Edward Acosta, Belen Class of 1999
Cross-Country and Track and Field
Athletic: Athlete of the year in 1998 and 1999.
Cross Country (5 year Varsity Letterman) Team Captain 1998 State Champion 1998 National Finalist in Cross Country (one of 28) 1995 to 1998 All State in Cross Country 3 time District Champion 2 time Regional Champion Member of the 1995 State Champion Cross Country Team
Miami Herald Runner of the Year Award 1997 and 1998.
First Team All County 4 years (1995-1998) First Team All State 4 years (1995-1998)
School Record Holder in the 3 Miles (15:07)
Track and Field (5 year Varsity Letterman) 1999 State Champion in 3200 Meters.
First team All County 2 years (1998-1999)
Two time 3200 M and 1600 M District and Regional Champion. Part of the 4x800 M 1999 regional championship.
School Record of 9:27.01 in the 3200 Meters.
Received a full scholarship to attend Wake Forrest University where he ran for legendary coach Bill Dellinger his first year.
1999-2003 Varsity letterman in Cross Country and Track & Field. 1999 All Conference , 1999 and 2003 Athlete Academic All American. 2003 Cross Country and Track team captain.
Personal and Professional: He graduated in 2003 with BA in Communications and Economics. He currently resides in North Carolina.