Will be among the Pac-10's top quarter-milers in 2006 ... trained with UW's sprinters in 2005 after working with the distance runners in 2004 ... shaved more than a second off of his 400m PR in 2005 ... the sixth-place Pac-10 finisher last year ... one of three returning members of UW's school-record 4x400m relay, seeking its third-straight NCAA Championships appearance.
2004-05: Shaved more than a second off of his preseason 400m PR with a 46.60 clocking in the Pac-10 prelim ... ran under 47 seconds in five of seven 400m races in 2005 ... placed sixth in the Pac-10 final, and seventh at the NCAA West Regional ... also at Pac-10s, led UW's 4x400m to a third-place finish in 3:03.85, anchoring the relay in a remarkable 44.8 seconds ... relay's time ranked ninth in the nation in 2005, and broke a 30-year-old UW record ... led relay to 10th at NCAA Championships ... was one of four Huskies to break 1:50 for 800m, clocking a lifetime best 1:49.68 in a win at the Ken Shannon Invite ... moved to sixth all-time on UW's indoor 800m list with 1:51.17 posting at the UW Indoor Invite.
2003-04: One of four Seattle-area sprinters who combined to lead UW's 4x400m relay to 16th at the NCAA Championships ... became the first UW mile relay to run at the NCAA meet since 1998 ... anchored relay to fifth at the Pac-10 Championships in 3:06.41, third-fastest ever at UW ... led team to fourth in the event at the NCAA West Regional ... individually, ran a season-best of 1:54.37 for 800m in the Pac-10 prelim ... also ran once each at 400m and 1500m ... indoors, helped DMR to fourth at the MPSF meet in 9:49.73, fifth-fastest ever at UW.
2002-03 (Eastern Washington University): Competed for one season at Eastern Washington University before transferring to UW in the summer of 2003 ... placed eighth in the 400m, in 54.31, at the 2003 Big Sky Conference Indoor Championships ... was 15th outdoors in the 800m at the Big Sky meet ... led Eastern's 4x400m relay squad to fourth at the conference meet outdoors, and seventh indoors.
2001-02 (Eastern Washington): Redshirted the 2001-02 cross country and track seasons per Prop 48 rules.
High School and Personal: Parents are Victoria and Arthur ... became the first Washington boys' athlete to sweep the state's 400m and 800m state in the same year with dual wins in 2001 ... competed in the 1500m and 4x400m relay events at the 2001 U.S. Junior Nationals in Sacramento ... competed in the 800m at the 2001 Adidas High School Championships ... in 2001, won a Metro League title in the 400m and a district crown at 800m ... made two appearances at the state cross country championships ... named Most Inspirational by his track teammates in 2001 ... clocked a 22.31 for 200 meters as a prep ... was a four-year track letterwinner, and twice served as captain ... earned honorable mention All-Metro League honors for his exploits on the basketball court.
Collegiate Best Marks
800m....... 1:49.68 / 1:51.17i