Adriana Osornio enters her third season as assistant coach for the cross country and track and field team at NM State.
Osornio assisted in coaching the cross country team and distance runners for the track and field team. Under Osornio, the Aggie cross country team had a strong season and sent senior Courtney Schultz to the NCAA Championship. Schultz earned a 59th, which was an improvement over her 88th place finish in 2011.
Osornio also helped Schultz qualify for the 2013 NCAA Regional Round for the 10,000m run.
Osornio competed in cross country and track at Ranger College in Ranger, Texas, and then went to compete at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia, Arkansas, where she graduated in 2003. Osornio competed in the Gulf South Conference in cross country and ran the 3,000m, 5,000m and 10,000m while also working as a student coach. She also worked at New England College as the distance trainer for the women’s team.
She has coached and organized summer Altitude Running Camp through the western part of the country from 2004-11.
Osornio currently resides in Las Cruces, N.M., and competitively races in half marathons and marathons. Some of her notable races include the New York City Marathon, the Houston Half Marathon, the San Diego Half Marathon, the Duke Half Marathon, and the California International Marathon.