Sophia Torres
Position: Distance
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Cordova, N.M.
High School: Pojoaque HS
Experience: 3 Years


2014 Indoors: Competed at three meets … Placed fifth in the mile at the Lobo Collegiate Invitational, finishing in 5:13.18* … Ran the mile again at the New Mexico Classic, placing 17th in 5:17.81* … Claimed seventh in the 3000 at the New Mexico Team Invitational, crossing the line in 10:21.95*.

2014 Outdoors; Ran a two meets, including the conference championships … Placed third in the 3000 at the Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational, finishing in 10:22.02* … Placed 13th in both the 5000 and 10000 at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships.

2013 Indoors: Raced once, at the Cherry & Silver Invitational, placing 15th in the mile with a time of 5:28.45*.

2013 Outdoors: Saw action at two meets, the UTEP Springtime Invitational and the Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational, placing 12th in the 1500 at UTEP (5:05.82*) and seventh in the 3000 at the Don Kirby (10:51.74*).

2012 Indoors: Competed at four meets ... Opened with a 17th-place time in the mile at the New Mexico Invitational, finishing in 5:22.32* ... Notched a seventh-place time of 10:34.50* in the 3000 at the New Mexico Classic ... Took runner-up honors in the 3K at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational with a 10:41.63* time ... At the Mountain West Indoor Championships, placed 21st in the 3000 (10:21.86*) and 15th in the 5000 (17:56.76*).

2012 Outdoors: Ran at six meets, initially in the 1500 and then the 5000 ... At the UTEP Springtime and Don Kirby Tailwind Invitationals, placed 7th (4:51.20*) and 10th (4:45.39*), respectively, in the metric mile ... Clocked a 4:40.90 time in the 1500 at the Beach Invitational, placing 49th ... Took 27th in the 1500 at the Bryan Clay Invitational, finishing in 4:42.63 ... Ran 5000s her last two meets at the Brutus Hamilton Open (17:40.33, 4th) and MW Outdoor Championships (17:15.41*, 8th).


2007 State AAA individual Cross-Country Champion ... 2009 State AAA team Track & Field Champions. Pojoaque Valley (N.M.) High School record holder in the three mile run and the 5000 ... Coached at Pojoaque HS byBob Koski (track) and Allan Lockridge (cross-country).


Full name is Sophia Audreana Torres ... Daughter of Senovio and Audrey Torres ... Father Senovio ran cross country and track at New Mexico Highlands University ... Has one brother, Daniel ... Majoring in fine arts.


Mile: 5:13.18*
3,000 meters: 10:21.86*
5,000 meters: 17:56.76*

1,500 meters: 4:40.90
5,000 meters: 17:15.41*


• Academic All-Conference, 2012
• Mountain West Scholar-Athlete, 2012-14

* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol