After missing too many puzzle pieces the past two years, the men collectively had a terrific summer of training and look to be back in the hunt for nationals.
The UW women return six of seven runners from their NCAA runner-up squad.
Babcock is third Husky to earn three First Team academic honors.
2011-12: Made collegiate cross country debut at the Sundodger Invitational, placing 34th and seventh on the team in a time of 25:33 ... took seventh at the Emerald City Open in a time of 27:01 ... also ran at the Mike Hodges Invite, placing 14th overall in 21:11 for four-miles ... earned honorable mention on the Pac-12 All-Academic team ... (Track): Competed three times during the indoor season ... ran a 3k best of 8:40.01 at the UW Final Qualifier ... also ran the 5k in 15:38.02 at the Husky Classic.
2010-11: Redshirted the season, did not compete unattached ... (Track): Redshirted the season, competing once unattached at the UW Invitational in the 3k.
High School and Personal: Born in Mountain View, California ... parents are Aimee and Joe Mangan ... has one brother, Casey, who represented the U.S. at the North American Rock Climbing Championships in 2008 ... mother, Aimee, formerly Aimee McVicker, was a distance runner for the Huskies, lettering in 1990 and 1991 , and was a teammate of current UW head coach Greg Metcalf ... father competed at Indiana and was a marathon runner ... father's cousin Larry Mangan holds the mile record at Penn State and was the school's first sub-4-minute miler in 1980, running 3:58.4, then going on to make the 1980 Olympic Trials final at 1,500m ... named All-League and All-District in cross country as a senior, after taking third in the SCCAL league meet and fourth in Central Coast Sectionals ... placed 64th overall at the California Division-4 state meet as a senior ... Team MVP as a senior ... on the track, took third at the SCCAL meet in the 3,200m as a senior ... ran at the 2010 Stanford Invitational, taking 15th in the boys 3,000-meters in 9:04 ... hobbies include rock climbing ... interested in studying biology or a coaching career.
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