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 Alexa Farris
Alexa Farris
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arlington, Texas

High School:
Lamar

Height:
5-8

10/25/2011

XC Places 18 on Academic All-Big 12 Team

Four earn the honor for the third consecutive year

• Two-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection

2011 Cross Country: Competed in five meets during season...Placed in top 50 three times, including season-best 45th-place finish at HBU/Puma Invitational with four-mile time of 20:49.

2011 Track: Did not compete...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2010 Cross Country: Competed in three events...Finished season-best 46th at Rice Invitational...Had season-best four-kilometer time of 16:51.0 at Bear Twilight Invitational, placing 59th...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and fall Baylor Dean's List.

At Baylor: Prior to joining cross country team, attended Baylor each of past two years...Founded Baylor Triathlon Club in 2008, serving as president since its inception...Became 2010 Tri Waco Triathlon Champion...Competed in USA Triathlon Collegiate National Championships in 2009 and 2010, Buffalo Springs Ironman Triathlon 70.3 in 2009 and 2010, and was Ironman 70.3 World Championship Triathlon qualifier in 2010.

High School: Earned varsity letters at Lamar High School in Arlington, Texas, in gymnastics in 2005 and in cheerleading in 2007...Helped gymnastics team to district and regional titles, as well as seventh-place finish at state meet...Earned All-American gymnast honors in 2005 and was district vault champion and LHS all-time level 6 floor exercise record holder...Helped cheerleading team to second-place finish at NCA Nationals...Member of National Honor Society and Math Honor Society at LHS...Volunteered for Nutrition Intuition Community Awareness Program.

Personal: Full name is Alexa Bryn Farris...Born Oct. 17, 1989, in Arlington, Texas...Daughter of Jack and Jodi Farris...Has one brother, John...Majoring in biology/pre-medicine.

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