Cameron Botten
Cameron Botten
Height: 6-0
Year: RFr.
Hometown: Simi Valley, CA
High School: Royal HS
Experience: RS

2017-18 -- Track: Redshirted. Cross Country: While redshirting, competed on an unattached-scoring basis at the UC Santa Barbara Lagoon Open on Sept. 2, placing 30th overall with an 8k performance of 27:27.90.

Prep -- As a senior at Royal High School in Simi Valley, finished second at the 2016 Ventura County Cross Country Championships with a 5k time of 16 minutes, 3.2 seconds ... also added a 3-mile finish of 14:54 at the Woodbridge Invitational, taking fourth place ... in track season, finished seventh in the 3,200 meters at the 2017 Southern Section Division 3 Finals with a performance of 9:16.21 ... top 1,600m time was 4:23.52 (earning 18th at the 2016 D2 Championships) ... was a four-time Coastal Canyon League champion, as well as a two-time county meet runner-up ... earned the Highlanders’ Scholar-Athlete Award.

Personal -- Born on April 1, 1999 ... also visited UCSB, Chico State and San Francisco State; chose Cal Poly because of the “beautiful campus, super-nice students, the learn-by-doing motto and the amazing distance program” ... majors in Kinesiology and aspires to work in physical therapy or as a chiropractor.