Frano, Lozes, White, Breaux please Coach Peterson with their performances on the day
Team set 16 personal records last week at South Alabama Invitational
Awarded to student-athletes who achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better
Squad looks to gain steam in a meet close to home before heading to the C-USA Championships
Student-athletes maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or better
|Arechiga's Career Best Performances|
|200 Meter||22.52 (5/1/11)|
|400 Meter||48.82 (3/31/12)|
Outdoor Track and Field: Competed seven of the team's eight meets during the outdoor season...ran the 200 and 400 meter events...was 13th in Conference USA in the 400 meter...ranked first on the team in the 200 meter and second in the 400 meter event...held the first and fourth fastest times in the 200 meter...owned the sixth, eighth, ninth and tenth fastest time on the team in the 400 meter...posted a season-best time of 22.56 in the 200-meter event at the Aztec Invitational (3/16)...ran 22.62 over 200-meters at the Lion Invitational (4/20)...ran the 400-meter in a season-best 48.82 at the Jaguar Invitational (3/31)...ran sub-50 seconds in the 400-meter dash at five other meets...covered the 400-meter distance in 49.09 at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/21), 49.11 at the Lion Invitational, 49.26 at the Golden Eagle Classic (4/28), South Alabama Invitational (4/14) and 49.99 at the Conference USA Championships (5/12).
Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Medal of Honor for maintaining a 3.75 cumulative GPA and C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll...was a member of the Tulane 3.0 Club.
Outdoor Track and Field: Competed seven of the team's eight meets during the outdoor season...ran the 200 and 400-meter dash events...ranked third on the team in both events...held the fifth, sixth and seventh fastest times on the team in the 200-meter dash...posted a season-best time of 22.52 in the 200-meter event at the Steve Scott Invitational (5/1)...ran 22.67 over 200-meters at the Conference USA Championships (5/14)...also posted a 200-meter time of 22.70 at the Tulane Team Challenge (3/9)...ran the 400-meter in a season-best 48.92 at the Tulane Team Challenge (3/9)...ran sub-50 seconds in the 400-meter dash at four other meets...covered the 400-meter distance in 49.30 at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/23), in 49.42 at the Conference USA Championships (5/14), 49.44 at the Louisiana Classics (3/19) and 49.90 at the Sea Ray Relays (4/15).
Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Medal of Honor and C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll...was a member of the Tulane 3.0 Club.
About Christopher Arechiga
Prep: Lettered twice in track and field at Wilson Classical High School for head coach Shannon Fischer...was named team captain during his junior and senior seasons...was selected to the All-Moore League squad as a junior and senior.
Personal: Born Christopher David Arechiga on May 26, 1992...the son of David and Tina Arechiga...has one sister, Valerie.