2004 Highlights: Took home second-place honors in the 55-meter dash (6.56) at the Chicago Pentangular...finished sixth overall in the 60-meter dash at the Doug Raymond Invitational with a time of 7.18...captured third-place in the 55-meter dash (6.61) at the Lewis Invitational...won the 55-meter dash at the UW-Milwaukee with a time of 6.6...earned fifth-place in the 60-meter dash (7.14) at the Horizon League Indoor Track and Field Championships...finished fifth overall in the 200-meter dash at the Big Blue Meet with a time of 22.69...rolled to a fourth-place finish of 11.12 in the 100-meter dash at the Chicagoland Championships...garnered two second-place marks in the 100-meter dash (11.04) and 200-meter dash (22.58) at the Old Fashion Track Meet...cruised to a runner-up finish in the 100-meter dash (11.24) at the Horizon League Outdoor Track and Field Championships...finished the season with a personal-best time of 10.86 in a third-place finish in the 100-meter dash at the North Central Invitational.
2003 Highlights: Did not compete during the track and field campaigns and will retain two years of eligibility.
Prior to UIC: Earned NJCAA All-American honors in the 100-meter run in 2001 as a member of the College of DuPage track and field team...was a member of the NJCAA All-American 400-meter relay team in 2000.
Prep/Personal: Three-year letter-winner in track and field for Bolingbrook...helped lead Bolingbrook to a pair of IHSA State Championship appearances in 1998 and 1999...qualified for the IHSA state championships in the 800-meter relay and the triple jump...was an all-state selection in the 800-meter relay in 1999...top times include 100-meter run (10.8), 200-meter run (22.1) and long jump (22'7"...son of Sergio and Carolina Rivera...born November 20, 1979...major is Criminal Justice.
2004 Top Outdoor Times 100-meter dash 5/21/04 10.86 200-meter dash 5/21/04 22.11