Vanessa De La Rosa
 Vanessa De La Rosa


El Paso, Texas

High School:
Americas HS


Freshman (2006): Cross Country: (2005): Ran at all six cross country competitions during the fall ... finished 53rd at the C-USA Championships ... rank fourth at the Lori Fitzgerald Invitational and seventh at the Kachina Classic.

Before UTEP: Gained four letters in basketball, cross country and track ... All-City as a senior ... four-time regional qualifier in track ... District 1-5A runner-up in cross country as a senior ... Americas won the 2004 District 1-5A cross country title ... earned school MVP honors in both track and cross country as a senior ... member of the National Honors Society ... honor roll student.

Personal: Full name is Vanessa Yvette De La Rosa ... majoring in chemistry with a minor in secondary education ... daughter of Herb and Rosemary De La Rosa ... has one brother and one sister ... born Feb. 14, 1987 in Amarillo, Texas.