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Nick Rivera
Nick  Rivera

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
La Puente, Calif.

High School:
Rowland


08/13/2015

Tech Cross Country Unveils 2015 Schedule

The Red Raiders officially begin the 2015 season by hosting a triangular in Ruidoso

11/09/2012

Unbeaten Kithuka Qualifies For NCAA Nationals

Texas Tech junior finishes first overall at NCAA Mountain Region meet

10/27/2012

Kithuka Captures Big 12 Crown

Texas Tech junior Kennedy Kithuka wins Big 12 Cross Country championship

09/14/2012

Kithuka Sets Second Straight Course Record

Red Raiders capture second win, Lady Raiders finish second at Red Raider Open

Career Performance List

2015 CROSS COUNTRY
Did not compete.

2014 CROSS COUNTRY
Competed in seven races for the Red Raiders in his junior campaign ... opened the year with a sixth-place finish in the four-mile run at the Texas Tech-NM State-UTEP Triangular at 21:18.6 ... posted a seasonal-best in the 8K at the Texas Tech Open, finishing fourth behind a time of 24:35.4 ... represented Texas Tech for the second time in his career at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships, pacing to a time of 32:36.1.

2013 CROSS COUNTRY
Represented Texas Tech in five meets during his sophomore season ... improved his time in each of the next three meets following his first run in the 8K, culminating at the Big 12 Championships with a mark of 24:19.8 for a top-35 finish ... competed at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships, pacing to a 69th-place in the 10K at 31:25.6.

2012 CROSS COUNTRY
Competed in five meets during the season...finished sixth overall at the Texas Tech Open (9/14) in the 8,000-meter race with a time of 26:06.94...competed at the Mountain Regional Championships finishing 77th overall in the 10,000-meter race with a time of 32:30.4...finished 49th overall at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 25:38.8 in the 8,000-meter race.

JOHN A ROWLAND HIGH SCHOOL
Lettered four years in track and field...competed in the 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1,000m, 4x400 relay, 4x100 relay and the long jump...personal best of 48.00 in the 400-meter dash...personal best of 1:51 in the 800-meter run...personal-best of 4:11 in the 1,000 meter run...personal best of 22.00 in the 200-meter dash...CIF Champion in the 1,6000-meter run..named league MVP and first-team All-League...state qualifier and League Champion in the 800m, 1,600m and the 4x400 relay...two time first team All-League selection and two-time league MVP in cross country...also competed in soccer.

PERSONAL
Born in Garden Grove, Calif...has four siblings...strong student who appeared on the honor roll in from 2010-2012...plans to major in Exercise and Sports Sciences.

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