Marissa Paz
Marissa  Paz


El Paso, Texas

High School:






Four Men Take Home Titles From Oklahoma Invitational

Vaughn posts league's fastest time in 60 meters

2011 Track & Field

  • Placed fifth in the 800m with a time of 2:20.50 at the North Texas Spring Classic
  • OUTDOOR: Came in second in the 800m at the Michael Johnson Invitational with a time of 2:17.99
  • Competed in the 800m preliminaries at the SLC Outdoor Championships.
  • INDOOR: Took second in the mile run with a time of 5:20.85 at the Texas A&M Invitational
  • Competed in the mile run with a time of 5:13.07 at the SLC Indoor Championships.

2010 Track & Field

  • Capital One Bank/Southland Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll recipient.
  • OUTDOOR: Competed at the Southland Conference Championships in the 800m
  • Turned in a season-best time of 2:18.03 in the 800m at the John Jacobs Invitational.
  • INDOOR: Placed eighth in the Southland Conference Championships in the 800m with a time of 2:20.25 to score 1 point
  • Turned in a season-best time of 2:19.87 during the preliminaries at the SLC Championships
  • Qualified for the SLC Championships in the 800m by clocking a 2:22.70 at the Sooner Open
  • Ran in the mile twice.

High School

  • Two-time all-state performer
  • Four-time all-district and three-time all-region runner
  • Placed top 10 in the region as a senior
  • Turned in a career-best time of 2:15.69 in the 800m
  • Career best in the 2-mile was 11:37
  • Had a career-best run of 59.78 in the 400m
  • Earned four letters in cross country and four in track and field.


  • Born February 17, 1991
  • Daughter of Jose and Grace Paz
  • Has one brother, Jose Jr., and one sister, Jessica
  • Majoring in criminal justice
  • AB Honor Roll recipient all four years
  • Member of the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society
  • Finished top 10 percent in her class
  • Named Who's Who Among High School Students


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