Ricardo Paez
Ricardo Paez
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Ontario, Calif.
High School: Ontario
Position: Mid-Distance
Major: Chemical Biological Engineering

2013: (indoor): finished 86th in the 3000m with an 8:49.20 at the Terrier Classic (1/26) … came 16th in the mile at the Tufts Stampede (2/02) with a time of 4:33.78.

2012: Finished fifth in the 10,000m (33:15.86) in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference championship (indoor).

Off the Track: Majoring in chemical biological engineering with a concentration in women and gender studies … also competes on MIT’s men’s cross country team … interned with the Center for Health Disparities and Molecular Medicine Undergraduate Training Program … works in the Center for Perinatal Biology and Advanced Imaging Microscopy Core studying pulmonary hypertension … Dell Scholarship … Edison Scholar.

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.