Cougars travel to Terre Haute, Ind. for Nationals tune-up
JUNIOR (2014) Was one of Houston's top Cross Country competitors during the 2014 season...Finished 65th at the NCAA South Central Regional after running the 6K in 22:09.2...Finished the 6K in 21:57 to place 21st at The American Conference Championships...Finished second at the Texas A&M Corpus Christi Islander Splash after running the 5K in 18:00.1...Ran the 4K in 14:29 at the Rice Invitational to finish 22nd among collegiate athletes.
SOPHOMORE (2013) Sierra competed in all six meets for the Cougars...Was the Cougar women's top finisher in five of the six meets this season...Placed 24th at the inaugural American Athletic Conference championship (6K) with a time of 21:53.09...Finished 43rd at the 2013 NCAA Division I South Central Regional meet (6K) with a time 21:56.4.
FRESHMAN (2012) Competed in five meets for the Cougars...Placed 72nd at the Conference USA Championship with a time of 19:44.2.
HIGH SCHOOL Ran for Alva Brown at Channelview High School...Two-time 1600m District Champion (2011 & 2012)...Four-time 800m Regional Qualifier (2009-12)...Cross country State Qualifier in 2012... Two-time cross country Regional Qualifier (2011 & 2012)...Two-time Cross Country MVP...2011 Track and Field MVP...A member of PALS and cheerleading team.
PERSONAL Selena Sierra...Born on Sept. 15, 1993 in Houston, Texas...Daughter of Refael and Erika Sierra... Volunteers at St. Andrews Catholic Church...Biggest influence is her parents... Majoring in Kinesiology...Aspires to pursue nursing school after graduation.