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Terry Contreras
 Terry Contreras

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Laredo, Texas

High School:
R&T Martin

Height:
5-7

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
07/24/1988

2008 (Sophomore): Indoor: Placed eighth in the triple jump at the Texas Tech Invitational with a mark of 11.17 (36-7 ¾)...14th at the C-USA Championships, 11.67 (38-3 ½)...had a season-best mark in the high jump at the C-USA Championships placing fourth, 1.68 (5-6)...tied for fourth at the Texas Tech Invitational on Jan 26 with a mark of 1.58 (5-2 ¼)...tied for ninth at the Frank Sevigne Invitational, 1.60 (5-3)...and also tied for 11th at the Iowa State Classic, 1.65 (5-5).Outdoor: Champion in the high jump at the Don Kirby Inviational with a season-best jump of 1.70 (5-7)...took silver at the Springtime Invitational jumping 1.60 (5-3) and finished fourth at the UTEP invitational with the same height...finished sixth at the C-USA Championships also jumping 1.60 (5-3) on May 17...took second in the triple at the Springtime Invitational, 11.95 (39-2 ½) ...eighth at the UTEP Invitational with a season-best 12.10 (39-0)... 15th at conference, 11.99 (39-4).

2007 (Freshman): Indoor:
Season-best mark in the high jump at the Lobo Invite, where she placed fourth (1.65m) ... finished tied for seventh at the conference meet (1.59m) and also at the Husker Invite (1.63m) ... 18th in the long jump at the Husker Invite.Outdoor: Took fifth in the high jump at the conference meet with a mark of 1.65m ... placed second in the high jump (1.70m) and third in the triple jump (12.06m) at the Springtime Invitational ... seventh and ninth, respectively, in the triple and high jumps at the UTEP Invite.

Before UTEP: Lettered four times in track and one year in basketball ... also competed as a cheerleader for four years ... high school coach was Delia Peña ... competed in the state championships in the high jump during her sophomore, junior and senior years ... qualified for the state championships in the long jump in 2005 and 2006 ... Laredo Morning Times Athlete of the Year in 2005 ... district champion in the high jump in 2004, 2005 and 2006 ... 2006 state runner-up in the high jump ... R&T Martin's head cheerleader during the 2005-06 school year ... cheerleader All-American all four years ... graduated in the top 20 percent of her class ... senior class treasurer.

Personal: Full name is Teresa Contreras ... majoring in sports science ... daughter of Roberto and Teresa Contreras ... has one sister (Nancy) ... born July 24, 1988, in Thorton, Colo.

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