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img_1687The Master’s College men’s cross country and track teams look to a strong future by signing Joshua Nunez, a native of San Diego, California, for the 2016-17 season.

“I chose The Master’s College because I saw how devoted the teachers and athletic programs were to bettering individuals for the future,” commented Nunez. “I know that under the Bible-centered community at TMC I will grow immensely in my Christian faith and that is something I really value about The Master’s College. I also love the friendly community at TMC, which is especially apparent in its cross country and track programs. I look forward to receiving the coaching and mentoring that will take me to the next level in my running so I can glorify God with the abilities He has given me and become a fierce competitor for The Master’s College.”

Nunez enters his time as a Mustang with an impressive resume consisting of academic and athletic honors crafted at Liberty Charter High School, a member of the Frontier Conference.

Academically, Nunez was a member of the Union Tribune’s San Diego All-Academic Team for achieving a 4.18 GPA in cross country and track in the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons and was listed on Liberty Charter’s Honor Roll every semester of high school.

Of Nunez’s numerous athletic accomplishments, his prep career is highlighted by qualifying for the CIF State Cross Country Championships in 2013 and 2015, earning the CIF Subway Spirit of Sport award in 2015, being a member of back-to-back Apollo League championships in 2014 and 2015, earning first-team All-Frontier League honors for boys cross country in 2014, and first-team All-Apollo League honors for boys track and field that same year.

Looking ahead to his time as a Mustang, Nunez desires to become a key component of TMC’s cross country and track teams and to compete in the NAIA Nationals for both sports.

When not competing, Nunez plans to major in Business Administration.

Commenting on Nunez’s signing, TMC head coach Zach Schroeder said, “When I watched Joshua race at the state meet for cross country and interacted with him and his family, I realized he would be a great addition to our roster. This year we are looking for recruits that have a great upside potential to help continue the athlete success that we have experienced. I believe Josh will be an essential part of our program for the next four years.”

Looking to another strong season, both teams will be graduating only two seniors and returning a slew of veterans.

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