Ricardo Paez
Ricardo Paez
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: Ontario, Calif.
High School: Ontario
Major: Chemical Engineering

2012: Competed in five events as a sophomore … came 25th in the 5k at the Keene State Alumni Invitational (9/01) in 16:58 … finished third in the sub-varsity 8k run at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational (9/15) with a time of 26:17 … placed 60th in 27:58 at the Purple Valley Classic (9/22) … finished 41st in the sub-varsity 8k at NEICAAAs (10/07) with a time of 26:37.83 … came 18th at NEWMACs (10/27) in 27:04.74 … NEWMAC Academic All-America.

2011: Did not compete as a freshman.

Off the Cross Country Trail: Majoring in chemical engineering … also competes on MIT’s indoor and outdoor track and field teams … interned at Loma Linda University (Calif.) WITH Dr. Sean Wilson in the Center for Perinatal Biology and Advanced Imaging Microscopy Core, where he contributed in the analysi9s of various research projects … Dell Scholarship … American Physiology Society Minority Travel Fellowship … Linde Family Scholarship.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Ontario High School … league MVP as a junior and senior ... cross country team captain as a senior ... National Honors Society … California scholarship federation ... AP Scholar … National Hispanic Heritage award … valedictorian.

Personal: Son of Lourdes and Jesus Paez.