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Jorge Flores
Jorge Flores

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Foreman

Position:
Middle Distance


2007-08 Highlights: Placed 27th with a 22:39 in the 4.1-mile run at the UIC Home Opener on Sept. 1...recorded a season-best 8,000-meter run with a time of 26:36 at the Bradley Classic on Oct. 12...set a personal-best performance in the 1-mile run with a time of 4:34.08 at the Dick Pond Invitational on Feb 2...turned in a Top 15 finish in the 1,500-meter run (4:09.91) at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships on May 9.

2006-07 Highlights: Finished 21st at the Horizon League Cross Country Championships with a time of 27:14.20...ran a 4:19.36 in the 1,500-meter run at the Elmhurst Intercollegiate Invitational on Apr. 14...placed 16th in the 1,500-meter run with a 4:18.28 at the Redbird Invitational on Apr. 28...ran a 4:07.97 in the 1,500-meter finals at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships.

2005-06 Highlights: Team's fifth-best finisher at the Horizon League Cross Country Championships on Oct. 29 with a season-low time of 26:08...competed in just one meet during the indoor track campaign...placed fifth in the mile with a time of 4:38.01 at the Chicago Opener on Jan. 7.

2004-05 Highlights: Earned a second-place finish in the 1,000-meter run (2:41.89) at the Tadd Metzger Invitational...garnered a personal and team-season best mark of 2:37.46 in the 1,000-meter run at the Horizon League Indoor Championships...holds UIC's third-fastest time in the 800-meter run (2:02.46), set at the Lewis Invitational...raced to a season-best time of 4:36.79 in the 1-mile run at the University of Chicago Open...finished third overall in the 1,500-meter run (4:20.05) at the Puma Invitational...cruised to UIC's second-fastest time in the 800-meter run (2:04.44) at the Chicagoland Championships...set UIC's third-fastest, 1,500-meter mark of the season with a time of 4:05.05 at the Butler Twilight.

Prep/Personal: Competed on the cross country and track teams at Foreman...placed first at the city one-mile race with a 4:35...ran a personal-best mile at the 2004 state meet with a 4:26...part of a Hornet squad that won two consecutive city cross country titles... hold's Foreman's second-fastest mile time in school history...born August 14, 1986...son of Sergio and Cecilia Flores...major is movement science.

Career-Best Cross Country Times
8,000-Meter Run: 26:08 (10/29/05)
10,000-Meter Run: 33:13 (11/10/07)
4.1-Mile Run: 22:29 (9/1/07)

Career-Best Indoor Times 800-Meter Run: 2:02.46 (2/12/05) 1,000-Meter Run: 2:37.46 (2/27/05) 3,000-Meter Run: 9:27.70 (2/22/08) 1-Mile Run: 4:30.92 (3/1/08)

Career-Best Outdoor Times 800-Meter Run: 2:04.20 (4/9/05) 1,500-Meter Run: 4:05.05 (5/7/05) 3,000-Meter Run: 9:08.22 (4/19/08) 5,000-Meter Run: 16:02.11 (5/9/08)

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