Wesley Bray Wins Silver Medal at USA Championships

Former student-athlete Wesley Bray finishes second at the USA Track & Field Championships.

June 29, 2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Former Houston Track and Field student-athlete Wesley Bray took second place at the USA Track and Field Championships in Sacramento, Calif., this weekend.

Bray finished with the second most points in the decathlon (7807 points), just 800 points behind the leader. He took third in the long jump and high jump competitions, clearing a personal best in the high jump.

A combined events athlete from 2007-2011, Bray was named the 2010 Conference USA Indoor heptathlon champion and qualified for the NCAA Championships in 2008 and 2010. Bray was also a Junior Olympics National Champion in the decathlon in 2006.

Houston has three current student-athletes who will compete at the USA Junior Championships in Eugene, Ore., July 5-6. Freshmen Brian Barraza (5,000m), Cameron Cornelius (shot put) and William Gibbs will represent Houston at the national competition.

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Houston opens the 2014 season at 8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 29, when it hosts UTSA in the first ever game in the Houston Football Stadium.



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