2009: NCAA West Regional and Big West Conference qualifier in the 1500-meter run ... Established a lifetime-best 4:27.62 to win the event at the Steve Scott Invitational ... That mark also ranks fourth all-time in school history ... Established a career-low 2:14.89 in the 800m at the UCSD Triton Invitational ... Also competed in the 3000-meter run at the Big West Challenge (10:04.02) ... Ran the fastest time in school history in the mile (4:53.57) for a top 10 finish at the MPSF Indoor Championships.
2008: Big West qualifier in the 1500m and the 5000m ... Posted the fifth-fastest time in school history in the 1500 at the Nike Invitational (4:30.12) ... Finished ninth at the Big West championships with a mark of 4:43.79 ... Ran a then lifetime-best 4:58.77 in the mile during the indoor season.
2007: Big West qualifier in the 1500-meter, finishing sixth at the conference meet ... Ran season bests in the 1500m (4:37.29) and the 800m (2:18.63) ... Notched the 49ers' ninth-fastest 800 time (2:25.58) at the Husky Invite during the indoor season ... Finished 17th in the mile at the MPSF championships.
High School: Lettered four years in cross country and track at Westview High School ... Led the cross country team to a CIF Division II championship in 2004 and 2005, earning All-CIF honors both years ... Was the CIF Division II 800m champion in 2004 and the 400m Valley League champion in 2003 ... Earned all-league honors twice in track ... Named the San Diego Union Tribune All-Academic team honorary captain in 2005.
Personal: Majoring in studio art.
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