2013 U.S. JUNIOR 800-METER CHAMPION 2013 BIG 12 CHAMPION - OUTDOOR 800M 2013 BIG 12 CHAMPION - INDOOR 800M
U.S. Junior 800-meter Champion...finished first overall at the U.S. Junior Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa...crossed the finish line with a career-best 1:49.55...Big 12 800-meter Champion...first Red Raider and first Big 12 athlete since 2008 to sweep conference championships in both the indoor and outdoor 800-meter run in the same season...advanced to the NCAA West Preliminaries...clocked a career-best 1:50.03 in the finals of the Big 12 Championships...also competed in the 1,500-meter run...recorded a season-best 3:50.35 in the 1,500-meter run to finish 39th at the Mt. SAC Relays.
Big 12 800-meter Champion...first Texas Tech athlete to win the event at the Big 12 Indoor Championships...first freshman since 2004 to win the Big 12 Indoor 800-meter run...won the conference title with a time of 1:52.29...advanced out of the preliminaries with a season-best 1:52.02...also competed in the 1,000-meter run, mile run and as a leg on the distance medley relay team...helped the DMR to finish third at the Big 12 Championships...clocked a season-best 4:13.02 to finish 22nd at the Meyo Invitational in the mile run.
2012 CROSS COUNTRY
Competed in five meets during the season...finished sixth overall at the Texas Tech Open (9/14) in the 8,000-meter race with a time of 26:06.94...competed at the Mountain Regional Championships finishing 77th overall in the 10,000-meter race with a time of 32:30.4...finished 49th overall at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 25:38.8 in the 8,000-meter race.
JOHN A ROWLAND HIGH SCHOOL
Lettered four years in track and field...competed in the 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1,000m, 4x400 relay, 4x100 relay and the long jump...personal best of 48.00 in the 400-meter dash...personal best of 1:51 in the 800-meter run...personal-best of 4:11 in the 1,000 meter run...personal best of 22.00 in the 200-meter dash...CIF Champion in the 1,6000-meter run..named league MVP and first-team All-League...state qualifier and League Champion in the 800m, 1,600m and the 4x400 relay...two time first team All-League selection and two-time league MVP in cross country...also competed in soccer.
Born in Garden Grove, Calif...has four siblings...strong student who appeared on the honor roll in from 2010-2012...plans to major in Exercise and Sports Sciences.