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Edgar Rivera-Morales
Edgar Rivera-Morales

Agua Prieta, Mexico

High School:
Centro De Bachillerato Tecnologico y de Servicio





Track Cats Trek to Eugene for NCAA Championships

The No. 22 men's and No. 6 women's track and field teams will compete in the finals of the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore.


Barrett and Rivera-Morales Earn Academic Honors

Seniors Brigetta Barrett and Edgar Rivera-Morales earned CoSIDA Academic All-District honors.


Three Track Cats Advance To Eugene

After the first day of the NCAA Championships West Preliminary Round, Arizona had three student-athletes advance to finals of the NCAA Championships.


T&F In Austin For NCAA West Prelims

The No. 22 men's and No. 6 women's track and fields will compete in the NCAA Championships West Preliminary Round on May 23-25.


Freeman Posts Personal Best

Senior Taylor Freeman posted a personal best on Saturday as the Tucson Elite Classic finished up at Roy P. Drachman.

Two-time MPSF Indoor Champion

2011 NCAA Indoor All-American

2011 NCAA Outdoor All-American

2012 NCAA Indoor All-American

2012 NCAA Outdoor Second-team All-American

2012 Pac-12 Championships Runner-Up

Three-time All-Pac-10/12

2012 Academic All-American

2012 CoSIDA Academic All-District

2012: Indoors, Rivera-Morales had a personal-best clearance of 7-4.25 at the Boise State Team Challenge, good for first place ... He took third place at the MPSF Championships with a mark of 7-1.5 ... At the NCAA Championships, Rivera-Morales cleared 7-2.5 and took seventh place, good for All-America honors ... Outdoors, Rivera-Morales had a season-best clearance of 7-4.5 on two separate occasions, at the Mt. SAC Relays he took second place and he took first place at the Jim Click Shootout ... At the Pac-12 Championships, Rivera-Morales earned a runner-up finish by clearing 7-1.5 ... At the NCAA West Preliminaries, he tied for 11th place with a clearance of 7-1.5 ... At the NCAA Championships, Rivera-Morales earned an 11th-place finish with a clearance of 7-2.5, good for second-team All-America accolades ... At the U23 NACAC Championships, Rivera-Morales cleared 7-3.75, good for first place in the competition.

2011: Indoors, he won the high jump at MPSF Championships with a mark of 7-2.25 ... Also took home a win at the Texas A&M Challenge and the Razorback Invitational, with marks of 7-2.25 and 7-3, respectively ... At the NCAA Indoor Championships, he finished sixth, clearing 7-2.5 ... Outdoors, he set a personal best at the Mt. SAC relays, jumping 7-5.75 and finishing fourth ... He finished fifth at the Pac-10 Outdoor Championships, slowed by a blister on his foot, and cleared a 7-1.5 ... Represented Mexico at the World University Games in Shenzhen, China ... Cleared 7-0.5 in the qualifying rounds of the high jump but did not advance to the finals ... Ended the season in the high jump qualifying rounds at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu, South Korea ... He cleared 7-3.

2010: Recorded personal bests in the high jump and triple jump ... Cleared a height of 7-3.75 at the MPSF Indoor Championships and won the title ... Also at the MPSF Championships, he marked a triple jump of 47-7.25 to earn a bronze finish ... Placed fifth at the Pac-10 Outdoor Championships and earned a spot at the NCAA Championships where he placed 18th ... Rivera-Morales went on to represent his native country of Mexico in the 2010 World Junior Championships in Moncton, Canada ... Qualified for the final and placed sixth with a high jump of 7-1.5.

HIGH SCHOOL: Competed at the Mexican National Championships during his junior and senior seasons ... Won the national title in the high jump in 2009, clearing a then-personal best of 7-3 ... Was the national runner-up in 2008 with a height of 7-0 ... Ranked as the No. 1 competitor in the event in all high schools in Mexico ... Also during his senior campaign, he marked a triple jump of 48-0 in his second competition ever, giving him second place at the Mexico Junior National Championships ... He is the only native of Mexico to win the International Children's Games and he did it twice, first in Coventry, then in Bangkok ... In 2009, representing Mexico, he competed in the Pan-American Junior Games in Trinidad and Tobago, finishing in second place ... Academically, he won a math excellence award for obtaining one of the top scores in the nation.

PERSONAL: Born Edgar Alejandro Rivera-Morales in Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico ... Son of Luis and Alejandra Rivera ... His brother, Luis, is one of the UA's most accomplished student-athletes in the long jump ... Majoring in industrial engineering.