Blazers to compete at 10 a.m. CT in Houston
Senior Rhiannon Johns was the top finisher for the Blazers
Blazers to compete among four nationally ranked teams
AS A JUNIOR (2010)
Ran in five races for the Blazers ... claimed a fourth-place finish (18:26.72) at the Samford Invitational ... recorded a personal-best 5K time of 17:35 at the C-USA Championship ... finished the NCAA South Regional with a personal-best 6K time (21:03.27) ... an All-C-USA Third Team selection.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2009)
Ran in five out of six races for the Blazers in 2009 ... recorded a sixth-place finish at the Earl Jacoby Memorial with a season-best 5K time of 19:35 ... finished 27th in a field of 122 at the Furman Invitational 5K.
AS A FRESHMAN (2008)
Ran three races for the Blazers in 2008 ... helped UAB capture first place at the 5K Walt Disney World Classic with a 35th-place finish and a personal best of 18:53.90 ... Best finish of the season came at the 4K Belmont Invitational, crossing the line in 29th place ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Attended I.E.S. Félix de Azara in Zaragoza, Spain ... coached by Jesús Romero ... placed 4th in the 1500-meters at the Indoor Spain Championships ... came in 8th at the Cross Country Spain Championship ... placed 5th in the 1500-meter at the Outdoor Spain Championship.
Full name is Clara Cid ... born Feb. 16, 1990 ... daughter of Juan Carlos Cid and Ángela Oreja ... majoring in communications.
4K 15:33.97 (Belmont Invitational - 9/5/08)
5K 17:35 (C-USA Championship - 11/1/10)
6K 21:03.27 (NCAA South Regional - 11/13/10)