Veronica Sandoval

HometownEl Paso, Texas
Prev. SchoolCpt. John L. Chapin HS


2010-11: Track: Placed 12th in the Mile with a time of 5:27.49 at the indoor RMAC Track and Field Championship … indoor season bests/the Mile-5:27.49, 800 meter-2:30.83, 1,000 meter-3:18.76, the Mile-5:41.03 … outdoor season bests/1,500 meter-5:01.93, 3,000 meter-11:15.98, 5,000 meter-18:18.62

Cross-Country: Placed eighth at the Rust Buster Invitational with a time of 15:51.89 ... placed 14th at the Metro State Invitational with a time of 24:01 ... placed 39th at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championship with a time of 23:59 ... placed 70th at the North Central Regional with a time of 24:16.1

Pre UCCS Notes:

Before UCCS: High School Cross-Country: West Texas Regional qualifier-2007, 2008, 2009 ... placed 44th at the Texas Class 4A Championship with a time of 12:30.18

High School Track: West Texas Regional qualifier ... high school bests/1600 meter-5:10, 3200 meter-11:54

Personal Notes:

Personal: Major, Biology ... graduated from Captain John L. Chapin H.S. with a 4.0 gpa ... parents are Octavio and Velonica ... she has a sister Valeria ... life ambition is to become a professional athlete or physical therapist

Stories featuring Veronica Sandoval

May 1, 2012California to Kansas...and back again.Getting things started for the mountain lions were several of the middle and long-distance squad who traveled to Lawrence, Kansas for the KU Relays. Despite swirling winds during the Thursday and Friday evening sessions of the three day meet, several of the UCCS runners recorded personal or season bests. Highlights from the meet included Alexa Urban running a season best in the 800 meters of 2:15.66 to rank her fifth in the RMAC. Ryan Derrick placed sixth among college runners in the 3000 meter steeplechase, Mike English was the seventh placing collegian in the 5000 meters with a time of 15:02.19 which is number five on the UCCS all-time performance list.
February 26, 2012Mountain Lions Wrap Up Indoor Track Season with Solid Competition at the RMAC ChampionshipsThe UCCS Mountain Lions performed admirably this last weekend at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championships setting four NCAA qualifying marks, producing 10 All-RMAC honors, three school records and one RMAC Champion. In the team scores UCCS finished 6th on both the men’s and women’s sides equaling the 6th place finishes by both programs at last year’s championships.
February 6, 2012UCCS Tracksters on Fire at the University of New Mexico Lobo ClassicIt was a historic weekend for the UCCS Track & Field team as they continue their preparations for the RMAC Indoor Championships in three weeks time.
September 17, 2011UCCS women's cross country nabs third at Colorado College InvitationalThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs women’s cross-country team placed third in the team standings at the Colorado College Invitational at Monument Valley Park Saturday Morning.
August 25, 2011Season Preview: UCCS Men Eye Regional SuccessThe Mountain Lion men will go airborne for their Sept. 24 meet at Spokane, Wash., for the national preview meet. The UCCS cross-country began in 1996 and the meet in Spokane, Wash. will be the longest regular season road trip and first regular season airplane trip for a full UCCS cross-country team.
April 9, 2011Cardinale Sets National Qualifying Mark, Four UCCS Records FallBOULDER – Anthony Cardinale earned a provisional qualifying mark for nationals in the long jump Saturday as he and his University of Colorado at Colorado Springs teammates competed at the CU Invitational at Potts Field.
January 15, 2011Graham Earns Trip to Nationals, Five UCCS Records Fall at Air Force MeetCOLORADO SPRINGS – It took only two meets for Lauren Graham to punch her ticket to the 2011 indoor nationals and for the Mountain Lions to set five new school records.
December 7, 20102011 UCCS Track and Field Preview2011 Track and Field competition for the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs begins this Friday, Dec. 10, at the Steinhouser field house in Golden with the CSM Alumni Extravaganza hosted by Colorado Mines, starting a 1pm. Seven All-Conference Mountain Lions and an NCAA All-American will be returning to the track.
September 11, 2010The Rust was BustedIt was beautiful Saturday at Monument Valley Park for the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs to host the Rust Buster Open. The Rust Buster was a low-key early season preparation race with no team score kept. The full race plan for UCCS will come into action three weeks from now in Boulder.
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