Paul Hansel
Paul Hansel
Height: 5-10
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Victoria, Texas
High School: Cuero HS
Position: Distance

2012 OUTDOOR TRACK (FRESHMAN): Recorded two top 10 records during the season … qualified for the Southland Conference Championships with a time of 3:54.64 at the Fred Duckett Rice Twilight (4/12) in the men’s 1500m … clocked a time of 3:54.63 at the Southland Conference Championships (5/12) in the men’s 1500m … part of the men’s 4x800 relay team that broke the school record with a time of 7:38.56 at the Texas Relays (3/12) … anchored the Distance Medley Relay team that shattered the school record with a time of 9:52.89 at the Texas Relays (3/31).

2012 INDOOR TRACK (FRESHMAN): Ran in the one-mile finals at the Indoor Southland Conference Championships (2/24) and clocked a time of 4:21.52 to place in the top 10 … finished third at the Jeff Davis Bank McNeese Indoor Meet (2/3) in the 3k with a personal-best time of 8:40.25.

2011 CROSS COUNTRY (FRESHMAN): Teamed up at the UTPA Bronc Relays (9/2) with Jeremy Juarez to earn second place with a time of 37:53 … set a personal-best time of 26:59 in the men’s 8k at the Islander Splash (9/23). 

HIGH SCHOOL: Ran for head coach Victor Mathis at Cuero High School in Cuero, Texas … during his senior season earned a silver medal at the state cross country meet and won the state championship in the 1600m with a time of 4:20 … earned Second Team All-State for cross country in 2009 and First Team All-State in cross country in 2010 … four-year letterwinner in cross country and track.
PERSONAL: Born Paul Hansel on July 11, 1993, in Victoria, Texas … parents are Paul Hansel and Donna Parr … has one sibling ... major is environmental science.