2002 (Cross-Country): An honorable mention Academic All-Pac-10 pick ... competed in four races during the 2002 cross-country season ... was the team’s fifth runner, 14th overall, at the Sundodger Invitational ... helped UW to a fourth-place conference finish with a 53rd individual placing at the Pac-10 meet ... ran 82nd at the elite Pre-National meet, helping the Huskies to a 13th-place finish.
2001-02: An honorable mention Academic All-Pac-10 selection ... posted Pac-10 qualifying marks at both 1500m and 5000m ... was the conference’s eighth overall finisher at 1500m, crossing the line in 3:49.11 ... earned top-10 finishes in eight of 11 races ... clocked top 1500m time of 3:45.27 in a second-place finish at the Oregon Dual ... finished fourth in lone 800m competition, in 1:55.71 at WSU Dual ... earned a pair opf top-six relay finishes at the Drake Relays ... indoors, competed in just two meets, clocking times in the mile and 3000m ... ran in Washington’s top-four at every cross-country meet, including both postseason races ... had season-best third-place finish in first race as a Husky, the Emerald City Invitational ... top 8000m time of 24:27 came the following week in a seventh-place finish at the Sundodger Invitational ... ran second on the squad, 42nd overall, at the prestigious Pre-National meet in Greenville, S.C., helping the Huskies to an eighth-place team finish ... ran third on the team at both the Pac-10 Championships and the NCAA West Regional meet, with respective overall finishes of 24th and 30th ... posted lone 10000m time of 32:13 at the regional meet.
2000-2001 (Portland State): Redshirted his junior year of cross-country at Portland State to preserve a year of eligibility before transferring to Washington in the fall of 2001 ... ran unattached at the 2000 Sundodger Invitational, placing 11th in 24:40, beating all but one Husky runner ... competed as a sophomore for the Vikings’ track squad ... met the NCAA provisional-qualifying standard with a personal-best time of 14:04.25 .. placed fourth in the 1500m at the Big Sky Championships, finishing in 3:51.28 .. earned All-Big Sky Conference first-team honors with a third-place finish in the mile (4:12.62) at the 2001 Big Sky Indoor Championships ... won the mile at the McDonald’s Team Scoring meet in Idaho with a time of 4:15 flat ... earned second-consecutive Big Sky All-Academic Team honors.
1999-2000 (Portland State): Led the Vikings in five races .. .ran a season-best 34:21 for 10000m to lead the team at the 1999 West Regional Championships ... placed 47th overall at the Big Sky Championships ... best finish was a sixth placing at the Williamette Invitational in a season-best 25:26 ... participated in the indoor season, earning Big Sky All-Academic team honors.
1998-99 (Portland State): Ran on the Portland State cross country and track teams.
High School and Personal: Born Dec. 8, 1979 in Los Angeles ... parents are Edith and Thomas ... has a younger sister, Christina ... captained the Klamath Union cross-country squad to state and district championships as a senior in 1997 ... the Oregon cross country State Champion in 1997, finishing the 5000m course in 15:55 ... placed third in the state in the 1500m as a senior ... led school to a district title in 1996.
UW Career Bests
Mile (indoor)....... 4:11.97
3000m (indoor)....... 8:23.28
XC: 8000m....... 24:37