This week’s Big Blue Spotlight Athlete is Jose Zarate. He is a sophomore track and field long-distance runner. Jose, who debuted on the cross-country team in the fall, is part of the indoor and outdoor track team for the first time. He participated in the 2019 Texas Tech University Open at the Sports Performance Center in Lubbock, Texas. Jose ran the one-mile and finished in 17th place among a group of 56. His time was 4:38.25. Jose is from San Antonio, where he graduated from Highlands High School. He is majoring in Marketing. Congratulations, Jose!