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Gabriela Alfonzo
Gabriela Alfonzo

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Valencia, Venezuela

High School:
ESLHC

Height:
5-4


11/09/2012

Cross country completes season at regionals

Lautenslager leads team with a 27th-place individual finish

10/27/2012

XC: Men's cross country runs to WAC title

Sauerhage named coach of the year; Martinez tabbed freshman of the year.

10/13/2012

XC: UTA men finish sixth at Chile Pepper Invitational

Women place 17th against strong field in Arkansas.

10/01/2012

This week in UTA Athletics

UTA Volleyball travels to San Marcos and San Antonio this week

09/29/2012

XC: Men take second, women fifth at Notre Dame

Strong finishes for Mavericks in Gold Division race

AT UT ARLINGTON
Cross Country Highlights:
2013
• Earned second-team All-Sun Belt Conference accolades.
• Placed ninth at the Sun Belt Championships with a time of 18:34.9.
• Placed 35th at the Crimson Classic with a season-best 5k time of 18:09.1.
• Came in 46th at the NCAA South Central Regional with a 6k clocking of 21:58.3.

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:
2014
• Placed ninth in two events, the 3000m (9:57.68) and 5000m (17:42.84) at the Sun Belt Conference Championships.
• Took eighth in the 3000m at the Texas A&M Invitational (10:15.36).

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:
2014
• Scored points in two events, with fifth-place finishes in the 5000m and 10000m at the Sun Belt Conference Championships.
• Posted a time of 17:45.62 in the 5000m and a 37:00.17 in the 10000m at the league meet.
• Clocked at 36:10.21, the third-fastest 10000m time in school history, during a third-place finish at the Mt. SAC Relays.
• Garnered a season-best 5000m time of 17:21.82 to finish eighth at the Crimson Tide Invitational.

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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