Washington returns all seven of its 2011 Regional competitors, a group that collectively had a terrific summer of training.
The UW women return six of seven runners from their NCAA runner-up squad.
Nearly half of Washington's roster are true freshmen who have
2012 (Cross Country): Competed attached for the first time at the season-opening Sundodger Invite, placing 42nd overall.
2011-12: Redshirted the track and cross country seasons to preserve a year of eligibility ... did not compete unattached.
High School and Personal: Born in Los Angeles, California ... mother is Nieves Negrete ... has one older brother, Charles, who also ran cross country ... posted consecutive top-20 finishes at the Washington 4A state cross country championships, finishing 18th as a senior and seventh as a junior ... twice competed at the Nike Cross National regional meet, placing 16th in 2009 and 18th in 2010 ... won the CBBN league meet title and the district title in 2009 ... as a junior took 20th at the Washington/Oregon BorderClash ... 11th at the Stanford Invitational cross country 5k in 2010 ... on the track, placed ninth at the 2010 4A state track meet at 1,600-meters ... won the district title at 800-meters and was second at 1,600-meters in 2010 ... ran at the prestigious Arcadia Invite in 2010 and 2011, taking ninth in the mile in 4:22.48 in 2010 and 10th in 4:22.00 in 2011 ... also ran the 2k steeplechase twice his senior year.
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