Sophomore wins conference honor with top-finish at Rice Invitational
AWARDS / HONORS
Conference Athlete of the Week - Sept. 3
2013 All-American Athletic Conference Team
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.