Former Oregon state middle distance champion is coming into his own as a collegiate runner. Lots of raw talent still in the developmental stage.
2013-14: Cross Country - Opened the 2013 season with a third-place finish in the four mile at the PSU Vikings Classic clocking in at 20:13.99. Was the sixth Oregon runner that crossed the finished line in the top-10 at the Coast to Coast Battle in Beantown with a time of 24:20, placing ninth (8,000 meters). UO went on to win the meet hosted by Boston College by 47 points. Took sixth in the 8,000 meters at the Bill Dellinger Invitational with a time of 24:22 as Oregon won its first Dillinger Invitational since 2010. Finished in 44th-place at the NCAA Pre-National meet with a 24:09.75 mark in the 8,000 meters. Ran a time of 25:56 at the Pac-12 Cross Country Championships, good for 27th, as the Duck men took second in the 8,000-meter race. Named Honorable Mention Pac-12 All-Academic. Completed the 10,000-meter NCAA Cross Country Championship race in 33:31.3 as the Men of Oregon finished fifth.
2012-13: Outdoors - Redshirt season. Ran unattached at the Oregon Relays and the OSU High Performance Meet. Indoors - Did not compete. Cross Country - Placed 22nd overall in the Dellinger Invitational and contributed to Oregon’s second place finish with an individual time of 24:25 (8,000 meters). Competed with 271 other runners in the Pre-Nationals meet and finished 61st with a time of 24:06. Ran the 8,000 meters at the Pac-12 Conference Championships with a time of 25:03 and helped Oregon place third overall in the conference. Was an alternate for the Ducks at the NCAA Championships. Earned an honorable mention for the Pac-12 all-academic team.
2011-12: Outdoors - Saw action in four meets, racing between 800 and 1,500 meters. Had a seasonal best in the 1,500 meters of 3:49.65 at the Pepsi Team Invitational. Pac-12 all-academic honorable mention. Indoors - Competed in four meets at the mile and 3,000 meters. Ran a seasonal best of 4:05.18 in the mile at the MPSF Championships. Cross Country - Finished ninth at the Beaver Classic in 25:10 (8,000 meters) for his first top-10 finish. Was Oregon’s No. 2 runner as the Ducks claimed the team title. Made Oregon debut at the Bill Dellinger Invitational and finished 46th in 24:52.38 (8,000 meters). Pac-12 all-academic honorable mention.Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters - 3:49.65, Pepsi Team Invitational, Eugene, Ore. (4/7/12). Indoors - Mile - 4:05.18 (PR), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/25/12).
2010-11: Outdoors - Good finish to the season at the Oregon Twilight, where he ran a personal-best 3:49.39 to win the second section of the 1,500 meters. Ran unattached in the 1,500 meters at the Oregon Preview (3:53.20). Made varsity debut in the 800 meters at the Pepsi Team Invitational. Indoors - Redshirt season. Cross Country - Redshirt season. Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters - 3:49.39 (PR), Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore. (5/6/11).
Prep: Was a double winner at the state 5A championships, taking both the 1,500 (4:01.39) and 3,000 (8:51.88) meters as a senior in 2010 for Cleveland High school. Had the No. 2 time in the state in the 1,500 (3:58.78). Finished sixth in the state at the 2009 5A cross country championship for Cleveland High School. Was also fifth in the 1,500 meters at the 2009 state outdoor meet. Won the 3,000 meters at the 2010 Border Classic in a meet and stadium record 8:33.79. High School Bests: 1,500 Meters - 3:58.78, 2010; 3,000 Meters - 8:33.79, 2010.
Personal: Major is political science.
1,500 Meters - 3:49.39,
Eugene, Ore., 5/6/11
Pac-12 Cross Country Championships
2013 - 27th, 25:56
2012 - 50th, 25:03
NCAA Cross Country Championships
2013 - 247th, 33:31.3