2013 NCAA All-American
2014-15: Cross Country – Started senior season with a 10th-place finish at the Bill Dellinger Invitational (24:46, 8,000 meters) ... Finished sixth at the Charles Bowles Invitational (24:23, 8,000 meters).
2013-14: Outdoor – Qualified for the Pac-12 and NCAA West Preliminary Rounds…finished first in the 1,500 meters (3:45.33) and second in 3,000 (8:11.39) at the Oregon Preview…also took first in the 5,000 meters at the Pepsi Dual (13:59.25)…ran a seasonal best in the 1,500 at the NCAA Championships with a mark of 3:44.21. Indoors – Redshirt season. Cross Country – Came in 13th (20:45.05) at the PSU Vikings Classic to open the 2013 season. Finished eighth in Boston, Mass. at the Coast to Coast Battle in Beantown posting a time of 24:20 in the 8,000 meter as the Ducks claimed their first team title of the season. Raced in the 8,000 meter at the Bill Dellinger Invitational in Oregon’s lone home meet of the year (25:13). Finished with a time of 24:53.97 at the Pre-Nationals meet as UO claimed second overall as a team (8,000 meters). Covered the 8,000-meter course at the Pac-12 Cross Country Championships in 26:20 and finished 42nd as Oregon took second as a team. Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters - 3:44.21, NCAA West Preliminary Rounds, Fayetteville, Ark. (5/29/14); 5,000 Meters – 13:59.25, Pepsi Dual, Eugene, Ore. (4/5/14).
2012-13: Outdoors - NCAA West and Pac-12 qualifier at 5,000 meters. Great month of April, where he won the 5,000 meters at the Pepsi meet, took third in the 1,500 in the dual with Arkansas and ran on Oregon’s winning 4xMile relay squad at the Penn Relays. Set an outdoor personal best in winning the 5,000 at the Pepsi Team Invitational (13:57.24). Came back to PR in the 1,500 meters against Arkansas (3:42.83). Closed out the month by taking the third leg on Oregon’s triumphant 4xMile team at the Penn Relays (16:17.57). Also competed at the Pac-12 and NCAA West Preliminary meets. Indoors - Impressed in the 5,000 meters, running a personal best 13:39.35 at the Husky Classic. That was the No. 5 time in school history. Won the 5,000 at the UW Invitational (13:51.20). Joined the prestigious 4:00 mile club at the MPSF Championships, placing fourth in 3:59.18. Earned second team All-America honors for his 13th place finish in the 5,000 at the NCAA Indoor Championships (14:08.42). Ran unattached at the Portland Track Festival and set a personal-best in the mile (3:41.84). Cross Country - Represented Oregon in the Pac-12 Conference Championships and finished the 8,000 meter race with a time of 25:58. Finished as the third individual for the Ducks at the NCAA West Regional with an individual time of 30:53 (10,000 meters). Helped the Ducks take fourth place in the meet against 25 other competing teams. Was the fifth-place finisher for the Oregon team at the NCAA Championships with an individual time of 31:12.1 (10,000 meters) and a 159th place individual finish. Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters - 3:42.83 (PR), Arkansas Dual, Eugene, Ore. (4/20/13); 5,000 Meters - 13:57.24 (PR), Pepsi Team Invitational, Eugene, Ore. (4/6/13). Indoors - Mile - 3:59.18 (PR), MPSF Indoor Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/23/13); 5,000 Meters - 13:39.35 (PR), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/8/13).
2011-12: Outdoors - Redshirt season. Ran unattached in the 1,500 meters at the Oregon Preview and in the 3,000 meters at the Oregon Twilight (8:05.47). Indoors - Appeared in three meets, including a fourth-place showing in the 3,000 meters at the Texas A&M Challenge in 8:03.61. Also ran the mile at the Husky Classic (4:05.33). Cross Country - Wrapped good freshman campaign with a 38th-place finish at the NCAA West Regional (30:18/10,000 meters). Made impressive varsity debut at the Pac-12 championships, where he was one of five freshmen to factor in the scoring for the Ducks. Finished 20th in 23:51 (8,000 meters) as Oregon’s No. 3 runner. Ran unattached at the Bill Dellinger Invitational and finished 13th in 24:05.74 (8,000 meters). Season Bests: Indoors - 3,000 Meters - 8:03.61 (PR), Texas A&M Challenge, College Station, Texas (1/28/12).
Prep: A two-time state champion for Livingston High School, including a meet record performance of 8:46.08 in winning the 3,200 meters at the 2010 NJSIAA Meet of Champions. Prior to that, he established a personal-best at 1,600 meters by running 4:12.89 at the sectional meet. Also won the 3,200 meter state title as a senior in 2011 (9:05.43). Following the prep season, set a personal best at 5,000 meters of 14:54.62 in a third-place finish at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals. Indoors, finished third in the high school mile (4:19.60) at the Millrose Games in New York as future UO recruits went 1-2-3 in that race, with Chad Noelle winning in 4:16.71 and Matt Jablonski taking second in 4:16.88. In cross country, was third at the state championships in 15:29 (5,000 meters), before qualifying for the Nike Cross Nationals as a senior. High School Bests: 1,600 Meters - 4:12.89, 2010; 3,200 Meters - 8:46.08, 2010; 5,000 Meters - 14:54.62, 2011.
Personal: Major is economics.
1,500 Meters - 3:41.84
Portland Track Festival,
Eugene, Ore., 6/8/13
5,000 Meters - 13:39.35 (i),
Seattle. Wash., 2/8/13
Mile - 3:59.18,
Seattle, Wash., 2/23/13
3,000 Meters - 8:03.61 (i),
Texas A&M Challenge,
College Station, Texas, 1/28/12
NCAA Indoor Championships
2013 - 5,000 Meters, 13th, 14:08.42
NCAA Cross Country Championships
2012 - 159th, 31:12.2
NCAA Cross Country West Regional
2012 - 32nd, 30:25
2011 - 38th, 30:18
2014 – 5,000 Meters, 14th, 14:26.99
2014 – 1,500 Meters, p-5th, 3:50.16
2013 - 5,000 Meters, 9th, 14:17.88
Pac-12 Cross Country Championships
2013 - 42nd, 26:20
2012 - 68th, 25:38
2011 - 20th, 23:51