Carmen Contreras
Carmen  Contreras


Moss Beach, Calif.

Last College:
San Mateo City College




Women’s Cross Country Eighth At NCAA West Regional

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


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.


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.


Women's Cross Country Wins Capital Cross Challenge

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


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.


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