UNLV track & field's Krystal Wharton takes second in the long jump Friday at conference meet.
UNLV track & field will compete at the 2015 Mountain West Indoor Championships Thursday through Saturday.
UNLV track & field's Cortney Miller ups mark in program's all-time indoor performance list.
UNLV track & field gets a third win from MacKenna Howard; all-time performance outings from Nikki Regalado and its distance medley relay.
UNLV track & field will send its distance runners to Washington's Husky Classic, while others compete at the NAU Invitational.
High School: A 2013 graduate of El Capitan HS in Lakeside, Calif. ... Lettered four years in track & field and one in basketball ... Four-time Grossmont Valley champion in the shot put from 2010-13 ... Won the CIF Division II championship in the shot put in 2010 and finished second from 2011-13 ... Best shot put measurement is 43-2 ... Best discus measurement is 134-11.
Personal: Vanessa Leimomi Sierra was born on Feb. 26, 1995, in San Diego, Calif ... The daughter of Ulisies and Maritha Sierra ... Has three siblings: Candia, Ulises Jr. and Hiwalani ... Father, Ulises, played professional baseball for the San Diego Padres and Cincinnati Reds ... Majoring in nursing.