Juan Carrera
    Juan  Carrera

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Round Lake, Ill.

    High School:
    Round Lake H.S.

    Position:
    Distance

    Birthdate:
    04/30/1993

    Experience:
    SR


    03/28/2015

    Salukis sweep 2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic; Saunders breaks outdoor American Junior shot put record

    Saunders' winning toss of 17.70m (58-01.00) broke the outdoor American Junior record, which had stood since 1991.

    03/01/2015

    No. 13 Saluki women narrowly finish in second, men finish fourth at conclusion of MVC Indoor Championships

    The No. 13 Saluki women lost by only three points after leading by nine with two events to go.

    02/28/2015

    Saluki men in first, women third after Day One of MVC Indoor Championships

    Combined, Southern won four individual championships and seven total All-MVC honors.

    02/27/2015

    Saluki men and women picked to finish third at MVC Indoor Championships

    Southern is looking for its first MVC team title since the Saluki men won the 2012 indoor title.

    02/14/2015

    Raven Saunders highlights eight Saluki titles on Day Two of Fred Wilt Invitational

    Just one week after setting the American Junior record at 17.64m (57-10.50), Saunders broke it again -- along with the all-time SIU and MVC indoor records -- at 17.99m (59-00.25).

    03/29/2015

    2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic

    2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic at the Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex, March 28, 2015.

    02/07/2015

    2015 SIU Invitational, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the 2015 SIU Invitational at the SIU Recreation Center, Feb. 7, 2015.

    05/17/2014

    2014 MVC Outdoor Championships, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the MVC Outdoor Championships in Carbondale, Ill. 5.17.14

    04/03/2014

    2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the 2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, 3.29.14.

    02/08/2014

    2014 SIU Invite, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the SIU Invite, Feb. 8, 2014.

    TFRRS Bio


    2013-14
    Took first place in the 3000m steeplechase at the Red Wolves Open with a 9:14.07 finish...Finished sixth of 14 in the 5000m race at the MVC Indoor Championships with a 14:41.90 finish...Ran the 3000m race in 8:37.33 to finish 15th at the MVC Indoor Championships...Completed the 3000m steeplechase in 9:13.36 to place sixth at the MVC Outdoor Championships...Finished ninth of 33 in the 5000m run at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a 9:13.36 finish... Competed in the mile, 3000m and 5000m in five indoor meets...Ran three events (1500m, 3000m, 5000m) in five outdoor events.

    2012-13
    Competed in three events in five meets indoors (mile, 3000m, 5000m) and four events in five meets outdoors (1500m, 5000m, 3000m steeplechase, 4x1600m)...Best finish came indoors at Rod McCravy Invitational Jan. 26 in the 3000 meter run, where he finished second at 8:43.10...Set new PRs in four events (mile, 3000m, 5000m, 3000 steeple)...Notched a 3K time of 8:27.06 indoors at the GVSU Big Meet...Scored in two events at MVC Outdoor Championships (5000m, fifth; 3000 steeple, seventh).

    2011-12
    Participated in five meets during the indoor season, running in three different events (Mile, 3000m, 5000m)...Best finish came at the Saluki Invitational where he finished second with a time of 8:48.74...In the outdoor season, competed in six meets and two events (3000m and 3000s)...In five of those meets, he broke into the top ten...Best finish was third with a time of 8:50.18 at the Memphis Tiger Invitational.

    High School
    Three time all-conference and all-sectional honoree...State qualifier junior and senior year...Named Chicago Sun Times Athlete of the Week senior year.

    Personal
    Born April 30, 1993 in Libertyville, Ill...Son of Angel Carerra and Maria Rocha...Majoring in Sport Administration...First Latino in Round Lake High School history to receive a Division I athletic scholarship

    Friday, Apr 3
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Charleston, Ill. 2:00 PM
    Saturday, Apr 4
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Charleston, Ill. All Day
    Friday, Apr 10
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Knoxville, Tenn. All Day
    Saturday, Apr 11
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Knoxville, Tenn. All Day
    Thursday, Apr 16
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Walnut, Calif. All Day
    Friday, Apr 17
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Walnut, Calif. All Day
    Saturday, Apr 18
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Walnut, Calif. All Day
    Friday, Apr 24
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Jonesboro, Ark. All Day
    Saturday, Apr 25
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Jonesboro, Ark. All Day
    Saturday, May 2
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Terre Haute, Ind. All Day