2014 FIRST-TEAM ALL-AMERICAN
TWO-TIME NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER
TWO-TIME BIG WEST CHAMPION (800m)
LBSU OUTDOOR BESTS
800m - 1:47.52 (School Record)
1500m - 3:52.7
LBSU INDOOR BESTS
800m - 1:52.88 (7th all-time)
Mile - 4:15.28 (5th all-time)
2015 (Senior): Advanced to the NCAA Championships in the 800m ... Earned All-America honorable mention distinction with a 19th-place finish ... Was an automatic qualifier to nationals as the third-place finisher in his quarterfinal heat at the West Prelims (1:48.28) ... Defended his Big West title by clocking in at 1:48.72 ... Ran a season-best 1:47.56 to claim runner-up honors at the Stanford Invitational ... Competed in two indoor meets ... Notched a lifetime-best 4:15.28 in the mile at the Husky Classic ... That mark ranks fifth in school history.
2014 (Junior): Earned first-team All-America honors with a seventh-place finish in the 800m at the NCAA Championships ... Qualified for nationals with a runner-up showing at the West regional meet ... Bettered his own school record with a time of 1:47.52, making him the first 49er ever to run a sub-1:48 race ... Broke a 31-year old program record earlier in the year at the Stanford Invitational (1:48.3) ... Claimed the Big West 800m title (1:48.71) ... Added individual victories at the Stanford Invite, Anteater 4-Way Meet, and Drake Relays ... Also competed in the 800m and mile during the indoor season ... Ran LBSU's seventh-fastest 800m indoor time at the UW Open (1:52.88) ... Finished ninth at the MPSF Championships in 1:52.96.
2013 (Redshirt): Did not compete.
Junior College: Competed two years in track & field at College of the Canyons ... Earned All-America honors ... Two-time Western State Conference Athlete of the Year ... Also garnered all-state honors in 2011 and 2012 ... Claimed back-to-back titles in the 800m at the California Community College State Championships ... Established a then personal-record 1:49.16 as a sophomore ... Set five school records during his time at COC ... Qualified for the U.S. Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
High School: Won three letters at Canyon High School ... As a senior, advanced to the CIF State Meet in cross country ... Also finished fifth in the 1600m at the CIF-Southern Section Division II Track & Field Finals ... Claimed the 1600m title at the Foothill League Championships ... Earned first-team all-league honors in 2010.
Personal: Father, Stephen, competed in track & field at Sacramento State ... Cousin, Danielle, was also a track athlete at UCLA ... Majoring in criminal justice.
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- Shawn Winget - Distances
- LaTanya Sheffield - Sprints, Hurdles
- Cory Loebl - Throws
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