Long Beach State's annual fundraising gala, Jewels of the Night, will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year. Jewels of the Night is the marquee event for generating revenue to support the more than 300 Long Beach State student-athletes in their quest to realize both their academic and athletic ambitions.
Long Beach State offers 19 Division I sports on California's second-largest campus. Located in one of Southern California's best coastal cities, LBSU brings marquee facilities, coaches and administration to exceed the needs of more than 300 student-athletes. Click here
With one of just three Pyramids in the United States, a baseball stadium that has been home to MLB greats such as Troy Tulowitzki, Evan Longoria and Jered Weaver and a marquee tennis complex, Long Beach State Athletics offers some of the finest competitive facilities in California. Click here
49ers looking to build off strong showing in last weekend's season opener
2013: Ran in two events for the 49ers ... Posted a time of 19:22 (136th) at the NCAA Inter-Regional Jamboree 5K in Sacramento ... Posted a 19:02.2 (44th) at the Highlander Invitational 5K in Riverside.
2012: Ran in two events Established personal best in the 800m at the 2012 Steve Scott Invitational running 2:14.93 ... Personal best in the 1-mile at the 2012 MPSF Indoor Track & Field Championships with a time of 5:00.48 ... Ran a personal best in the 1500m at the 2012 Big West Track & Field Championships with a time of 4:33.92 ... Established a personal best 5K time of 17:50.70 at the 2011 Santa Clara Bronco Invitational.
2011: Finished 19th at the Big West Championships with a 6K lifetime-best 21:20.3 ... Was 107th overall at the NCAA West Regional (22:17) ... Also competed in the 6K at the Fullerton Opener and Roy Griak Invitational ... Ran a season-best 17:50.7 in the 5K at the Bronco Invitational.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterwinner in cross country at Fountain Valley High School ... Garnered All-Sunset League recognition in each season ... Also won four letters in track and field ... Two-time all-league performer ... Earned All-Orange County honors in the 1600m as a senior ... Ran the second-fastest time in school history at 4:56 ... Added lifetime-bests of 2:18 in the 800m and 11:32 in the 3200m.
PERSONAL: Competed on the 49er track & field team in 2012 ... Advanced to the Big West finals in the 1500m ... Also qualified for the 2012 USA Junior Track & Field Championships in June ... Majoring in pre-communication studies.