Clarendon College sophomore Hector Becerra set a stadium record when he competed in the Hardin-Simmons Invitational Track Meet in Abilene on April 12.
The El Paso Community College men's team was named The Academic Team of the Year by the National Junior College Cross Country Coaches Association with a GPA of 3.851 for the five-member qualifying team in the fall 2012 semester. Michael Grijalva and Angel De La Cruz also earned individual academic honors with a semester GPA of 4.00. There were 22 schools ranked with Hesston College (KS) finishing 2nd with a 3.833 team GPA.
Thanks to John Green of Clarendon College for this report
Clarendon College Cross Country Coach Zack Leggett participated in the Dallas Marathon on Sunday, December 9, and finished 28th out of a field of 4,873 full marathon finishers.
Leggett ran the 26.2-mile event in 2:56:26, beating his personal goal of 3:00:00.
Leggett said he enjoyed running in a marathon of this size –over 25,000 participants in total.
Tes Tesfay, a freshman from Stafford, TX, won the New Mexico Junior College Invitational in Hobbs, New Mexico, on Saturday, September 29, with a time of 27 minutes and 31 seconds.