2011: Point scorer with an eighth-place finish in the 400m at the Big West Championships ... Named the Big West Men's Co-Track Athlete of the Week for his efforts at the Ben Brown Invitational ... Was the runner-up in the 400m with a lifetime-best 48.22 ... Also established a personal-record 22.39 in the 200m ... Ran an indoor best of 49.01 in the 400 at the Don Kirby Invitational ... Competed in the 400m at the MPSF Championships.
2010: Advanced to the 400-meter finals at the Big West Championships where he finished fifth overall ... Ran a season-best 48.62 in the prelims ... Also competed in the 400m during the indoor season ... Had a runner-up performance at the NAU Invitational (49.38).
2009: Notched a top-10 finish in the 400-meter dash at the Ben Brown Invitational with a season-best 48.94 ... Also established a then personal-record 22.46 in the 200m at the same meet.
High School: Lettered two years in track and field at Capistrano Valley High School ... Advanced to the CIF Division II title meet in the 400-meter dash after winning the South Coast League title in 2007 ... Was also the league champion in the 200m and 400m in 2006 ... Tabbed the team's most valuable athlete as a sophomore ... Also competed on the football team for two years.
Personal: Majoring in sociology.
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