MINERS

Happy Mary Bacia
 Happy Mary Bacia

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arua, Uganda

High School:
Mvara Secondary School

Last College:
South Plains College

Height:
5-6

Before UTEP: Ran cross country for two years and track for one year at South Plains College...member of the 2006 cross country national championship team...third-place finisher in 2005 and 2006 at the cross country national championships...won a marathon in Kansas in November 2006...runner-up in the indoor 800 meters at the Afro-Asian Games in Iran...third in the 800 at the 2001 African Junior Championships.

Personal: Full name is Happy Mary Bacia...double major in finance and management...daughter of Drakuma Francis and Eunice Mindrea...has two brothers (Andrew and Peter) and two sisters (Jackline and Sally)...born Dec. 8, 1985, in Arua, Uganda.