2004-05 Ran a personal best 8:45.59 in the 3000m at the UW Indoor Preview placing 22nd...placed 1st in the Steple at the UW Outdoor Preview. 2003-04: Earned top-11 placings in three of four cross country competions in the fall ... took a career-best third overall in the season-opening Emerald City Invitational ... logged 8000m career-best three weeks later with a 25:15 at the Sundodger Invite, good for 25th overall ... was 11th at the Geoduck Invite, and sixth in the open race at the Pac-10 Championships ... broke the Pac-10 qualifying standard in the steeple with a 9:16.07 at the Ken Shannon Invitational ... was 10th in the steeple at the Pac-10 meet ... ran second in the steeple at the WSU Dual ... focused on the mile indoors, with a season-best of 4:17.65 at the Pac-10 Invite. 2002-03: An honorable mention Academic All-Pac-10 selection on the track ... ran in three meets during the fall season ... took 25th at the Emerald City Invitational, and 68th at both the Sundodger and Willamette Invites ... posted top 8K time of 25:37 at Willamette ... on the track, lowered steeple PR by 16 seconds at the WSU Dual, placing third in 9:15.85 ... also took 13 seconds off of 1500m PR with best mark of 3:58.14 ... earned top-10 finishes in seven of nine races outdoors ... indoors, competed primarily in the mile, with a 17-second PR of 4:13.53 at the Husky Invite. 2001-02: Redshirted the 2001 cross country season to preserve a year of eligibility ... competed unattached at three outdoor meets ... ran a best mark of 4:11.0 in the 1500m at the Spring Break Open ... ran the mile indoors, improving his mark at each of four meets ... posted top indoor mile of 4:30.04 at the UW Invitational.
High School and Personal: Born May 7, 1983 ... parents are Susan and Fred ... has two siblings, Ryan and Karissa ... placed 21st in 16:19 at the 1999 state cross country meet ... also ran at state in 1998 and 2000 ... earned all-state honors in cross country as a junior ... ran a personal-best 1:56 in the 800m prelims at state in 2001 ... led cross country team to top-three finishes at the Junior Olympics Nationals in 1999 and 2000 ... placed third in 1999 and second the following year ... played soccer for 11 years before giving up the sport to focus on track in high school ... named Student Athlete of the Month as a senior at Edmonds-Woodway ... majoring in civil engineering.
UW Career Bests
Mile (indoor)....... 4:13.53
XC: 8000m....... 25:15