Women's Cross Country



Gloria Sosa
Gloria Sosa

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Carson City, Nev.

High School:
Carson High School

Experience:
2L

11/12/2011

Cross Country Concludes Season at NCAA Mountain Regional

Wolf Pack places 19th to wrap-up year.

10/29/2011

Wolf Pack Places Fifth at WAC Cross Country Championships

Nevada improves finish from a year ago.

10/26/2011

Cross Country Ready for WAC Championships

Wolf Pack will look to pull upset for program's second WAC title.

10/15/2011

Cross Country Places 16th

Wolf Pack competes in final prep for WAC Championships.

Nevada:

(2010-11) Cross Country: Ran a 23:19 6k to finish 50th at the Sundodger Invitational ... Took seventh at the Nevada Chase Race (20:57) ... Finished 75th at the Bronco Invitational (18:28) ... Placed 37th at the WAC Championship (18:57) ... Finished third for the Wolf Pack at the NCAA Mountain Region Championship (23:05). Indoor Track & Field: Made the travel squad for the WAC Championships ... Competed in two meets. Outdoor Track & Field: Finished 13th in the 10,000-meters and 26th in the 5,000-meters at the WAC Championships.

(2009-10) Indoor Track and Field: Ran a 10:59.57 in the 3000m at the United Heritage to finish fourth. Outdoor Track and Field: Finished 11th in the 10,000m at the WAC Outdoor Championships (39:47.47) ... Also ran an 11:54.66 in the 3000m steeplechase. Cross Country: Competed in five meets during the season ... Finished 47th at the 5K WAC Championships (21:22) ... Took 20th at the 4K Nevada Twilight Meet (16:44) ... Finished 18th at the 5K WAC Preview Open with a time of 21:29.

(2008-09) Indoor Track and Field: Did not compete. Outdoor Track and Field: Did not compete. Cross Country: Competed in two meets during the season ... Placed 15th at the 4K Nevada Twilight Cross Country Classic (17:12) in her first collegiate cross country meet ... Ran a 19:18 in the 5K Sacramento State Hornet Jamboree.


High School: Attended Carson High School in Carson City, Nev. ... Earned four varsity letters in track and four in cross country ... Won a 4A Girls Cross Country Championship in 2007 ... Was named to the Nevada All-State Academic Team in cross country in 2004-05 ... Was also named to the Nevada All-State Academic Team for track in 2004-05 ... Was named to the Nevada 4A Northern Region First Team in the 4x400 in track in 2005-06 ... Named to the Nevada Northern Region Cross Country Second Team in 2006-07 ... Named to the Nevada Northern Region Track First Team in 2006-07 ... Also named to the Northern Nevada 4A All-Region Second Team in track in the 400m in 2007-08 and to the Northern Nevada 4A All-Region First Team in track in the 1600m relay in 2007-08 ... Named the Most Inspirational Cross Country Runner in 2007-08 ... Top times: 400m, 59.6; 800m, 2:25; 1500m, 4:52; and 3000m, 10:50 ... Was named an All-American in the 3000m.

Personal: Majoring in nursing ... Member of the National Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the Symphonic Band and Honor Roll in high school ... Chose Nevada because of the location, running program and the coach ... Likes to do outdoor activities, go to Tahoe and work out in her spare time ... Most memorable sports moment was winning the 2007 Girl's State Cross Country title ... Sports heroes are Steve Prefontaine and Billy Mills ... Daughter of Martin and Oralia Sosa ... Born in March of 1990.

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