The Washington record holder in the 5,000 meters with a time of 13:47.63. 2000 (non-NCAA): Earned a 12th-place finish at the USA Fall National Cross Country Championships Nov. 25 in Boston with a time of 29:38 for the 9855-meter race... 1999-2000: Set the school record in the 5,000 meters, crushing the 10-year old record of 13:53.45 by more than five seconds, at the Stanford Invitational... Placed 12th in the 5,000 at the NCAA Championships and fourth in the 10,000m at the Pac-10 Championships... Was the Huskies’ top distance runner from the 1,500m to the 10,000m... Recorded career best times in the 1,500 (3:44.11) at the Sun Angel Invitational, 5000m (13:47.63) at the Stanford Invitational, and 10,000m (29:46.91) at the Pac-10 meet... A second-team All-Pac-10 academic team selection... On the cross country course, he was the first Husky finisher in three of UW’s six races and second in two others... Finished fifth at the Stanford Invitational... Placed 37th at the Pac-10 Championships and 38th in the NCAA West Regional race... An honorable mention All-Pac-10 academic team selection... 1998-99: Finished 14th in the 5,000m at the Pac-10 track championships... Qualified for the NCAA Cross Country Championships as an individual, placing 84th... The Sundodger Invitational runner-up... Finished 27th at the Pac-10 cross country meet and 15th in the NCAA West Regional race... 1997-98: Competed in only one 1,500m race during the track season... Was sidelined the remainder of the track campaign with a foot injury... During cross country season, placed 14th at the Pac-10 meet and 16th at the West Regional race... Top UW cross country finisher in three of the six meets he ran during 1997, including second-place overall results at the Pier Park and WSU Invitationals... 1996-97: Finished fifth in the 10,000m (30:21.50) at the Pac-10 Championships... Came back the next day to turn in a 14th-place 5,000m Pac-10 showing... Boasted the team’s best times in the 5000m and 10,000m events during 1997... Registered a career-best time of 14:18.57 in the 5,000 at the Drake Relays... Personal best 10,000-meter time of 30:16.68 came at the Stanford Invitational... In cross country, was the second UW finisher at the 1996 NCAA regionals, placing 30th overall... Placed third among UW runners, 29th overall in the 1996 Pac-10 race... High School: A member of O’Dea’s track team that won the Washington state championship in 1995 and was runner-up in 1996... Placed second at the Class 2A state meet in the 3,200m... Posted a personal-best time of 9:13.25 over 3,200 meters, a mark that ranked 23rd nationally in the Track & Field News 1996 high school list... Named the Metro League Most Inspirational track athlete.
Best UW Marks
1500 meters....... 3:44.11