Cross Country: Named Conference USA Athlete-of-the-Year after helping lead Houston to its first conference team championship since 1959...earned All-Conference USA honors for the second straight year at the C-USA Championships after finishing 12th at the C-USA meet and won Hawaíi's Big Wave Classic individual title.
Cross Country: Was Houston's top runner throughout the season...earned All-Conference USA honors with a 15th-place finish at the C-USA Championships...finished in third place at the Rice Cross Country Invitational, Hawaíi Big Wave Classic, and the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Invitational.
Cross Country: Was Houston's second-best runner at the C-USA Championships behind NCAA qualifier Mike Olague...finished in 24th place at the conference meet...was the runner-up at the Houston Invitational and had a third-place finish at the Sam Houston State Invitational.
Competed in track and cross country...named school MVP three times in both cross country and track...member of the First-Team All-Greater Houston Cross Country team...finished third at the 2001 Texas High School Cross Country Championships after finishing in 14th place as a junior.
Son of Magdalena Figueroa of Baytown, Texas...born August 16, 1984...nickname is "Slim"...favorite hobby is basketball.