LBSU OUTDOOR BESTS
800m - 1:55.8
1500m - 3:55.95
3000m Steeplechase - 9:36.89
2016 (Senior): Finished 10th in the steeplechase at the Big West Championships ... Ran a personal-best 9:36.89 at the Steve Scott Invitational where he placed fifth overall ... Also competed in the 1500m ... Clocked in with a season-best 4:01.19 at the Beach Invitational.
2015 (Junior): Competed primarily in the 1500m ... Ran his first sub-four minute race at the Beach Invitational (3:59.35) ... Followed with a lifetime-best 3:55.95 at the Steve Scott Invite ... Finished 15th overall at the Big West Championships with a time of 3:57.85 ... Notched a top-10 performance at the Jim Bush Collegiate Challenge, California Collegiate Invitational and Big West Challenge ... Runner-up in the 800m at the Anteater 4-Way Meet (1:56.24).
2014 (Sophomore): Established an 800m personal-record 1:55.8 at the Cal-Nevada Championships ... Added a season-best 4:01.62 in the 1500m.
2013 (Freshman): Competed in four meets ... Ran a then lifetime-best 1:57.52 in the 800m at the Beach Classic ... Also clocked in with a season-best 4:06.47 in the 1500m at the Big West Challenge.
High School: Led Long Beach Poly High School to an appearance in the 2011 CIF-Southern Section Cross Country Finals ... Was the Jackrabbits' top finisher at the CIF Prelims, coming in 10th overall (14:52) ... Also helped the squad to the Moore League title with a third-place showing at the league championships ... Member of Poly's track team that won the CIF State meet in 2011.
Personal: Member of the 49er cross country team ... Majoring in communication studies.
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