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Anthony Pequeno
Anthony Pequeno

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Amarillo, Texas

High School:
Caprock HS

Last College:
South Plains CC

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 130

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
04/16/1990

Experience:
1L

2010-11: In indoor track, captured third in the 3,000 meters at the Howie Ryan All-Comers Meet in 8:43.74 ... Finished second in the 5,000 meters at the Southland Conference Championships ... Claimed fourth place in the 10,000 meters at the Southland Conference Outdoor Track Championships in 31:55.92.

BEFORE LAMAR: Two-time National Junior College Athletic Association All-American at South Plains College in the half marathon, placing sixth as a freshman and fourth as a sophomore ... Earned honorable mention NJCAA All-American status in cross country as a freshman, placing 14th ... Placed seventh in 10K at NJCAA Outdoor Track Championships as a sophomore ... Helped 4x800 relay squad place fourth in NJCAA Outdoor Track Championships as a freshman, while finishing 10th in 5K ... Helped distance medley relay unit place fifth and 4x800 relay unit place sixth at 2009 NJCAA Indoor Track Championships ... Was eighth in 3K at 2009 NJCAA indoor meet ... Was named to Dean's List in fall of 2008 and fall of 2009.

HIGH SCHOOL: Competed in cross country and track at Caprock High School ... Was District 3-4A champion in cross country and in 1,600 meters and 3,200 meters for outdoor track as a senior ... Region 1-4 A cross country champion as a senior, placing fourth at state 4A meet ... Regional runner-up in 3,200 meters as a senior in outdoor track ... Named Amarillo Globe News Scholar-Athlete of the Year and Cross Country Athlete of the Year as a senior ... Finished fourth in graduating class ... Member of National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Anthony C. Pequeno was born April 16, 1990, in Amarillo, Texas ... Son of Ricky and Stephanie Pequeno ... Majoring in kinesiology at Lamar ... Enjoys, music, movies, sand volleyball, swimming and competing in triathlons.

05/11/2012

Cards have strong showing in 10,000 meters

Men place 3 in top 8; LaBorde 10th in women's race

04/22/2012

Lamar wins three events at Rice meet

Tom Wade, Chris Smith, Samantha Walkow all place first

04/22/2012

Walkow wins 1,500 meters at Rice

Lamar junior turns in a personal best in victory

03/25/2012

Lamar men place eighth at Victor Lopez Classic

Wades each win an event

01/24/2012

Track teams head to Birmingham Invitational

Cardinals will be well representedat 24-team event

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