Kheva Mann
Kheva Mann
Height: 5-11
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Sebastopol, CA
High School: Sonoma Academy HS
Events: Distance
Experience: HS

2018-19 -- Cross Country: While redshirting his first fall on campus, academically earned Big West Conference Commissioner’s Honors.

Prep -- As a senior for Sonoma Academy High School, came in fifth place in the 800 meters at the North Coast Section Meet of Champions, with a PR of 1:55.10 ... for the 1,600m, earned fourth at the 2018 Dublin Distance Fiesta via a career-best performance of 4:22.37 ... during cross country season with the Coyotes, posted a 5k of 16:29.2 at the 2017 CIF Division 5 State Championship, good for 18th ... in high school, was coached by Cal Poly Hall of Fame inductee and fellow Santa Rosa native Danny Aldridge, a back-to-back All-American at the Division I level for the Mustangs in 1978 and 1979 (along with the school record-holder for the 1,500m, as he ran 3:40.67 at the NCAA Championships at Oregon) ... started high school career as a freshman sprinter before transitioning to longer distance ... helped lead Sonoma Academy to three consecutive Coastal Mountain Conference titles ... also played soccer (as a midfielder) and basketball (at shooting guard) ... selected as one of seven 2017-18 Santa Rosa Press Democrat Area Athletes of the Year, in addition to garnering All-Empire accolades ... was an honors student, in addition to participating in student government, volunteering and working.

Personal -- Majors in General Engineering ... also visited UC Santa Barbara, UC San Diego, UC Davis and Santa Clara; chose Cal Poly because he “loved the location, my sister goes here so I know it well, and Cal Poly has a great engineering program.”