Rigoberto Baza
Rigoberto Baza
Height: 6-0
Weight: 150
Year: JR
Hometown: Chula Vista, CA
High School: Otay Ranch HS

2018 (Cross Country)
Competed in all six races as a junior for the Kingsmen… Recorded a new course-best at every meet this season… Notched a lifetime personal record at the NCAA Division III West Regionals in Walla Walla, Washington, crossing the line at 26:57.7 and breaking the 27-minute mark for the first time in his career.

2018 (Track & Field)
Competed in the 1500m, the 3000m and the 5000m for the Kingsmen...recorded season bests of 4:08.68 in the 1500m, 9:07.68 in the 3000m and 15:31.19 in the 5000m...earned his way into the CLU record books with his performance in the 3000m, placing 7th all-time (9:07.68).

2017 (Cross Country)
Raced in five meets for the Kingsmen as a sophomore… Recorded his best finish at the SCIAC Multi-Duals with a time of 29:14.24, finishing fifth on the team and 73rd overall… Shaved nearly a minute off his time to close the season at 28:17.82 at the NCAA Division III West Regional Championships.

2017 (Track & Field)
Earned team bests of 16:06.13 in the 5000m and 9:13.55 in the 3000m in his CLU debut…shaved 41 seconds off his 3000m steeplechase time for a 10:31.22 at SCIAC Championships.

2016 (Cross Country)
Ran his personal best 8K of the season at the Biola Invitational with a time of 27:55.97 (Sept. 10)… competed in SCIAC Championships as a freshman and ran an 8K with the time of 30:56.00 (Oct.29… his average time of the season was 29:23.84

Otay Ranch High School
Graduated Otay Ranch HS in Chula Vista, Calif. in 2016…competed in cross country and track & field for the Mustangs…earned three varsity letters…all-league for the 3200…named team MVP and team captain twice.

Full name: Rigoberto Baza Carrillo…born on April 10, 1998 in National City, Calif…parents are Maria and Rigoberto…has three siblings, Rodrigo who also competed in cross country and track & field, Ruben, and Rodolfo…majoring in business administration.

Movies: Skyfall
Music: Bob Marley
Food: Seafood
Sports (Other): Sleep
Number: 10
Color: Olive Green
Super Hero: James Bond
TV Shows: Wilfred
Video Game: Minecraft
Quote: "Don’t dream of it, make it happen.”
Hobbies/Special Talents: Sleep
If he could travel anywhere it would be: Greece because it’s beautiful.