|Hometown:||Half Moon Bay, CA|
|High School:||Half Moon Bay HS|
2017-18 -- Track: Competed in his premier event, the 3,000m steeplechase, on three occasions, beginning with a season-best second-place performance of 9:13.42 at UC Santa Barbara’s Tri-Meet (also vs. UC Riverside) on March 10 ... added a time of 9:17.21 at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival on March 30 (good for 23rd), along with a third-place showing of 9:17.57 at UCLA’s Invitational April 14. Cross Country: While specializing more in track, made his intercollegiate scoring XC debut at UCSB’s Lagoon Open on Sept. 2, clocking an 8k of 27:43.9 (31st altogether) ... then clocked a 68th-place 8k of 24:44.2 at Oregon’s Invitational Sept. 29 ... again earned Big West Conference Commissioner’s Highest Honors academically.
2016-17 -- Track: Was only one spot away from making the all-conference team in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, taking fourth place at the Big West Championships at Cal State Fullerton on May 12 with a time of 9:20.48 ... also came in seventh place in the 5,000m at the conference finals, at 15:02.25 ... also finished third in the steeplechase (in 9:17.91) at the dual meet at home vs. UCSB on April 29, helping the Mustangs earn a 110-88 Blue-Green Rivalry win ... earned Big West All-Academic honors for the second consecutive year.
2015-16 -- Track: Finished in fifth place in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Big West Championships on May 13, just two spots back of clinching an all-conference plaque with a season-best time of 9:17.00 ... also ran the 5,000m at the conference championships at Long Beach State, coming in 22nd at 15:19.12 on May 14 ... other fastest times as a sophomore were 4:00.93 in the 1,500m (recorded at the Cal Poly ShareSLO Invitational on March 26) and 8:44.16 for the 3,000m (at the Big West Double Dual on March 12) ... also made the Big West All-Academic Team. Cross Country: Redshirted.
2014-15 -- Track: Finished as the runner-up in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the ShareSLO Invitational at home on March 28, with a time of 9:32.37 ... then lowered his PR to 9:13.29 at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival on April 3. Cross Country: Competing unattached at the Cal Poly Invitational on Oct. 18, posted an eighth-place time of 27:46 on Fairbanks Memorial Course in San Luis Obispo.
Prep -- At Half Moon Bay High School, finished 10th at the 2014 CIF State Cross Country Championships, with a 5k time of 15:58 ... had track PRs of 4:18.41 in the 1,600m (a school record) and 9:26.83 in the 3,200m ... as a senior, was named the San Mateo Daily Journal Cross Country Athlete of the Year and the Half Moon Bay Review High School Athlete of the Year ... also played basketball for the Cougars.
Personal -- Father John was also a collegiate student-athlete, playing soccer at Chico State ... has a brother, Jack ... majors in Kinesiology.