Track & Field

 
Christopher Arechiga

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Long Beach, Calif.

High School:
Wilson Classical

Height:
5-7

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
05/26/1992

Christopher Arechiga

04/20/2013

Men's T&F Put on Strong Showing at LSU Alumni Gold

Frano, Lozes, White, Breaux please Coach Peterson with their performances on the day

04/18/2013

T&F Look to Build Off Last Week's Dominating Performances at Southeastern Lion Invitational, LSU Alumni Gold

Team set 16 personal records last week at South Alabama Invitational

04/16/2013

Thirty-One Tulane Student-Athletes Earn Conference USA Academic Medal

Awarded to student-athletes who achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better

04/12/2013

New Events in Store for Some T&F Athletes at the South Alabama Invitational

Squad looks to gain steam in a meet close to home before heading to the C-USA Championships

04/11/2013

158 Tulane Student-Athletes Recognized by Conference USA for Their Work in the Classroom

Student-athletes maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or better

Arechiga's Career Best Performances
Event Time (Date)
200 Meter 22.52 (5/1/11)
400 Meter 48.82 (3/31/12)


2012-13 (Junior)

Outdoor Track and Field: Posted results in four regular season meets, as well as the Conference USA Outdoor Championships...earned Conference USA All-Academic Team honors...competed in the 200 meter dash, the 400 meter dash, the 4 x 100 meter relay, the 4 x 400 meter relay and the sprint medley...posted a season high in the 400 meter dash at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships with a time of 49.57...ran his only time in the 200 meter dash on the season at the Tulane Team Challenge (3/2), finishing in 23.19...was on the top 4 x 400 meter relay team that finished in 3:14.89 at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships (5/12) for a fourth place finish...also on the only two sprint medley teams on the season for the Greenies, notching a season best 3:27.49 at the LSU Relays (3/22).

Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Academic Medal honors.

2011-12 (Sophomore)

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.

2010-11 (Freshman)

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.

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