Aleksa Guerra
Aleksa Guerra
Height: 5-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Naples, FL
High School: Palmetto Ridge
Major: Exercise Science/Pscyhology

AS A SENIOR (2018)
HONORS: USTFCCCA All-Academic… SSC Commissioner's Honor Roll… Participated in all seven races in 2018… finished sixth at the Holloway Park Preseason Festival on Sept. 1 (20:37.54)… finished in 19th place at the Embry-Riddle Classic on Sept. 15 (20:51.4)… finished in 20th place at the Walt Disney Classic on Oct. 6 (19:11.54)… finished 59th at the NCAA South Regional Championship on Nov. 17 (24:04.88).

AS A JUNIOR (2017)
Participated in all five meets ... was the second Moccasin to cross the finish line at the Florida State 5K Invitational, taking 45th place with a personal-best time of 19:40.0 ... also finished second at the NCAA South Region Championships with a 6K time of 23:48.03 (her second fastest collegiate 6K) to finish in 42nd place ... was FSC's third finisher at the 3K Holloway Park Preseason Festival on 9/2 with an 11:40.1 time ... also third Moc at the Sunshine State Conference Championships with a 22nd place showing and a time of 24:33.51 ... was FSC's fourth finisher at the Trevecca D2 Showcase with a 20:38.0 5K time to take 57th place.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2016)
HONORS - USTFCCCA All-Academic Team; SSC Commissioner's Honor Roll ... participated in five meets ... second Moccasin to cross the finish line at the UF Mountain Dew Invitational on Sept. 24 ... fourth FSC runner to finish at the Saint Leo National Preview on Oct. 8 ... fifth Moccasin to finish at the NCAA South Region Meet on Nov. 5 ... turned in season-best time time of 20:17.63 at Chili Pepper Festival (10/1) ... ran a 21:23.74 at UF Mountain Dew Invitational (9/24) ... posted a personal best 23:35.49 at SSC Championship (10/22) ... ran a 25:08.70 at NCAA South Region Championship (11/05) ... turned in a 26:57.01 at SLU Pre-National Meet (10/08)

AS A FRESHMAN (2015)
Moccasins' top finisher at the FSU Invitational (10/2), placing 19th out of 127 runners, completing the 5K course in 19:55.00 (fastest time for a Moccasin runner since 2013; also a personal record) … also placed 19th at the 6K SSC Championship, coming across with a 6K time of 24:19.00 (personal record and top 6K for a Moc in 2015) … ran a 5K time of 20:59.94 at the UF Mountain Dew Invitational (9/19) with a time of 20:59.94 … came in 19th at the FSC Invitational (9/25) with a 20:58.3 time over the 5K race … third Moc to cross the finish line at the NCAA South Region Meet (11/7) with a time of 24:45.28 over the 6K course.

HIGH SCHOOL
2015 graduate of Palmetto Ridge High School in Naples, Fla. ... was a four-year letter winner in both cross country and track at Palmetto Ridge ... set three school records ... named to All-Region team three times and All-County six times ... recipient of a Wing-Foot Scholarship.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Amaurys and Xiomara Guerra ... has a twin sister, Ysabella (age 21), who is also a member of the FSC cross country and track teams, and a brother, Amaurys, Jr. (age 26) ... member of FSC Multicultural Student Council ... lists the Miami Dolphins and Miami Heat as her favorite professional teams and Craig Engels, Jenny Simpson, and Galen Rupp as her favorite pro athletes ... would like to be a sports performance coach following graduation.

Cross Country Personal Best Marks

EventMark
3K (XC) 11:40.1
5K (XC) 19:11.6
3.1 MILE (XC) 20:17.3
6K (XC) 23:35.5

Complete Cross Country Results

DateMeetEventMarkPlace
   Nov 17, 2018 NCAA Division II South Region Cross Country Championships 6K 24:04.9 59th
   Nov 03, 2018 Sunshine State Conference Championship 6K 24:06.7 35th
   Oct 20, 2018 The 12th Annual Sand Shark Invitational 5K 19:47.8 55th
   10/05 - Oct 06, 2018 Disney Cross Country Classic 5K 19:11.6 20th
   Sep 28, 2018 Queen City Invite 5K 19:41.0 94th
   Sep 15, 2018 Embry-Riddle Asics Classic 5K 20:51.4 19th
   Sep 01, 2018 2018 Holloway Park XC Preseason Festival 5K 20:37.6 9th
   Nov 04, 2017 NCAA Division II South Region Cross Country Championships 6K 23:48.1 42nd
   Oct 21, 2017 Sunshine State Conference Championships 6K 24:33.6 22nd
   Oct 06, 2017 FSU Invitational 5K 19:40.0 10th
   Sep 23, 2017 Trevecca Nazarene DII Showcase Invite 5K 20:38.0 57th
   Sep 02, 2017 Holloway Park XC Preseason Festival 3K 11:40.1 22nd
   Nov 05, 2016 NCAA Division II South Region Cross Country Championships 6K 25:08.7 72nd
   Oct 22, 2016 Sunshine State Conference Cross Country Championships 6K 23:35.5 38th
   Oct 08, 2016 Saint Leo University Pre-National Invite 6K 26:57.1 30th
   Oct 01, 2016 Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival 3.1M 20:17.3 162nd
   Sep 24, 2016 2016 Mountain Dew Gator Cross Country Invitational 5K 21:23.8 65th
   Nov 07, 2015 NCAA Division II South Region Cross Country Championships 6K 24:45.3 52nd
   Oct 24, 2015 Sunshine State Conference 6K 24:19.0 19th
   10/02 - Oct 03, 2015 Florida State Cross Country Invitational/ Collge Pre-ACC 5K 19:55.0 60th
   Sep 25, 2015 Moc Invite 5K 20:58.3 19th
   Sep 19, 2015 2015 Mountain Dew Gator Cross Country Invitational (College) 5K 21:00.0 80th