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Gabriela Alfonzo
Gabriela Alfonzo

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Valencia, Venezuela

High School:
ESLHC

Event:
Distance


06/26/2013

Fifty-three student-athletes earn WAC All-Academic honors

Recognition is for spring sports, plus freshmen and transfers for the 2012-13 academic year.

04/13/2013

T&F: All six athletes win titles at East Texas Invitational

Three men and three women all victorious

03/23/2013

T&F: UTA wins 10 events at Bobby Lane Invitational

UT Arlington women and men each claim five events.

02/16/2013

T&F: Track squads complete final step prior to league meet

Butler leads Mavericks at Oklahoma Sooner Invitational

12/18/2012

Track teams gearing up for promising indoor season

Head coach John Sauerhage optimistic about men's and women's squads

AT UT ARLINGTON
Cross Country Highlights:
2012
• Was the team's top finisher at the NCAA South Central Regional, placing 49th in 22:37.5.
• Placed 23rd at the WAC Championships with a 5k time of 18:24.5.
• Finished third at the Louisiana Tech Mook 4 with a 4k time of 13:06.
• Was the squad's second finisher in the first five meets of the campaign.

Indoor Highlights:
2013
• Placed 14th in the mile (5:13.85) and in the 3000m (10:28.18) at the Western Athletic Conference Championships.
• Took third in the mile at the Sooner Invitational with a season-best time of 5:08.60.

Outdoor Highlights:
2013
• Earned All-Western Athletic Conference honors in the 10,000m after finishing fifth with a time of 37:35.00.
• Placed 16th in the WAC in the 5000m (18:10.18).
• Won the 1500m at the East Texas Invitational with a clocking of 4:35.80.

PRIOR TO UT ARLINGTON
• Was the No. 1-ranked distance runner in Venezuela.
• Ranked among the top girls in all of South America in 2011 Junior rankings in the 800m (2:14.90) and 1500m (4:40.79).
• Placed 1st at 2011 National Junior Championships of Venezuela in 1500m (4:52) and the 3000m flat (10:31).
• Competed in London, England, in the 2010 World Juniors, placing second.
• Was named the Under-16 Athlete of the Year in 2011.

PERSONAL
• Is the daughter of Beatriz Castillo and Jose O. Alfonzo.
• Is an engineering major.
• Was just 16 years old when she became a freshman at UT Arlington.

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