member of the National Honor Society.
Has not declared a major...born September 13, 1985, in Temple, Texas...daughter of Edward Villanueva and Diana Saldva of Cameron, Texas...hobbies include sports and watching television...chose to attend Houston after being recruited by Texas A&M, Texas State, Rice, McNeese State and Howard Payne.