2001 (Cross-Country): Ran in the Huskies’ top-five at all but one event ... did not compete at the Sundodger Invitational ... placed second overall in Huskies’ victory at the season-opening Emerald City Invitational, crossing the line in 25:57 ... ran fastest 8000m time of the season, 25:19, to place third on the squad, 95th overall, at the elite Roy Griak Invitational ... was the Huskies’ No. 2 runner at the NCAA West Regional meet, finishing 29th in 32:10. 2000-2001: On the track oval, competed in the 1500m, steeplechase and 5000m … UW’s second-best steeplechaser in 2001, clocking a 9:01.62 at the Mt. SAC Relays … competed in the steeple at the Pac-10 Championships … was among the leaders until falling after striking a barrier … finished the race despite a knee injury … recorded the Huskies’ third-fastest 5000m time (14:39.49) at the season-opener … won the steeplechase title at the Oregon Dual … best 1500m time of the year (3:57.65) came at the UC Davis Quad meet … competed indoors for the first time, in the 3000m and on the distance medley relay team … a member of the first-place DMR team at the Idaho Scoring meet … clocked best 3000m time (8:32.21) at the Idaho Scoring meet, ranking him fourth among Washington athletes ... was among the Huskies’ top four in every cross-country meet ... competed in all six meets including the post-season ... tallied a fourth-place finish at the Emerald City Invite ... was 14th at the Sundodger Invitational, 12th at the Big Cross Invite, 22nd at the Wolverine Interregional, 29th at the Pac-10s and 32nd at the West Regional ... was named Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 academic team. 1999-2000: Ran primarily as a steeplechaser for the track team ... qualified for the Pac-10s and ran a career-best time (9:09.78) at the conference meet to place eighth ... was the top finisher among three UW runners in the Pac-10 steeplechase ... also competed in the 800m, posting the team’s fourth-best time (1:57 hand-timed) ... a second team All Pac-10 Academic selection in track and field ... did not run indoors ... did not compete in any cross country races. 1998-99: Competed in three events on the track oval, the 800m, 1500m and 5000m ... posted the team’s fourth-best 5000m time ... ran in four cross country races, including both post season events ... was the fourth Husky finisher, placing 34th overall at the West Regional ...the fifth UW runner, 36th overall, in the Pac-10 race ... did not run during the indoor season ... an honorable mention All-Pac-10 academic cross country team member.
High School and Personal: Born Oct. 10, 1978 in Seattle ... parents are Sheila and Jack ... has two siblings, John and Megan ... Male Athlete of the Year at Bellevue High School in 1997 ... ran a 4:19 in the mile and 9:19 in the 3200m at the 1997 state championships ... finished third at the 1996 state cross country championships, running the three-mile course in 15:00 flat ... was a Footlocker West Regional first-alternate for nationals after a ninth-place finish ... also lettered four years in swimming ... a two-time prep All-American and four time all-KingCo honoree in the pool ... an All-State swimming selection in 1996 and 1997 ... helped team to state titles those years ... member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.
UW Career Bests
3000m (indoor)....... 8:32.21
XC: 8000m…… 24:46