2007 (Sophomore): Outdoor: Finished eighth at the C-USA Championships in the decathlon with 5,484 points ... also took 11th in the high jump at the conference meet (1.80; 5-10 3/4) ... placed third in the shot put (9.73; 31-11 1/4), fifth in the 110-meter hurdles (15.91) and eighth in the javelin (39.34; 129-1) at the Springtime Invitational on March 31 ... ninth in the long jump at the UTEP Invitational on April 14 (6.54; 21-5 1/2). Indoor: Set school records twice on the season in the heptathlon, on Jan. 25 at the Roger Cox Multis (4,380 points) and on Feb. 24 at the C-USA Championships (4,665 points) ... took seventh at conference ... competed in the 60-meter hurdles at the Lobo, Husker and Tyson Invitationals ... took ninth in the long jump at the Lobo Invite with a mark of 6.72 (22-0 3/4) and 25th at the Tyson Invite (6.38; 20-11 1/4).
2006 (Freshman): Outdoor: Scored 5,767 points in the decathlon to take fi fth at the C-USA Championships ... also took 10th in the high jump at the conference meet ... placed seventh in the long jump and javelin at the UTEP Invitational on April 15 ... participated in the 100, 110 hurdles and high jump at the NMSU Invitational on April 8 ... fifth in the 110 hurdles and sixth in the shot put at the Springtime Invitational on April 1. Indoor: Fourth in the heptathlon with a school-record 4,149 points at the C-USA Championships ... competed in the 60, 60 hurdles, long jump and high jump at the ISU Classic ... participated in the 60 hurdles, 600-yard run and long jump at the Husker Invitational.
Before UTEP: Three-year letterwinner in track and a one-time letterwinner in cross country for coach Dean Cardon ... won the district high jump as a freshman ... three-time regional qualifi er in the high jump ... qualified for the regional meet in cross country in his lone year of competition.
Personal: Full name is Daniel Lujan ... majoring in criminal justice ... son of Hector and Marcela Lujan ... has one brother (Hector) and one sister (Patty) ... sister attended UTEP ... born Nov. 4, 1986, in Chihuahua, Mexico.