2005 (Cross Country): Ran in UW's top-10 at all six varsity competitions in 2005 ... helped the Huskies reach the NCAA Championships for just the second time since 1993 ... was UW's No. 7 runner at the NCAA meet, placing 224th ... placed eighth overall in each of his first two collegiate races, including the season-opening Sundodger Invitational and the Willamette Invite ... was UW's No. 2 runner, 34th overall, at the Pre-National meet ... placed 54th overall at the Pac-10 meet, and was 50th, seventh for UW, at the NCAA West Regional, his first-career 10K cross country competition.
High School and Personal:Parents are Katy Holmes, a world-champion professional body builder, and Brad McNamara, a U.S. Marine ... has two younger siblings ... won the Sunfair Cross Country Invitational in 2004 ... earned a pair of third-place state track finishes in 2005, in the 1600m (4:16.6) and 3200m (9:19) ... won the 1600m at the 2005 Shoreline Invitational ... placed 10th in the 3200m at the Arcadia Invite in 2005 ... named athlete of the week by Seattle Times, King County Journal and Seattle Post Intelligencer ... led Auburn-Riverside to top-10 state cross country finishes in 2003 (7th) and 2004 (4th) ... helped team to consecutive league titles as a junior and senior, and a regional title in 2004 ... prep teammate of fellow Husky Carl Moe ... plans to major in history, and is interested in becoming a teacher.
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