Will be a sophomore indoors and redshirt freshman outdoors ... competed at both postseason meets for the cross country team in the fall ... California state cross country champion as a prep.
2007 (Cross Country): Finished in the top-seven at every varsity race, including a season-best No. 5 finish at the Bill Dellinger Invite and 54th-place overall finish ... Dellinger time of 24:29 was also an 8K personal best ... placed 58th overall and seventh among Huskies at Pac-10's ... was sixth on the team and 64th overall at Regionals ... also placed seventh among Huskies at the Sundodger and sixth at Pre-Nationals.
2006-07: Ran three times during UW's indoor track season ... placed 12th in the mile at the UW Indoor Preview with a time of 4:15.39 in his first collegiate appearance ... ran eighth in the 3000m at UW Last Chance Qualifier in 8:20.78 ... redshirted the 2006 cross country season to preserve a year of eligibility ... did not compete, attached or otherwise, in any UW meets.
High School and Personal: Parents are Cyndy and Matthew Booker ... the 2005 CIF and California State Champion ... also won CIF title in 2004, and was All-CIF as a sophomore in 2003 ... a member of the All-State team in each of his final two seasons, after making both the All-State Freshman Team and All-State Sophomore Team his first two years ... was second at state as a freshman, 16th as a sophomore and 17th as a junior ... a first-team All-West selection 2004, and a second-team honoree in 2005 ... placed 19th at the 2006 USA Jr. National Cross Country Championships in New York City ... ran seventh at the FootLocker West Regional Cross Country Championships in 2004, and was 11th in 2005 ... placed 30th at the FootLocker Nationals in 2004 ... named San Diego County Academic Team Captain for the sport of cross country ... prep teammate of current Huskies Brad Liber and Brooke Anderson.
Collegiate Best Marks:
2007 Pac-10 XC - 58th (7th UW)
2007 Regional XC - 64th (6th UW)