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Donovan Torres
Position: Distance
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Lubbock, Texas
High School: Coronado HS
Experience: 3 Years

NEW MEXICO

2014 Indoors: Competed at three meets, running a 4:22.76* time in the mile at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational and a time of 15:18.58* in the 5000 at the Mountain West Indoor Championships.

2014 Outdoors: Saw action at three meets … Opened with a time of 30:21.92 in the 10000 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays, placing third in his section … Placed seventh in the 5000 at the Brutus Hamilton Open with a time of 14:42.89.

2013 Indoors: Competed at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational, placing ninth in the 3000-meter run with a time of 8:54.74*.

2013 Outdoors: Raced at the Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational, finishing the 1500-meter run in 4:09.41* to place 18th.

2012 Indoor & Outdoor: Redshirted both season

HIGH SCHOOL

Lettered in both cross country and track and field for four years for coach Mike Meeks at Coronado High School ... District champion four years in a row ... Named a state qualifier his last three years in high school ... Holds his school record in the 1600m (4:24), the 3200m (9:25), the 3 mile (14:43), the 5K (14:55) ... Foot Locker Finalist in 2010 ... Named to the All-Academic Team all four years of high school.

PERSONAL

Son of Joe and Donna Torres ... has two siblings, Ryan and Kennedi ... His father Joe played basketball at Adams State College and his uncle Greg Zamora ran track and cross country at Lubbock Christian College ... Favorite athlete is Steve Prefontaine ... Hobbies include fishing, hunting and basketball ... Majoring in Exercise Science.

PERSONAL BESTS

Indoor
3,000 meters: 8:54.74*

Outdoor
1,500 meters: 4:09.41*
10,000 meters: 30:21.92


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

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