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Brissia Montalvo
 Brissia Montalvo

Hometown:
El Paso, Texas

High School:
Del Valle High School

Height:
5-6

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
09/18/1989

2007 (Freshman): Cross Country: Was the second Miner to cross the finish line in three of the four meets she competed in ... seventh at the Lobo Invitational ... fourth at the Lori Fitzgerald Invitational to help the Miners take the team title ... 74th at the Mountain Region Championship in Ogden, Utah ... 94th at the Bill Dellinger Invitational.

Before UTEP: Garnered all-state accolades in 2003, 2004, and 2006 for cross country and in 2004 and 2007 in track and field at Del Valle High School ... earned all-region recognition from 2003-07 ... bronze medalist at the 2004 Texas Cross Country State Championship, finishing with a time of 11:38.05... led her team to the 2003 Texas Cross Country State Title ... also lettered in basketball ... came to UTEP with PRs of 2:27 in the 800-meter run, 5:15 in the mile run and 11:15 in the 2-mile run.

Personal: Majoring in civil engineering with a minor in education ... daughter of Jose and Teresa Montalvo ... has one brother (Jose) and four sisters (Sonia, Irma, Monica, and Ivette) ... born on Sept. 18, 1989, in El Paso, Texas.

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