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Alejandro Valencia
Alejandro  Valencia

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rio Rico, AZ

High School:
Rio Rico HS

Last College:
Pima CC

Height:
5-10

Event:
Distance

2014-15
Cross Country
-Placed ninth at the Conference USA Championships with a time of 24:32.39
-Earned second-team all-conference honors
-Was a part of the C-USA Cross Country Championship men’s team
-Was awarded Outstanding Senior of the Meet at the Conference USA Championships
-Placed 17th at the NCAA South Central Regionals with a time of 30:17.3
-Finished second at the Baylor Twilight Invitational with a time of 18:18.9
-Placed eighth at the Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival with a time of 24:15.5
-Finished second at the Ken Garland Invitational with a time of 19:52.1

2013-14
Track
-Had a personal-best 3000M steeplechase time of 9:02.56, the second-fastest time in North Texas history to place third at the C-USA Outdoor Championships
-Placed first in the 5000M run (14:53,20) at the Fred Duckett Twilight
-Came in sixth in the 5000M run (14:43.96) and in 10th in the 3000M run (8:36.06) at the C-USA IndoorChampionships

Cross Country
-Was named second-team all-conference for his 13th-place finish at the Conference USA Championship
-Finished in third place (18:38.9) at the Bear Twilight Invitational 6K
-Finished in fourth place (20:28.59) at the Ken Garland Invitational 4 mile
-Finished in 31st place (25:26.9) at the Chile Pepper Festival 8K
-Finished in 13th place (25:42.44) at the C-USA Championships 8K
-Finished in 42nd place (31:42.2) at the NCAA South Central Regionals 10K

Transfer/High School
-Was a 2013 Outdoor NJCAA All-American, 3K steeple chase
-Was a 2012 Indoor NJCAA All-American, 2012 3000M, mile, 5000M
-Was a 2011 NJCAA cross country national team champion running for Paradise Valley Community College, and NJCAA All-American
-Was a 2011 Nike Cross Nationals qualifier
-Was the most valuable player on high school track team in 2010 and 2011
-Part of the 2008-09 Arizona Division III high school state champions team

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