Luis Torres
Luis Torres
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Beaverton, OR
High School: Aloha

Junior (2018):
Posted a breakout season that saw him selected as the recipient of the team's Most Outstanding Performer Award winner ... Scored for the Eagles in his final five races ... Ended the season with a flourish, ranking as the squad's No. 1 performer in the last three and in a total of four meets, including the NCAA D-III Championships when he clocked a season-best 8K time of 25:58 ... Torres raced to all-region acclaim after leading the Eagles' contingent and placing 10th out of 239 entries at the NCAA South/Southeast Region Championships with a mark of 26:05 ....  Other competitions where he finished as Emory's No. 1 runner included the University Athletic Association Championships (26:17)  and the JSU Foothills Invitational where his 7K effort of 22:49 slotted him sixth out of 176 runners ... Member of the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team.

Sophomore (2017): 
Came through as a scorer in four of the seven races her saw action in ... Gained all-region acclaim after his personal-best 8K time of 25:08 at the NCAA South/Southeast Championships ranked 18th overall (third on the team) out of 222 runners ... No. 2 on the squad and fifth out of 183 entries at the JSU Foothills Invitational, clocking a 26:26 ... Part of the Emory representatives at the NCAA D-III Championships, registering a time of 26:13 ... Team's No. 2 finisher at the Cowbell Classic (Pre-Nationals) with a showing of 26:38.

Freshman (2016):
Scored in four of the team's six competitions ... Established the freshman school record for the 8K when he posted a 25:24 at the Inter-Regional Border Battle, with that mark placing third on the team and 51st overall out of 382 runners ... Emory's No. 1 finisher and placed 23rd out of 226 entries at the Furman Classic with a mark of 25:58 ... Second-best 8K performance took place at the Greater Louisville Classic when his 25:39 was second among the Emory pack and 21st overall in a 391-runner field ... Competed at the UAA Championships and the NCAA D-III Championships.

High School
Captured four letters in track and three in cross country at Health and Science School ... Was coached by Ken Martinez ... Served as team captain his senior year ... Crossed the finish line in the No. 1 spot at the 2014 Metro League District Championship in 2014 ... Also competed on the wrestling team.

Son of Grace Gonzalez ... Majors in economics ... Born December 22. 

Luis Torres' Top 8K Times

Year Event Time
2017 NCAA Regionals 25:08
2016 Inter-Regional Border Battle 25:24
2016 Louisville Classic 25:39
2018 NCAA Championships 25:58
2016 Furman Classic 25:58