Shot into UW's top-three for the first time in cross country's two postseason meets this fall ... has been one of UW's top steeplechasers the past two seasons.
2007 (Cross Country): Came on very strong at the end of the season, rising into UW's top-three after never running in the top-seven prior ... finished second among Huskies at the Pac-10 Championships (33rd overall) in 23:53, his first time under 24-minutes ... followed that up with a Top-50 finish at Regionals, taking 49th and third on the team ... led all Huskies at the Mike Hodges Invite, running seventh overall to lead the team to second-place ... took 19th-place at the Sundodger (5th UW) and 90th (8th UW) at Dellinger Meet.
2006-07: Third for the Huskies in the steeplechase with a season-best 9:16.50 at the UW-WSU dual ... also competed once in the mile indoors, and once in the 1500m outdoors, setting PRs in both runs ... did not compete in cross country for the second-straight year.
2005-06: Was UW's No. 2 steepler for the second-straight year ... season-best of 9:12.97, at the Cardinal Invite, was an eight-second personal best ... ran 11th in the steeple at Pac-10s ... also ran the 5K at Pac-10s, but did not finish ... made his 2005-06 debut in the indoor season finale at Dempsey Indoor, running the 3000m ... redshirted the fall cross country season.
2004-05: Ran in four cross country meets as a true freshman in 2004, including two unattached ... was the eighth UW finisher, 54th overall, at Pac-10s ... also ran attached at the Emerald City Invite, placing 21st ... was UW's No. 2 steepler , clocking a best of 9:20.65 at the Ken Shannon Invite ... indoors, was sixth in the DMR, and 21st in the 3000m, at the MPSF Championships ... also competed in the mile, 1500m and 5000m.
High School and Personal: Born in Aurora, Colo. ... parents are Linda and Steve ... has a younger sister, Aubrea ... ran 14th overall at the 2003 state cross country championships ... placed 26th at the 2004 Border Clash cross country meet ... finished the 2004 indoor track season ranked ninth in the nation at two miles, with a best of 9:13.79 ... missed the 2004 track season with an injury ... named to DyeStat's "Hot 100" list of West Region preps in the fall of 2003 ... ran 10th in the 1600m, and 14th in the 3200m, at the 2003 state track meet ... a first-team All-WesCo 4A selection at both 1600m and 3200m in 2003 ... also earned first-team All-WesCo honors in 2002 ... placed second at the 2002 district cross country meet ... was sixth in the 3200m at the 2003 Pasco Invite, in 9:30.41 ... clocked personal-best 3000m time of 8:32 at the 2004 Last Chance Qualifier at Dempsey Indoor.
2004 Pac-10 XC - 54th (8th UW)
2005 MPSF TF - 21st, 3000m; 6th, DMR
2006 Pac-10 TF - 11th, Steeple; DNF, 5000m
2007 Pac-10 XC - 33rd (2nd UW)
2007 Regional XC - 49th (3rd UW
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