2011-12 Men's Track & Field
Jonathon Lira
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Class: FR
Position: Distance
Hometown: Plains, Texas
Previous School: Plains HS
 

2011 XC: Competed in six meets during the season including the NJCAA cross country and half-marathon Helped the Texan half-marathon team to a third place team finish and the cross country team to an 11th place finish.

2011 Outdoor: Ran personal best a personal best time of 4:03.91 over 1500M, barely missing the NJCAA standard to qualify for the NJCAA meet Also ran 10:10.26 in the 3000M steeplechase.

2011 Indoor: Earned All-America honors when he helped the 4x800M Relay team to a third place finish at the NJCAA Indoor Championships.

2010 XC: Competed in seven meets during the 2010 cross country season, including the NJCAA championship team that finished third overall.

High School: Graduated in 2010 Had tremendous success in cross country, finishing fifth at the state cross country meet his sophomore year, third as a junior, and second as a senior, leading team to the state team title On the track, won both the 3,200 and 1,600 titles in junior campaign Also played basketball and tennis.

Intended College Major: Education

Hobbies: Spend time with friends, watch tv, play video games.

Personal: Born May 30, 1992 in Denver City, Texas, Jonathan is the son of Junior and Rachel Lira and he has one sibling Chose SPC because it is a great program that is close to home Favorite athlete is miler Leonel Manzano.

2011-12 Men's Track & Field Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Marques AtkinsonFRSprints/Hurdles  Mechanicsville, VirginiaAtlee HS
Michael AtkinsonFRDecathlon  Mechanicsville, VirginiaAthlee HS
Kemoy CampbellSODistance  Manchester, JamaicaBellefield HS
Jovan DavisFRHurdles  Orlando, FloridaWekiva HS
Emmanuel DensonFRSprints/Hurdles  Oklahoma City, OklahomaJohn Marshall HS
Rene EscobedoFRDistance  Eagle Pass, TexasEagle Pass, Texas
Jarvis GotchFRJumps  Carencro, LouisianaCarencro HS
Nelson HamptonFRDecathlon  Edinburg, TexasEdinburg HS
Daniel HarperFRSprints  Brampton, OntarioFletcher's Meadow Secondary
Shavez HartFRSprints  Freeport, BahamasSt. George's HS
Andrew HuntFRHurdles  
Jonathon LiraFRDistance  Plains, TexasPlains HS
Trevorvano MackeyFRSprints  Nassau, BahamasDoris Johnson HS
Shevaun MarshSOSprints  Brooklyn, New YorkWilliam Grady HS
Anthonio MascollFRMid-Distance  Bridgetown, BarbadosEllerslie Secondary
Winston McCormackSO  Mount Vernon, New YorkMount St. Michael Academy
Mark McCoySOThrows  Houston, TexasMacArthur HS
Dakarie McKinnieFRSprints  Detroit, MichiganMontford HS
Alistair MoonaFRSprints  Mississauga, OntarioErindale Secondary
Etron MoorerFRJumps  Charleston, South CarolinaFort Dorchester HS
Etroy MoorerFRSprints  Charleston, South CarolinaFor Dorchester HS
Vernon NorwoodFRSprints  Morgan City, LouisianaMorgan City HS
Julian ParkerSOMid-Distance  Baton Rouge, LouisianaCatholic HS
Kourt'ney PayneSOMid-Distance  Lancaster, TexasLancaster HS
Isacc PlacenciaSODistance  Lubbock, TexasLubbock HS
Luke SamarronFRDistance  Levelland, TexasLevelland HS
Kdon SamuelsFRPole Vault  Hartford, ConneticutJamaica College HS
Kin ScottSOMid-Distance  Baton Rouge, LouisianaSouthern Lap HS
James SmithSO  Dallas, TexasArlington HS
Bralon TaplinSOSprints  Round Rock, TexasStony Point HS
John ThomasSOSprints  Brooklyn, New YorkSheepshead Bay HS
Juan VazquezFRDecathlon  Juarez, ChihuahuaInstituto Rosario Castellanos
Braydon VillarrealFRDistance  Amarillo, TexasTascosa HS
Bretton VillarrealSODistance  Amarillo, TexasTascosa HS
Davion WintFRSprints  
Chris Beene - Head Coach - 8th season
Blaine Wiley - Associate Head Coach - 6th season
Mendy Wyatt - Head Athletic Trainer - 1st season
Frank Barker - Assistant Coach - 2nd season
Tom Slagle - Assistant Coach - 4th season
Mercedes Vasquez - Athletic Trainer

 

 

Men's Outdoor NJCAA Champs 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Men's Indoor NJCAA Champs 1986, 2007, 2009, 2013

Men's Half Marathon NJCAA Champs 2006, 2008, 2009

Men's Marathon NJCAA Champs 1993, 1995

Men's Cross Country NJCAA Champs 1991, 1996, 1997

Women's Outdoor NJCAA Champs 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014


Women's Indoor NJCAA Champs 2009, 2011, 2013

Women's Marathon NJCAA Champs 1996, 2002

Women's Half-Marathon NJCAA Champs 2010, 2011

Women's Cross Country NJCAA Champs 2006