Carmen Contreras
Carmen  Contreras

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Moss Beach, Calif.

Last College:
San Mateo City College

Height:
5-2

Experience:
TR


11/10/2017

Women’s Cross Country Eighth At NCAA West Regional

Jenny Sandoval led the team with a 30th place finish.

10/27/2017

Spartans Fourth At MW Championship; Sandoval Earns 2nd Team Honors

Jenny Sandoval is the first Spartans' women's cross country runner to earn All-Mountain West honors.

10/14/2017

Sandoval Wins Second Race Of Year; Spartans Roll To Third Win In A Row

In four races this year Jenny Sandoval has finished no worse than sixth place.

09/30/2017

Women's Cross Country Wins Capital Cross Challenge

Spartans place three in the top five and win their second event in a row.

09/09/2017

Spartans Win Fresno Invite; Sweep Podium

All six SJSU runners finished in the top-20 in Fresno on Saturday.

SPARTAN NOTES: In her first year as a Spartan.

2017: Competed and scored in all six races…best finish was 17th place at the 5k Fresno Invitational (9/9), where she ran a 19:01.3 for 5k…best-time was a 21:28.9 at the Bronco Invitational (10/14)…her 49th place finish at the Mountain West Championships (10/27) secured a fourth-place tie for the team, its best ever result at the Conference meet…finished 90th at the NCAA West Regional Championships (11/10)…part of team that had its best-ever finishes at the Mountain West Championships (T4th) and NCAA West Regional Championships (8th).

SAN MATEO CITY COLLEGE: Attended in 2016, but did not compete for the Bulldogs.

NOTRE DAME de NAMUR: Competed for the Argonauts in 2014 & 2015 (coach Joey Nunez)…her best 6k time was a 23:29.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2014 graduate of Half Moon Bay (Calif.) High School…earned one letter in cross country (coach Paul Farnsworth)…All-Peninsula Athletic League honoree as a senior.

CARMEN: Plans to major in psychology with a minor in child and adolescent development…in her spare time enjoys attending music events and festivals…the daughter Guadalupe and German Contreras…Carmen Contreras is a native of Moss Beach, Calif.

CAREER CROSS COUNTRY FINISHES

2017
Race Time Place Distance
USF Invitational 23:17.1 19th 6k
Fresno Invitational 19:01.3 17th 5k
Capitol Cross Challenge 22:01.5 36th 6k
Bronco Invitational 21:28.9 39th 6k
Mountain West Championship 22:35.1 49th 6k
NCAA West Regional Championship 21:32.0 90th 6k