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Eric Ojeda
Eric  Ojeda

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Grand Prairie, Texas

High School:
Grand Prairie

Event:
Distance

Experience:
2L/2L


03/26/2016

T&F: Great day at UTA as Bobby Lane Invitational returns

Alumni return to see strong performances from Maverick athletes.

05/19/2015

T&F: Sauerhage repeats as SBC Men's Outdoor Coach of the Year

The Mavericks have won two straight outdoor titles since joining the league.

05/10/2015

T&F: Sweet repeat, huge performances for UTA track

Men's team wins league title with all-around victory.

05/09/2015

T&F: Mavericks enjoy strong day two at SBC meet

Blomberg leads the way with a conference crown in steeplechase

05/08/2015

T&F: Distance duo impresses on day one at league meet

Craig Lautenslager becomes league champ while Gabriela Alfonzo nabs school record.

AT UT ARLINGTON
Cross Country Highlights
2015
• Was the individual champion at the Sun Belt Conference Championships.
• Had a winning 8k time of 25:17.8 and was named first-team All-SBC.
• Also won the Gerald Richey Invitational with a 5k clocking of 15:02.4.
• Claimed 31st place at the NCAA South Central Regional with a 10k time of 31:20.0.
• Placed 11th at the Longhorn Invitational 8k (25:46.9).

2014
• Earned first-team All-Sun Belt Conference honors after placing fourth at the conference meet (24:43.8).
• Placed 23rd at the NCAA South Central Meet with a 10k time of 30:22.8.
• Finished 69th in the 8k at the Pre-National Invitational (25:15.8).

2013
• Was a second-team all-conference performer after finishing sixth at the league meet (25:52.4).
• Helped the Mavericks claim the Sun Belt Conference title.
• Led the Mavs with an 11th-place individual finish (25:03.3) in the team's impressive performance at the Crimson Classic.
• Placed 66th in the 10k at the South Central Regional (32:26.2).

Indoor Highlights
2015
• Earned all-conference mention in a pair of events at the Sun Belt Championships.
• Was the runner up in the 5000 meters with a clocking of 14:32.61.
• Finished third in the 3000m at the league meet with a time of 8:22.58, the fourth-fastest mark in school history.

2014
• Scored points in a pair of events for the conference champion Mavericks.
• Placed fifth in the 5000m with a time of 14:51.04 and seventh in the 3000m (8:29.48) at the SBC Championships.
• Had season-best times in both events at the league meet.
• Placed sixth in the 3000m at the Mark Colligan Memorial and seventh at the Texas A&M Invitational.

Outdoor Highlights
2015
• Finished among the top six in three events at the Sun Belt Conference meet for the league champions.
• Placed third in the 5000m (14:41.05) to earn all-conference accolades.
• Finished in sixth in the 3000m (9:23.53) and 10000m (31:27.67) at the league meet.
• Posted the fourth-best 5000m time in school history at the Texas Relays (14:28.39).

2014
• Scored in three events at the Sun Belt Conference Championships, helping the Mavericks complete the triple crown.
• Placed fifth in the steeplechase at the SBC Championships with a time of 9:33.42.
• Had seventh-place showings in both the 5000m (15:19.15) and the 10000m (32:06.31).
• Came in 21st at the Mt. SAC Relays with the third-fastest 10000m time in school history (30:36.76).

PRIOR TO UT ARLINGTON
• Was the District 7-5A cross country champion in 2008 and 2010.
• Was a four-time regional qualifier in track (2008-11).
• Qualified for regionals in cross country three straight seasons (2008-10).
• Had a personal-best 5K time of 15:58.

PERSONAL
• Is the son of Elena Roman.
• Was a member of the National Honor Society as a prep.
• Is an architecture major.

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