2012: Redshirted ... Competed in one race, finishing 14th in the 5000m at the UCI Spring Break Invitational.
2011: Topped his LBSU best by nearly 10 seconds in the 1500-meter run, clocking in at 4:05.99 at the Big West Challenge ... Posted a season-low 15:21.74 in the 5000m to finish 12th overall at the Steve Scott Invitational.
2010: Competed in the 5000m and 10000m at the Big West Championships ... Had a second-place showing in the 5000 at the Cal-Nevada Championships, crossing the finish line in a lifetime-best 14:37.50 ... Also registered a personal-record 30:51.23 in the 10000m at the Mt. SAC Relays.
2009: Competed in the 10000-meter run at the conference championships where he established a season-best 33:32.92 ... Ran a season-low 4:15.51 in the 1500m at the UCSD Triton Invitational ... Also posted a season best in the 5000m (15:37.81) at the Steve Scott Invitational.
High School: Competed four years in cross country and track at Granite Hills High School ... Led the track squad to three league titles ... Two-time league champion in the mile run ... Also earned team MVP honors ... Four-time All-San Bernardino County selection in cross country ... Earned all-league honors three years ... Finished ninth at the state meet with a time of 15:45.
Personal: Member of the 49er cross country team ... Majoring in sociology.
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