|Hometown:||Pico Rivera, Calif.|
|High School:||Cathedral Catholic|
|Major:||Ethnic Studies & Spanish|
AS A SENIOR (2013-2014): (XC) Ran a 26:22 in the 8k Stanford Invitational coming in 25th place … finished 25th at the USF Invitational with a time of 26:52.924 in the 8k … ran a 24:55 at the Bronco Invitational placing 43rd overall … in the 6k dual meet against Saint Mary’s, finished ninth with a time of 19:32.7 … finished 41st at the 8k WCC Championships with a 25:38 … posted a 32:53 time in the NCAA West Region Championships 10k.
AS A JUNIOR (2012-2013): (XC) Started off the season in the Hornet Jamboree 4mile race in 21:16 … Finished the Stanford Invite 8k in 26:21 … Earned a personal record in the 8k at the Bronco Invite in 25:33 … Earned 26:15.6 in the 8k at the WCC Championships … Ran 25:37 in the Doc Adams Invite 8k for 21st place … Ended the season at the NCAA West Regional 10k in 32:21. (TRACK) Ran in the Johnny Mathis Invite 1500m with a time of 4:05.40 … Competed in the SF Distance Carnival 10k race with a time of 31:28.83 … Ran in the 10k run at the prestigious Mt. Sac Relays and earned a time of 31:30.01 … Competed in the Sac State Open 1500m in 4:12.63 and 800m in 2:08.62 ... Earned 15:44.48 in the 5k at the West Coast Invite.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2011-2012): (XC) Earned 44th place in the WCC Championships with a time in the 8k of 26:31 … Finished the NCAA DI West Region Championship 10k in a personal-best-time of 32:15. (TRACK) Earned a personal best time in the 5k with a time of 14:55.34 at Kim Duyst Invite … Ran the 3k at the Aggie Open for a personal best time of 8:40.65 … Competed in the Johnny Mathis Invite 1500m in 4:10.05 … Raced in the 10k at the SF State Distance Carnival with a time of 31:47.29 … Raced at the Woody Wilson Invite in the 800m in 2:07.83 as well as the 1500m in 4:06.98, both seasonal best times for Venegas … Earned 15:36.36 in the 5k at the Brutus Hamilton Invite … Ran in the Sac State Open 5k in 15:40.76 … Finished the season with a personal best time in the 10k at the West Coast Invite with a time of 31:21.01.
AS A FRESHMAN (2010-2011): (XC) Finished 46th with a time of 26:55 at the USF Invite… Ran a 28:21 at the Gator Invite…placing 85th… ran a season best 25:48 at the Doc Adams Invitational, placing 33rd… placed 153rd with a time of 33:38 at the NCAA West Regional. (TRACK) Competed in 5000m for 4th place with a 53 second PR time of 15:02:55 @ Cal State Stanislaus 3/5/11…Finished with a PR of 8:55:12 in the 3000m @UC Davis Aggie Open 3/12/11… Ran 15:30:68 in the 5000m after falling just before the 3200m mark @ San Francisco State 3/25/11…Won the 1500m heat with a PR of 4:04:56 and ran 2:03:64 in the 800m @ San Francisco State 4/2/11…Ran 15:056:38 in the 5000m @ Chico State 4/8-9/11…Competed in the 1500m with a time of 4:11:82 @ Woody Wilson Invitational, UC Davis 4/16/11…Ran the 5000m in15:24:74 @ Brutus Hamilton Invitational, CAL 4/22/11.
COLLEGE PERSONAL BESTS
Cross Country: 21:16 in the 4mile (2012 0 Hornet Jamboree); 25:33 in the 8k (2012 - Bronco Invite); 32:15 in the 10k (2011 - NCAA West Regionals Championship)
Track: 2:03.64 in the 800m (2011 - Johnny Mathis Invite); 4:04.56 in the 1500m (2011 - Johnny Mathis Invite); 8:40.65 in the 3k (2012 - Aggie Open); 14:55.34 in the 5k (2012 - Kim Duyst Invite); 31:21.01 in the 10k (2012 - West Coast Invite)
HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Martin Farfan ... Best Marks XC: Mt. Sac-15:23, Woodward Park 5k-15:55 ... Best Marks Track: 1600m 4:25.70, 3200m 9:35.10 ... Top Finishes: 9th Place CIF SS XC Finals D3, 25th Place CA XC State meet D3.
PERSONAL: Majoring in History.