Brian Guijarro
Brian Guijarro
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Lancaster, Calif.
High School: William J. Pete Knight HS
Position: Distance

Brian Guijarro is coming off a stellar freshman campaign where he captured two top five finishes at the Big West Track and Field Championships and earned a bid into the NCAA West Regional Championships in the 10k. He will look to improve upon his 29:41.04 10k PR set at the 2013 Mt. Sac Invitational. 

Guijarro burst onto the collegiate running scene in his debut at the Cal Nevada Championships, where he would record a lifetime best in the 5,000m at 14:38.32. He set a new PR in the 1500m in his second meet in the Gaucho blue at the Cal State LA Invite at 3:51.92. He secured his first NCAA West Regional qualifying bid at the Mt. Sac Relays in the 10k with a 29:41.04 performance. Guijarro had the fourth fastest qualifying mark out of all freshman in the west region. In his first Big West Championship meet he would take 3rd in the 10k and 5th in the 5,000m. 

Named MVP for Cross Country from 10th through 12th grade…Placed 2nd in Golden League in 10thgrade, 1st in Golden League in 11th and 12th grade…Was named All-American Cross Country in his senior year where he was also a state finalist for Track in the 3200m…Posted record breaking times of 14:19 in the 2.91 mile, 14:56 in the 2.93 mile, 12:10.05 in the 3 mile, and 15:07 in the 5K.

Bryan Guijarro was born on April 11, 1994 in Glendale, Calif…Son of Noemi Flores, George Hawara and Alfredo Guidarro…Has five younger siblings: Carlos, Alondra, Diana, Daniel and George…Enjoys playing basketball and hiking…Listed his favorite movie as 21 Jump Street and his favorite musician is Drake…Names his mom and dad as his personal heroes…Declares making it to Nike Nationals as his most memorable athletic achievement.

Collegiate Bests
1500m- 3:51.92 (2013 Cal State LA Invite) 
5,000m- 14:38.32 (2013 Cal Nevada Championships) 
10k-  29:41.04 (2013 Mt. Sac Invitational) 

Big West Championships
2013- 5,000m, 5th, 15:06.46
2013- 10k, 3rd, 31:03.03 

NCAA First Round
2013- 10,000m, NT