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2013-14 (Track): Qualified for his first NCAA West Preliminary Championships in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, and broke the nine-minute barrier for the first time … ran a PR in the steeplechase of 8:57.66 at the Stanford Invitational, finishing sixth overall, and cutting over 20 seconds off his PR entering the season … at West Prelims in Fayetteville, finished 29th out of the field of 48 in the steeple in 9:04.37 … was on track to score at the Pac-12 meet but suffered a bad fall late in the steeple and had to drop out of the race … took third in the steeple in the UW-WSU Dual in a time of 9:09.68 … also ran the steeple at the Mt. SAC Relays, going 9:02.78 … fourth in the 1,500-meters at the Washington Open in 3:54.75 … indoors, ran the mile three times, with a top time of 4:16.58 at the Husky Classic … also ran a time of 8:28.80 for 3,000-meters at the UW Invitational ... (Cross Country): Ran at his first Pac-12 Cross Country Championships, placing 62nd overall and ninth on the squad … also was the ninth finisher, 37th overall, at the Bill Dellinger Invite … opened the year with a 33rd-place finish at the Sundodger Invite, ninth on the squad … also ran at the Emerald City Open, finishing 15th overall.
2012-13 (Track): Ran a full outdoor season, competing in the 800-meters, 1,500-meters, and steeplechase … set a steeplechase personal-best of 9:20.18 at the UW-WSU Dual, finishing fourth … also was seventh in the steeple at the Pepsi Team Invite at Oregon, running 9:21.49 … ran one time indoors, running a mile at the UW Final Qualifier in 4:23.86 ... (Cross Country): Competed attached for the first time at the season-opening Sundodger Invite, placing 42nd overall.
2011-12: Redshirted the track and cross country seasons to preserve a year of eligibility ... did not compete unattached.
High School and Personal: Born in Los Angeles, California ... mother is Nieves Negrete ... has one older brother, Charles, who also ran cross country ... posted consecutive top-20 finishes at the Washington 4A state cross country championships, finishing 18th as a senior and seventh as a junior ... twice competed at the Nike Cross National regional meet, placing 16th in 2009 and 18th in 2010 ... won the CBBN league meet title and the district title in 2009 ... as a junior took 20th at the Washington/Oregon BorderClash ... 11th at the Stanford Invitational cross country 5k in 2010 ... on the track, placed ninth at the 2010 4A state track meet at 1,600-meters ... won the district title at 800-meters and was second at 1,600-meters in 2010 ... ran at the prestigious Arcadia Invite in 2010 and 2011, taking ninth in the mile in 4:22.48 in 2010 and 10th in 4:22.00 in 2011 ... also ran the 2k steeplechase twice his senior year.
2013 Pac-12 XC - 62nd (9th UW)
2014 Pac-12 TF - DNF, Steeplechase
2014 NCAA Prelims TF - 29th, Steeplechase