| Pablo Solares
2004 NCAA Regional Qualifier (800m, 1500m)
Rice - 2004: Scored 11 points for Rice at the WAC outdoor championships... Took third in the 1500 meters at WAC with a career best 3:47.90 to qualify for the NCAA regional championships... Also placed fourth in the WAC 800 meters with the time of 1:50.72... Won the 800 at the Bayou Classic with the time of 1:50.10... Placed fifth in the 800 at the WAC indoor championships... Recorded personal best of 1:51.33 to finish second at the Houston Indoor Invitational... Member of the Owls' 2004 WAC cross country championship team... Placed 10th at the Rice Invitational, completing the 4k course in 11:59.27.
High School - A 2002 graduate of Richardson High School... Three-year letterman for coaches Lindorf Blakely and Greg Guillory... Set District 9-5A record in the 1,600-meters as a senior... Owns the school record in the 800 and 1,600... Finished fourth at the state meet in the 800-meters as a senior... Won the USATF National Junior Olympics in the 800 and 1,500... Named outstanding male athlete at that meet, after tying the national 1,500-meter record... Represented Mexico at the Pan American Junior track meet in Barbados... Named two consecutive years as 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... Recruited by Syracuse, SMU, Wisconsin and Texas A&M... Maintained a 3.8 grade point average.
Personal - Full name is Pablo Solares Legorreta... Born Dec. 22, 1984 in San Luis Potosi... Son of Alfredo Solares and Rosa Legorreta of Cuautitlan Izcalli, Mexico... Father was a member of the Mexican Selection of basketball in 1975... Major is undeclared... Martel College.