Yasiris Gonzalez

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Spring, Texas

    High School:
    Westfield HS

    Height:
    5-1

    Event:
    Distance

    Birthdate:
    08/20/1991

    Experience:
    2L

    Yasiris Gonzalez

    2012-13 MEET RESULTS
    Jan 25-26 Howie Ryan Invitational & Multis 800m (Indoor) 2:25.73 31st

    2012-13 (Senior)
    Indoor:
    Competed in five meets for the Cougars...Ran a season best of 5:26.41 in the women's mile at the Armory Collegiate Invitational...Took 14th-place in the 800-meter dash at the Texas A&M Invitational with a personal best of 2:23.02.

    Outdoor: Competed in six meets for the Cougars...Finished eighth in the 800-meter run at the South Florida Collegiate Invitational with a time of 2:25.96...Ran a personal best (4:57.94) in the 1500-meter run at the J. Fred Duckett Rice Twilight...Conference USA Outdoor Championships qualifier.

    2011-12 (Junior)
    Indoor: Competed in two meets for the Cougars...Ran a 5:33.88 in the mile at the Conference USA Championships.

    Outdoor: Saw action in the 1500m in seven meets...Ran a season best of 5:02.73 at the J. Fred Duckett Rice Twilight...Placed 23rd with a time of 5:12.33 at the Conference USA Championships.

    2010-11 (Sophomore)
    Indoor
    Leonard Hilton (1 Mile) 5:46.01 - 33rd
    Howie Ryan (1 Mile) 5:41.79 - 41st
    C-USA Championships (1 Mile) 5:30.26* - 30th

    High School: Competed for coaches Charles Seeber and Jaha Williams at Westfield High School...Received the Mustangs' 2009 Cross Country MVP award...Won the 3-D Award in 2008...Two-time cross country regional qualifier.

    Personal: Full name is Yasiris Mabel Gonzalez...Born on Aug. 20, 1991 in Brooklyn, N.Y....Daughter of Carlos and Rosa Gonzalez...Before joining the cross country team, she ran track for the Track Houston Track Club...Qualified for the Junior Olympics in the 3,200m and 4x800m in 2010...Decided to attend the University of Houston because of the great school spirit...Favorite hobbies include spending time with family...Nickname is Yasi...Majoring in Biology.

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