A member of UW cross country's top-seven during each of the last four postseasons ... has not run a full track schedule since 2004, studying in Spain during the 2005 season and competing sparingly in 2006 ... a six-time first-team Academic All-Pac-10 honoree.
2006 (Cross Country): Led the UW men to their third NCAA Championships appearance in four years ... was UW's No. 4 finisher at nationals, helping team to its best NCAA finish (12th) since 1993 ... was UW's No. 3 finisher at Regionals, and No. 4 at Pac-10s, with matching 35th-place efforts ... also ran in UW's top-three at the Dellinger and Pre-National meets ... a second-team Academic All-Pac-10 honoree. 2005-06: Ran just six times, total, during the 2006 track season ... ran once each at 1500m, 3000m, 5000m and 10000m during the outdoor campaign ... also ran the 3K and 5K once each indoors ... led the UW men back to the NCAA Cross Country Championships for just the second time since 1993 ... was the team's No. 3 runner at nationals, placing 150th overall ... ran No. 4 for UW, in 29th place, at Regionals ... also ran in UW's top-seven at Pre-Nationals, and was the eighth Husky finisher (40th overall) at Pac-10s ... earned third-straight first-team Academic All-Pac-10 honor for both cross country and track. 2004-05: Redshirted the 2005 track season to study abroad in Spain ... ran first or second for UW at all three postseason cross country races ... was No. 1 for UW, 18th overall, at Regionals, earning All-West Region honors ... was 15th overall (2nd UW) at Pac-10s ... a first-team Academic All-Pac-10 honoree. 2003-04: Focused on the 5000m and 10000m during the 2004 outdoor track season ... took 13th in the 10000m in 31:46.48 in Pac-10 Championships debut ... season-best of 14:44.56 for 5000m earned fourth at the Oregon Invite ... indoors, ran 14:29.90 for 5K at the Pac-10 Invite, then UW's ninth-best ever ... ran the 3K and 5K at the MPSF meet, earning top-15 finishes in both ... had a terrific first cross country season ... won the season-opening Emerald City Invite at Woodland Park ... became one of just three freshmen, and the first UW male, ever to win their debut race ... was the ninth UW finisher at Pac-10s, helping Huskies to third ... ran fifth overall at the Sundodger Invite, and was the No. 5 UW runner at Pre-Nationals ... earned first-team Academic All-Pac-10 honors for cross country and track. 2002-03: Redshirted the 2002 fall season, running unattached three times ... on the track, competed at every distance from 1500m to 10000m ... indoors, ran a season-best of 14:50.18 for 5000m.
High School and Personal: Parents are Julie and Robert ... has an older sister, Angie ... was the 2002 district cross country champion, finishing the 5000m course in 15:53 ... individual title helped cross country squad to second-place finish district finish ... ran 20th at the 2001 state 4A cross country championships, finishing in 16:21 ... placed fourth, in 15:59, at the 2002 Richland Cross Country Invitational ... twice competed in the 3200m at the state track meet ... was 13th at state in 2002 and 10th in 2001, the latter in a career-best 9:26 ... at the 2002 Pasco Invite, placed 10th in the 3200m and led the distance medley relay squad to a fifth-place mark ... was an eight-time letterwinner in track and cross country.
Collegiate Best Marks
5000m.......14:29.86i / 14:44.56