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  Pablo Solares
Pablo Solares

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dallas

High School:
Richardson HS

Height:
6-4

Event:
middle distance

Experience:
3L


2007 NCAA Indoor All-America - Mile
2007 C-USA Outdoor Champion - 800, 1500
2007 C-USA Indoor Champion - Mile
2006 C-USA Outdoor Champion - 1500
2006 C-USA Indoor Champion - Mile

Solares in Major Meets:
2007 NCAA Regional 7th-1500
2007 NCAAi 5th-Mile
2007 C-USA 1st-1500, 1st 800; C-USAi 1st-Mile, 2nd-800
2006 NCAA 19th-1500
2006 NCAA Regional 5th-1500
2006 C-USA 1st-1500, 3rd-800; C-USAi 1st-Mile
2005 WAC 4th-800; WACi 4th-800
2004 NCAA Midwest Regional Qualifier 1500; WAC 3rd-1500, 4th-1500; WACi 5th-800, 1st DMR (1200 leg)

Personal Bests:
800 - 1:47.69, 2007
1500 - 3:40.34, 2007 Mile - 4:00.82i (2007)

Pablo Solares winning the C-USA 1500


SENIOR (2006-07)
Outdoor: Had a record-setting double at the C-USA championships, winning the 800 and 1500 in meet record times... Set a lifetime best of 1:47.69 to win the 800... Broke age-old Rice 1500 record with his 3:40.34 at the Arkansas Twilight Meet on May 4... Placed 7th at Midwest Regional to earn an at-large bid to the NCAA national meet... Won mile at UCLA with an outdoor PR 4:00.86.
Indoor: NCAA all-America with a fifth-place finish in the mile at 4:01.24... Won C-USA mile in meet-record time of 4:00.82, which was also a Rice record... Placed second in the 800 at C-USA... Won Husky Classic mile at Seattle in 4:02.84... Also won Houston Indoor Invitational mile in 4:03.85.
Cross Country: 10th at C-USA championships to help the Owls to a third-place team finish... Won conference athlete of the week honors after a second-place finish at the Arizona State meet... Finished 39th at NCAA Regionals.
JUNIOR (2005-06)
Outdoor: C-USA champion in 1500, setting a meet record of 3:44.43 at El Paso... Also placed third in the 800 at C-USA... Fifth in 1500 at regional meet to qualify for NCAA nationals... Placed 10th in his heat of the 1500 at NCAA national meet, ended up 19th overall.
Indoor: Broke Rice record in indoor mile with his 4:01.87 at Notre Dame... Record was previously held by his coach, Jon Warren... Won C-USA indoor mile and set a conference meet record at 4:06.34.
Cross Country: Finished 18th at the C-USA meet, and was the Owls' fifth runner... 13th at Rice Invitational.
SOPHOMORE (2004-05)
Outdoor: Fourth in the 800 at the WAC championships... Ran third leg on Rice's 4x400 that placed fourth at the WAC meet... Had a season-best 1:50.89 at the Mt. SAC relays
Indoor: Fourth in the 800 at the WAC championships after posting the fastest qualifying time at 1:51.81... Seventh in the mile at the WAC meet... Won the Hyatt Regency Invitational 800 and was second in the mile at the Tyson Invitational with a time of 4:05.65.
Cross Country: 23rd at the WAC championships as Rice won the team title...Finished 10th at the Rice Invitational.
FRESHMAN (2003-04)
Outdoor: Third in the 1500 at the WAC championships, qualifying for the NCAA regional meet with a career-best 3:47.80... Also took fourth in the 800 at 1:50.72... Placed 11th in the 1500 at the NCAA regional meet... Won the Bayou Classic 800 with a lifetime-best 1:50.10.
Indoor: Won gold on the Owls' DMR, and was fifth in the 800 at the WAC championships at 1:55.31... Also finished 11th in the 3000 at that meet... Set personal best of 1:51.33 in winning the Houston Indoor Invitational.
Cross Country: 22nd individually at the WAC championships, helping the Owls to a fourth-place finish... Finished 63rd at the NCAA South Central regional meet.

PREP/PERSONAL
2002 graduate of Richardson High School... Three-year letterman for coaches Lindorf Blakely and Greg Guillory... Set District 9-5A record in the 1600-meters as a senior... Owns the school record in the 800 and 1600... Finished fourth at the state meet in the 800 as a senior... Won the 2002 USATF National Junior Olympics in the 800 and 1500... Named outstanding male athlete at that meet, after tying the national meet 1500 record... Represented Mexico at the 2003 Pan American Junior championships in Barbados... Twice named MVP of his high school track team... Member of the National Honor Society, National Art Honor Society, and Mu Alpha Theta math club... Member of the Richardson High School hall of honor... Also played five years of tennis and basketball.
Personal - Full Name: Pablo Solares Legorreta... Born: Dec. 22, 1984, at San Luis Potosi... Parents: Alfredo Solares and Rosa Legorreta, Cuautitlan Izcalli, Mexico... Father was a member of the Mexican Selection of basketball in 1975... College: Martel.

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