Johnathan Avila
Johnathan Avila
Height: 5-7
Weight: 140
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Beltsville, Md.
High School: High Point
Major: Behaviorial Science

Personal Records:
8K – 28:13.9 (Bruce Kirsch Cup – 2016)

2016: Competed in four events as a sophomore for the Wildcats – placed fifth overall at the WUXC Invite, running the 8K event in 29:35.95 to help the Wildcats win – set a new personal best 8K time at the Bruce Kirsch Cup, running in 28:13.9 to finish 39th overall in Hopkinton, N.H. – also competed in the Don Cathcart Invite and the St. Leo Invite.

2015: Competed in three events as a freshman for the Wildcats – placed fourth overall at the WUXC Invite, running the 8K event in 29:56.99 to help the Wildcats win – finished 36th overall at the UD Invite #1, setting a collegiate PR in the 8K with a time of 28:44.06 – also ran in the Jack St. Clair Invitational, finishing 57th overall in a time of 31:48.2

High School: Letterwinner in indoor/outdoor track as well as cross country at High Point High School – county and regional individual champion in cross country – indoor and outdoor county and regional champion in the 1,600 and 3,200 meter events – also a four-year letterwinner in soccer as a midfielder.

Personal: Johnathan Misael Avila – son of Elisa Avila – has three younger siblings, Luis Villatoro, Kailey Argueta, and Joseph Argueta – majoring in behavioral science at Wilmington University with aspirations of becoming a police officer – from Beltsville, Md. – also enjoys soccer – favorite movie is McFarland – favorite cartoon character is Speedy Gonzalez – considers his mother his hero in life – favorite athlete is Lionel Messi.