Kristal Juarez

Kristal  Juarez


Irving, Texas

High School:
Irving High School





2011 Indoor First-Team All-American (4x400)
2011 Indoor Second-Team All-American (400m)
2010 All-American

In Outdoor, competed in the 200M, 400M, 4x100 Relay and 4x400 Relay... Finished first in the 4x400 Relay at the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational with a time of 3:34.44, good for seventh best in TCU history... Placed third in the 4x100 Relay at the Penn Relays... Competed in the 4x400 Relay prelims at the NCAA Championships... Placed second in the 400M at the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational... In Indoor, competed in the 400M and 4x400 Relay... Finished second in the 400M at the MWC Championships, earning All-MWC honors... Competed in the 400M at the NCAA Championships... She also contributed in the first place finish of the women's 4x400 relay at the MWC Championships... Finished fifth in the 4x400 Relay at the NCAA Championships with a TCU Indoor Record of 3:34.00... Named First-Team NCAA All-American in 4x400 Relay and Second-Team in 400M... Finished first in the 400M at the Virginia Tech Final Qualifier... Recorded Top 3 finishes in the 4x400 Relay at the Texas A&M Reveille (first), Tyson Invitational (third) and Razorback Invitational (third).


In the finals of the women's 400 meters, Juarez captured her first All-America accolade of her career, clocking a personal-best and new school record time of 52.94 seconds to finish seventh overall inside the Randal Tyson Track Center at the NCAA Indoor Championships ... By crossing the finish line in seventh-place, the junior recorded the highest finish in program history in the women's 400 meters at nationals ... She also became the first female in school history to earn All-America accolades in the 400 meters ... A week earlier, Juarez blazed to a personal-best and then new school record time of 53.13 seconds to place first overall in the women's 400 meters at the Iowa State NCAA Qualifier ... Juarez headed to nationals with the nations No. 11 ranked time amongst competitors competing at the NCAA Indoor Championships ... Earned runner-up honors in the women's 400 meters at the conference championships, clocking a time of 53.43 seconds ... Was also a key contributor to TCU's 4x400 relay that won the conference title during the indoor season ... Juarez headed to the NCAA Preliminary Round ranking in the top 15 in the NCAA ... She also sat No. 11 in the region amongst competitors competing at the West Preliminary Round ... Juarez, an indoor All-American, captured gold medal accolades with a seasonal and personal-best time of 52.91 seconds at the conference outdoor championships ... She qualified for the final round of the NCAA Outdoor Championships, finishing 12th overall in Austin at the West Preliminary Round in the women's 400 meters ... Was a mainstay on the Horned Frogs 4x100 and 4x400 relays ... Helped the 4x100 quartet to a third-place finish at the conference championships ... Also helped the 4x400 win the conference title with a seasonal-best time of 3:38.72 to earn a spot in the West Preliminary Round ... The quartet, which consisted of Hayley Shade, Quinterra Charles, Sade' Shari St. Louis and Juarez, checked in at No. 16 in the region amongst relays in action in Austin.

Juarez did not compete during the indoor season ... Came on late in the year during the outdoor season, earning all-conference honors in three different events ... Juarez finished third overall in the women's 400 meters at the Mountain West Conference Championships ... She blazed to a personal-best time of 52.96 seconds to cross the finish line in third-place with the program's fourth-fastest time ever ... Juarez's time at that point was the No. 11 ranked time in the NCAA ... She also broke the previous complex record ... Was part of the winning 4x100 relay team that captured first-place honors at the MWC Championships with a time of 44.66 seconds ... Competed at the Midwest Regional in the 400 meters, clocking a time 53.33 seconds to finish fourth overall and automatically qualify for the 2009 NCAA Championships ... Closed out her sophomore season finishing 20th overall in the 400 meters at nationals ... Helped the women's 4x100 qualify for the NCAA Championships by clocking a time of 44.10 seconds at the Midwest Regional to place third overall ... Was also part of the women's 4x400 quartet that crossed the finish line in third-place at the regional with a time of 3:32.82.

Closed the indoor season posting runner-up honors at the MWC Indoor Championships in the 400 meters, clocking a personal-best time of 54.98 seconds ... Was also part of the indoor conference champion 4x400 relay squad ... She gained valuable experience during the outdoor season in both the 200 and 400 ... Her top-finish was a second-place finish in the 400 at the Horned Frog Invitational, recording a time of 56.01 seconds.

Irving High School
Juarez finished No. 2 in the state of Texas in the 400 meters during her senior season ... She also finished No. 5 in the nation in the 400 meters with a time of 54 seconds ... Juarez broke two high school records while at Irving high school ... Also excelled academically by being named the DECA president and collecting honor roll honors ... Overall, she earned four letters in track and field during her high school career.

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