Yasiris Gonzalez

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Houston, Texas

    High School:
    Westfield HS

    Height:
    5-1

    Event:
    Distance

    Experience:
    2L

    Yasiris Gonzalez

    10/29/2012

    Men's Cross Country Finishes Sixth at Conference USA Championship

    Yonas Tesfai receives All-Conference honors

    09/30/2012

    Cross Country Takes Second and Fourth at Rouge Grass Routes Grand Prix

    Yonas Tesfai leads team with a second place finish

    09/14/2012

    Cross Country Men Take Sixth, Women 11th at Rice Invitational

    Yonas Tesfai leads team with sixth place finish

    09/01/2012

    Cross Country With Solid Finish at Houston Invitational

    Houston looking to build off season opener

    10/31/2011

    Men's Cross Country Takes Third at C-USA Championships

    Ruttoh, Tesfai and Smith receive All-Conference Honors

    JUNIOR (2012)
    Competed in five meets for the Cougars...Placed 84th at the Conference USA Championship.

    SOPHOMORE (2011)
    Ran in four meets for the Cougars... Posted a time of 14:50.01 to take 49th-place at the UH Johnny Morriss Invitational (09/02/11).

    FRESHMAN (2010)
    Competed in five meets for the Cougars...Posted at time of 17:19 (45th) at the Rice Invitational (09/17/10)

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Competed for coaches Charles Seeber and Jaha Williams at Westfield High School...Received the Mustangs' 2009 Cross Country MVP award...Won the 3-D Award in 2008...Two-time cross country regional qualifier.

    PERSONAL
    Full name is Yasiris Mabel Gonzalez...Born on Aug. 20, 1991 in Brooklyn, N.Y....Daughter of Carlos and Rosa Gonzalez...Before joining the cross country team, she ran track for the Track Houston Track Club...Qualified for the Junior Olympics in the 3,200m and 4x800m in 2010...Decided to attend the University of Houston because of the great school spirit...Favorite hobbies include spending time with family...Nickname is Yasi...Majoring in Biology.

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