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


2013: Competed at every single meet on the Lobos' schedule ... Ran unattached at the Lobo Invitational to open the season, placing 54th ... Raced the JV race at the Notre Dame Invitational, placing ninth on the 5-mile course in 26:15 ... At the Wisconsin Invitational, placed 162nd with a time of 24:40 over 8K ... Was 30th at the Mountain West Championships (25:18.06) ... Took 58th at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships (30:59.7) before placing 223rd at the NCAA Championships (32:34.6). 

2012: Ran five times for the Lobos, including all three postseason meets ... Opened at the Notre Dame Invitational, placing 92nd with a 24:57 time over the 5-mile course ... Raced to a 24:51 time at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, placing 214th ... Claimed 17th at the Mountain West Championships, finishing 17th with a 25:01.38 time ... His time of 31:45.9 took 52nd at the NCAA Mountain Regional Championships ... Scored at the NCAA Championships with his 223rd-place time of 32:06.6.

2011: Competed unattached at two meets, the Lobo Invitational (34th, 26:50.6) and the Kachina Classic (11th, 26:21)


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.


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.