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Laura Cortez
Laura Cortez

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
San Antonio, TX

High School:
Antonian College Preparatory

Height:
5-3

Event:
Distance

2013-14
Cross Country:
• Competed at the NCAA South Central Regionals
• Placed in the top-20 at the Ken Garland Invitational 5K, 18th (19:42.17)
• Posted a season-best 5K at the Chile Pepper Festival 5K, 96th place (19:29.6)

2012-13
1 Mile:
• Finished in the top-eight three times during the indoor season
• Ran her fastest mile in 5:23.47 at the Red Raider Open
3000 Meter:
• Competed at the Howie Ryan Invitational, where she posted a season-best of 10:47.94.
1500 Meter:
• Ran an outdoor season-best time of 4:55.66 at the Michael Johnson Classic, where she placed fourth, her highest finish of the season
• Had three other top-ten finishes throughout the outdoor season
Cross Country:
• Captured a 20th-place finish in the Ken Garland Invitational 5K
• Ran a career best 6K in 24:08.3 at the Chile Pepper Festival
• Finish 46th at the SBC Championships
• Ran a 25:07.6 6K at the NCAA South Central Region Championships

High School/Personal

• Named academic all-state as well as cross country three years
• Was a member of Antonian College Preparatory's back-to-back-to-back TAPPS 5A cross country state championship teams
• Qualified for state in the 3200-meter run her freshman year and regional's in the 800-meter run in 2012
• Named first team all-district for soccer as well as state honorable mention her senior year
• Lettered in four years in soccer, and two years in track and cross country.

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