Brian Barraza

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    El Paso, Texas

    High School:
    Franklin HS

    Height:
    6-1

    Event:
    Distance

    Experience:
    2L

    Brian  Barraza

    09/02/2015

    Cougars Open 2015 with HBU Quad Meet

    Houston to run McGregor Park in season opener

    08/17/2015

    Cross Country Releases 2015 Competition Schedule

    Cougars to compete five times in Lone Star State

    05/07/2015

    Cougars Honor Seniors at 2015 Senior Awards Banquet

    Houston thanks 17 seniors; awards Cougar Warrior Award

    02/11/2015

    Cross Country Teams Earn All-Academic Honors

    Barraza named to Individual All-Academic Team

    11/22/2014

    Barraza Finishes Impressive Season At Nationals

    Sophomore caps incredible campaign finishing 224th at NCAA Championships

    AWARDS / HONORS
    • 2014 NCAA Cross Country Championship qualifier
    • Conference Athlete of the Week - Sept. 3
    • 2013 All-American Athletic Conference Team

    SOPHOMORE (2014)
    Barraza became the first Cougar since 2011 to qualify for the NCAA Cross Country National Championships after posting a fourth place finish at the NCAA South Central Regional (29:41.5; 10K)...Barraza finished fourth at the American Athletic Conference Cross Country Championships in Tulsa, Okla., after running the 8K in 24:53...Runner up at the 2014 Islander Splash Cross Country Meet after running the 8K in 25:17.7...Posted the top-score among collegiate athletes at the 39th Annual Justin F. Cooper Memorial Rice Invitational when he ran the 5K in 16:57

    FRESHMAN (2013)
    Barraza competed in all six meets for the Cougar men's team... He won the first meet of his collegiate career during the Baylor's Twilight Invitational (6K) with a time of 18:19.9... Barraza finished in the top five at the Rice Invitational (3rd - 16:50), Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islander Splash (2nd - 26:36.4), and the inaugural American Athletic Conference championships (5th - 23:36.60)... Ended the season with the South Central Regional 10K, finishing 28th with a time of 31:10.8.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Ran for coach Jesse Aguilar at El Paso Franklin High School...Holds school record in the 1600m, 3200m, Three mile, and 5K...Helped team win the 2011 and 2012 District Champions title.

    PERSONAL
    Brian Barraza...Born May 5, 1995 in El Paso, TX...Son of Pete and Paula Barraza... Has a sister, Andrea.

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