2014-15: Cross Country - Opened season with a fifth-place run at the Charles Bowles Invitational in 24:21 (8,000 meters)...stepped up to the varsity seven for the Pre-Nationals Invitational and was Oregon's fourth runner overall...finished 26th in 24:48.0 (8,000 meters)...also ran at the Pac-12 Championships...solid NCAA season began with an 18th-place run at the NCAA West Regional (29:55.5, 10,000 meters)...strong showing in his final NCAA Championships by placing 47th in 31:03.9 (10,000 meters).
2013-14: Outdoor – Qualified for the Pac-12 and NCAA Championships in the steeplechase…first time All-America honoree in the steeplechase…finished eighth in the 3,000 meters at the Oregon Preview (8:24.16)…followed up with another eighth place finish in the 800 meters at the Aztec Invitational (2:00.72)…won his first steeplechase race at the Pepsi Dual (9:01.68)…came in fifth at 9:06.22 in the steeplechase at the Pac-12 Championships...ran a seasonal best 8:42.67 steeple at the NCAA West meet to place fourth and advance to the NCAA Championships…came in sixth at the NCAA Championships with a mark of 8:43.26 in the steeplechase to score three points for the eventual national champions...also participated in the French National Championships, where he clocked 8:50.07 while running in the 3,000 meter steeplechase…Indoor – Ran the mile at the Husky Classic…Cross Country - Started his career at Oregon with a first-place finish in the invitational section at Pre-Nationals with a time of 24:45.24 (8,000 meters)…clocked in at 25:52 at the Pac-12 Cross Country Championships for 21st overall while the Men of Oregon took second in the 8,000-meter race…finished 19th at the NCAA West Regionals in 30:12 at the Haggin Oaks Golf Course (10,000 meters)…crossed the finish line in 30:58.4 to take 58th at his first NCAA Cross Country Championship. Season Bests: 3,000 Meter Steeplechase – 8:42.67, NCAA West Preliminary Round, Fayetteville, Ark. (5/30/14).
Before Oregon: Ran an impressive personal best of 8:33.42 at the 2012 BottropGala in Germany, a time that is just :13 off the Oregon school record. Finished third in the steeplechase at the 2013 European U-23 Championships (8:38.07). Prior to that, placed seventh in the steeple at the 2010 World Junior Championships. Also has a solid 3,000 meter P.R. of 8:06.50 from the 2013 indoor season. Prep Bests: 1,500 Meters - 3:46.94, 2013; 3,000 Meters - 8:06.50, 2013; 3,000 Meter Steeplechase - 8:33.42.
Personal: Major is general social sciences.
3,000 Meters - 8:06.50,
Val-de-Reuil Meeting National,
Val-de-Reuil, France, 2/12/13
3,000 Meter Steeplechase - 8:33.42,
Bottrop, Germany, 7/7/12
NCAA Outdoor Championships
2014 – 3,000 Meter Steeplechase, 6th, 8:43.26
NCAA Cross Country Championships
2013 - 58th, 30:58.4
NCAA Cross Country West Regional
2013 – 19th, 30:12
2014 – 3,000 Meter Steeplechase, 5th, 9:06.22
Pac-12 Cross Country Championships
2013 - 21st, 25:52