Student-athlete comments from the first day of championship competition.
Student-athlete comments from the final day of championship competition.
Maverick Stadium is host site Friday through Sunday.
From claiming a Sun Belt Championship to big wins over ranked opponents, fall 2016 was one to remember.
Maverick men finish fourth and women fifth at league championships.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2015-16): Was the team's top finisher at four cross country meets on the year ... Was injured and unable to compete at the Sun Belt Conference Cross Country Championships ... Had top-10 placements at the Bear Twilight Invitational, Gerald Richey Invitational and Longhorn Invitational ... Placed third in two events at the 2016 SBC Indoor Championships ... Ran an 8:25.30 in the 3000m and a 14:44.42 in the 5000m at the league meet ... Was the runner-up in the 5000 meters and took fourth in the 10000 meters at the Sun Belt Outdoor Championships ... Had a clocking of 14:41.34 in the 5000m and ran a 30:53.60 in the 10000m ... Set a school record in the 10000m at the Mt. SAC Relays, crossing the tape in a time of 29:52.45.
AS A FRESHMAN (2014-15): Earned second-team All-Sun Belt Conference accolades in cross country ... Placed eighth at the league meet with an 8k time of 24:59.7 ... Came in 34th at the NCAA South Central Regional, finishing the 10k with a clocking of 30:43.6 ... Had top-10 finishes at both the Bear Twilight Invitational (10th) and UTA Season Opener (7th) ... Scored points in a pair of events, the 3000m and 5000m, at the Sun Belt Conference Indoor Championships ... Placed seventh in both the 3000m (8:32.29) and the 5000m (14:44.00) at the league meet ... Won the 5000 meters at the Texas A&M Invitational (14:56.67) ... Was the runner up in the 3000m at the Herm Wilson Invitational (8:37.39) ... Placed in the top five in two individual events at the Sun Belt Conference Outdoor Championships ... Took fourth in the 5000m (14:43.31) and fifth in the 10000m (31.08.65) at the league meet to give the Mavericks nine team points ... Ran a season-best 5000m time (14:36.59) at the Texas Relays ... Placed 13th at the Mt. SAC Relays in the 10000m with a season-best clocking of 30:24.31.
BEFORE UT ARLINGTON: Qualified for the state cross country meet in 2012 and 2013 ... Was a four-time regional qualifier in cross country ... Won the district cross country title as a senior after finishing as runner up his sophomore and junior years ... Was the cross country regional runner up in 2013 and finished sixth at the state meet ... Placed 11th at the NIKE South Regional and took 25th in the Footlocker Regional ... Was an area qualifier in the 1600m and 3200m as a junior and senior ... Qualified for regionals in the 1600m and 3200m as a senior and in the 3200m as a sophomore ... Was the district champion and area champion in the 3200m in 2014 ... Was a district runner up in the 3200m as a junior and in the 1600m as a senior ... Had a personal-best cross country 5k time of 15:16 ... Posted a 1600m time of 4:20, a 3200m clocking of 9:22 and a 5000m time of 15:01.
PERSONAL: Is the son of Lisa and Tino Guerrero ... Is a kinesiology major ... Graduated in the top 10 percent in his graduating class.
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