Pac-12 Champion - 110 Meter Hurdles
Pac-12 Newcomer of the Year
2013-14: Outdoor –Qualified for the NCAA Championships in 110 hurdles after finishing second in the semifinal of the West Regionals…NCAA All-America honorable mention after failing to finish due to injury…finished first at the Oregon Preview in the 110m hurdles (13.77)...Indoor – Set a PR and school record at the NCAA Indoor Championships with a fourth place time of 7.65…Took first in the 60m hurdles at the UW Preview (7.77)…came in sixth at the Rod McCravy Memorial Invitational with a mark of 7.92 (60m hurdles)…crossed the finish line in 7.68 at the Don Kirby Elite meet in the 60m hurdles…took first and set a meet record at the MPSF Indoor Championships with a time of 7.68…Season Bests: Outdoor – 110 Hurdles – 13.54, NCAA Championships, Eugene, Ore., (5/31/14)…Indoor – 60 Meters – 7.11, UW Preview, Seattle, Wash., (1/18/14); 60 Meter Hurdles – 7.65, NCAA Championships, Eugene, Ore., (3/15/14).
2012-13: Outdoors – Earned his second-consecutive All-American honor in the 110 hurdles, this time making the first team with a fifth-place finish in the finals of the NCAA Championships…set a personal best in the event during his win at the Texas Relays (13.33)…took second at the Pac-12 Championships in both the 110 hurdles and the 400 hurdles…time of 50.50 in the 400 hurdles is a career-best mark…also won the 110 hurdles at the Oregon Preview, Oregon Twilight and Pepsi Team Invitational…Indoors – All-American in the 60 hurdles after placing sixth at the NCAA Indoor Championships…ran the two fastest times of his career at the NCAA meet…posted a 7.72 in the prelims followed by a 7.73 in the finals…Season Bests: Outdoors – 110 hurdles – 13.33, Texas Relays Finals, Austin, Texas (3/30/13); 400 hurdles – 50.50, Pac-12 Championships, Los Angeles, (5/12/13)…Indoors – 60 hurdles – 7.72, NCAA Indoor Championships Prelims, Fayetteville, Ark., (3/9/13).
2011-12: Outdoors - Superb rookie season capped by the Pac-12 championship and an appearance at the U.S. Olympic Trials. Set six personal bests in the 110 hurdles during the season. Opened year by winning the Oregon Preview in 13.69. Dropped that to 13.74 in a win at the USC Invitational. Made it three straight wins and three straight PRs by going 13.63 at the Pepsi Team Invitational. Also won the 110 hurdles at the Oregon Relays (13.83). Lowered PR again in winning the Pac-12 championship in 13.61. Had two more PRs at the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds, going 13.48 in the opener and then placing third in his quarterfinal in 13.45 to advance to the NCAA Championships. That was the second fastest time in school history. Wrapped year with appearances at both the NCAA Championships and the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials. Ran 13.64 - 11th overall - at the NCAA Championships to earn his first All-America award (second team). Also made five appearances in the 400 meter hurdles, winning the Oregon Relays in a seasonal best 52.75. Was named the Pac-12 Newcomer of the Year. Indoors - Consistent performer in the 60 meter hurdles. Best meet of the year was the MPSF Championships, where he ran a seasonal best 7.83 in the preliminaries. That was the third fastest time in school history. Won the finals by running 7.90. Season Bests: Outdoors - 110 Meter Hurdles - 13.45, NCAA West Preliminary Rounds, Austin, Texas (5/26/12); 400 Meter Hurdles - 52.45, Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/21/12). Indoors - 60 Meters - 7.83, MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/24/12).
Prep: Led the nation in both the 110 and 300 meter hurdles. Best 110 time was 13.27 wind-aided (13.36 legal) and top 300 mark was 35.76. Time in the 110 hurdles would have been a national prep record if it wasn't wind-aided. Legal time of 13.36 is the sixth-fastest among U.S. preps all-time. After taking both the 110 and 300 meter hurdle C.I.F. titles as a senior in 2011 for Agoura High School, dominated the competition at the Golden West Invitational, winning the 110 hurdles in 13.41 and the 300 hurdles in a personal-best 35.76. Recorded his top 110 legal time of 13.36 in the semifinals of the U.S. Junior Track and Field Championships at Historic Hayward Field. As a junior in 2010, won the California state championship in the 110 hurdles in 13.54w. Legal best of 13.58 ranked second nationally in 2010. Was also fifth in the state in the 300 hurdles (37.57) as a junior. Finished second in the 110 hurdles in 13.70 at the 2010 USA Junior Championships to qualify for the IAAF World Junior meet in Moncton, Canada. Indoors, has run 7.85 in the 60 meter hurdles. Prep Bests: 110 Meter Hurdles - 13.27w (legal - 13.36), 2011; 300 Meter Hurdles - 35.76, 2011; 60 Meter Hurdles - 7.85, 2011.
Personal: Major is business administration.
110 Meter Hurdles - 13.56,
Eugene, Ore., 5/31/14
400 Meter Hurdles - 50.50,
60 Meter Hurdles - 7.65 (i),
NCAA Indoor Championships,
Albuquerque, N.M., 3/15/14
NCAA Outdoor Championships
2014 – 110 Meter Hurdles, DNF
2013 – 110 Meter Hurdles, 5th, 13.41
2012 - 110 Meter Hurdles, s-3rd, 13.64
NCAA Indoor Championships
2014 – 60 Meter Hurdles, 4th, 7.65
2013 – 60 Meter Hurdles, 6th, 7.76
Pac-12 Track Championships
2013 – 110 Meter Hurdles, 2nd, 13.52
2013 – 400 Meter Hurdles, 2nd, 50.50
2012 - 110 Meter Hurdles, 1st, 13.61w
2012 - 400 Meter Hurdles, 9th, 53.15