2015 CROSS COUNTRY
Named to the Academic All-Big 12 Second Team ... ran in every meet for the Red Raiders during the cross country season ... opened with an 11th-place time at the Texas Tech Open in the four-mile at 21:14.82 ... followed it up with a fifth-place mark at the ACU Classic Invite 6K at 19:32.78 ... put up his best time in the 8K at the Bronco Invitational behind a time of 24:45.3 ... represented Texas Tech at the Big 12 Championships (26:12.8 - 8K) and the NCAA Mountain Regional (32:55.95 - 10K).
Competed in three different meets in three different events and was in the top six in each one ... opened in the 10000-meter run at the Texas Tech Open in second at 33:28.33 ... placed sixth in the 1500 meters at the West Texas A&M Twilight to a time of 4:21.21 ... placed fourth at the Red Raider Open in the 5000-meter run at 16:02.12.
Ran in three meets during the indoor season ... picked up two top 10 finishes, his first coming in the 3000 meters at the Texas Tech Open at 9:03.23 ... the other coming at the Masked Rider Open in the 5000-meter run at 15:58.07.
2014 CROSS COUNTRY
Suited up for all seven of Tech's major meets ... His best performance came at the Big 12 Championships, where he was the third Red Raider to cross the finish line, finishing the 8,00o-meter course in 25:48.8, in 51st place ... Placed 85th at the Mountain Region Championships, navigating the 10,000 meter course in 32:43.75.
Lettered three years at Lake Highlands High School...competed in the 5,000-meters, 3,200-meters and 1,600-meters...recorded a personal-best time of 16:32 in the 5,000-meters....recorded a personal-best time of 9:55 in the 3,200-meters....recorded a personal-best time of 4:39 in the 1,600-meters...2009 All-State selection...2008 honorable mention All-Conference ... Son of Getachew and Etabeba Gizaw...has two siblings...plans to major in pre-pharmacy.