Returned to UW in the spring of 2004 after transferring to Washington State following the 2003 track season ... redshirted the 2004 season ... the No. 4 finisher in the steeple at the 2003 Pac-10 meet. 2004-05: Competed unattached in the mile and 3000m...ran a personal best of 8:27.90 in the 3000m at the Huskey Classic. 2003-04 (Washington State): Transferred to WSU in the summer of 2003 ... sat out the fall before returning to UW in the spring ... redshirted the track season per Pac-10 transfer rules. 2002-03: UW's top steepler in 2003, taking fourth at the Pac-10 meet in 8:58.81 ... placed 28th in the event at the NCAA Regional ... finished lower than fourth just once in five regular-season steeples ... also excelled at 5000m, clocking a 14:19.02 at Stanford ... indoors, competed at distances from the mile to the 5000m ... redshirted the 2002 cross country season.
High School and Personal: Born April 15, 1984 in Spokane ... parents are Cathy and Tony ... youngest of three Fayants to compete for Washington, including older brothers Jason and Chris ... has two other siblings, Todd and Tami ... placed 10th at the 2001 Foot Locker Cross Country Nationals, and was second at the Regional meet ... set a state prep record of 8:19 at 3000m ... the 2001 state 4A cross country champion ... also captured a state track title at 3200m, in 2002 ... won the 3200m at the 2002 Texas Relays, in 9:04 ... named team MVP as a senior.
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