Veteran mid-distance runner has scored at two MPSF Championships meets ... personal-best 800m time sits just outside UW's Top-10.
2006-07: Competed in the 800m, DMR and 4x400 relays indoors, placing ninth in the 800 at the MPSF Championships ... outdoors, ran the 400 and 800-meters, with best 800 time of 1:52.92 coming in a fifth-place finish at the Oregon Invite ... placed third in the 800m at the Ken Shannon Invite, and fourth at the UW-WSU dual.
2005-06: Competed in only the first three meets of the indoor season before missing the remainder of the year with an injury ... led DMR to sixth, in 9:51.60, at the UW Indoor Invitational ... also competed in the 400m, 600m and 800m indoors.
2004-05: Was UW's No. 5 half-miler, clocking a season-best 1:51.47 at the Ken Shannon Invite ... led DMR to third at the UW Indoor Invite in 9:51.36, UW's 10th-best ever ... ran sixth in the DMR at MPSFs, and was ninth at 800m.
2003-04: Competed at just a handful of meets outdoors ... shaved nearly two seconds off of his 800m PR at the Seattle International in June with a 1:50.25 posting ... mark was bettered by just six Pac-10 men's runners in 2004 ... placed seventh in the 800m at MPSFs.
High School and Personal: Parents are Sheryl Somers and Glenn Freeman ... has two brothers, Josh and Andrew ... the 2003 Class 3A state champion at 800m ... swept league and district 800m titles in both 2002 and 2003 ... was second at state in the 800m in 2002, and in the 4x400m in 2003 ...ran 11th in the 800m at the 2003 Last Chance Qualifier at Dempsey Indoor, in a prep-best 1:52.16 ... was second in the 800m at the 2003 National Scholastic Indoor Championships at the New York Armory ... took fourth in the event at the 2003 Arcadia Invite, and was seventh at the Seattle International ... captained both the track and cross-country squads as a senior ... plans to study medicine.
2004 MPSF TF - 7th, 800m
2005 MPSF TF - 9th, 800m; 6th, DMR
2007 MPSF TF - 9th, 800m
Collegiate Best Marks
400m.......50.89i / 51.16
800m.......1:52.46i / 1:50.25