Cecilia Jones
Cecilia Jones
Height: 5-3
Year: Senior
Hometown: Corpus Christi, Texas
High School: Carroll HS
Position: Distance

2013 CROSS COUNTRY (SENIOR): Posted two top-5 finishes during her senior year … Placed 2nd in the 5k race during the Islanders Splash with a time of 18:21.2 … Posted a 22:31.5 in the 6k event at the Southland Conference Championships … Qualified for the South Central Regional and finished 48th in the 6k race with a time of 22:05.4.

2012 CROSS COUNTRY (JUNIOR): Finished in 25th place in the 4k with a time of 13:37 at the Rice Invitational (9/14) … had a season-best finish at the Islanders Splash (9/28) in third place with a time of 18:43.9 … set a personal-best time of 22:06.0 in the women’s 6k at the Southland Conference Championships (10/26) to place 10th … she earned Southland All-Conference for finishing in the top 10 … was named Outstanding Team Member.

2012 OUTDOOR TRACK (SOPHOMORE): Clocked a season-best time of 10:54.96 in the 3000m steeplechase at the Southland Conference Championships to place second all-time … recorded a time of 2:26.88 in the women’s 800m and finished third in the women’s 1500m with a time of 5:03.49 at the Border Olympics (3/3) … qualified for the Southland Conference Championships with a first-place time of 11:30.47 in the women’s 3000m steeplechase at the Cactus Cup (3/17) … qualified for the Southland Conference Championships with a time of 17:51.30 in the women’s 5k to place second at the Victor Lopez Classic (3/23) … clocked a first-place time of 11:10.68 in the women’s 3000m steeplechase at the Texas Relays (3/29) … ran a personal-best time of 4:50.54 in the women’s 1500m at the Texas Invitational (4/14) to place second … finished fifth in the 5k with a time of 19:14.91 at the Southland Conference Championships (5/11-13) ... earned Southland Conference All-Academic honors.

2012 INDOOR TRACK (SOPHOMORE): Placed second for the Islanders in the women’s one mile and the women’s 3k with a time of 5:31.50 and 10:35.31 respectively, at the Indoor Southland Conference Championships (2/24-25) … clocked a personal-best time of 10:26.74 to finish second in the women’s 3k at the Jeff Davis Bank McNeese Indoor Meet (2/3) … qualified for the Indoor Southland Conference Championships with a time of 5:14.75 in the women’s one mile at the McNeese State Cowboy Indoor Meet (1/13) … competed in five events during the season ... earned Southland Conference All-Academic honors.

2011 CROSS COUNTRY (SOPHOMORE): Finished sixth in the women’s 4k with a time of 14:53 at the Rice Invite (9/16) … clocked in a second-place time of 18:31 in the women’s 5k at the Islander Splash (9/23) … ran a time of 23:13.3 in the women’s 6k at the Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival (10/15) … at the NCAA Regional (11/12) finished the women’s 6k with a personal-best time of 22:57.2 … named Southland Conference Athlete of the Week during the week of Sept. 27 ... competed in five meets during the season ... earned Southland Conference All-Academic honors.

2011 OUTDOOR TRACK (FRESHMAN): Finished third at the Cactus Cup (3/19) in the 1500m … posted a 12th place finish at the Texas Relays (4/6) in the 1500m with a time of 5:01.17 … took third place in the steeplechase at the J. Fred Duckett Twilight (4/23) with a time of 11:10.02 … finished in seventh place at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (6/8) … moved into 10th place in the Islanders women’s top 10 in the 5000 meter run at the Victor Lopez Classic (3/25).

2011 INDOOR TRACK (FRESHMAN): Posted a fourth-place finish at the McNeese Cowboy Indoor Meet (1/14) in the 3000 meter run … finished 13th in the one-mile run at the Howie Ryan All-Comers (2/4) … finished 11th in the 3000 meter run at the Southland Conference Indoor Championships (2/25) to move in the number six spot of the Islanders women’s top 10.

2010 CROSS COUNTRY (FRESHMAN): Ran in four meets during the season ... best finish was 14th at the Islanders Splash (9/24) with a time of 18:56 ... finished 27th at the Ricardo Romo/Six Flags Fiesta Texas Classic (9/17) crossing the finish line at 19:14.3 ... ran at the Chile Pepper Invitational (10/16) finishing with a time of 19:10.72.

HIGH SCHOOL: Ran for Tracie Jensen at Carroll High School in Corpus Christi, Texas ... won three letters ... part of four district championship teams in high school ... district champion in the mile and two mile with times of 5:18 and 11:30 ... four-time district, regional and state qualifier ... team qualified all four years for districts, regionals and state ... holds the school record in the mile with a time of 5:18 ... individual district champion in 2008 ... also played soccer ... made the Permanent Honor Roll and was a member of the Distinguished Program.

PERSONAL: Born Ana Cecilia Gonzalez on April 4, 1992, in Corpus Christi, Texas ... daughter of Adrian and Veronica Gonzalez ... has one sister Daniela ... nickname is Cecy ... fluent in Spanish ... major is interdisciplinary studies - education.