2011-12 Stanford Men's & Women's Cross Country NCAA West Regionals
At Stanford: An All-America on the track, a Rhodes Scholar finalist, and a consistent contributor in cross country, running in four conference championship meets, four NCAA regionals, and three NCAA championships ... best 10,000-meter track time of 28:49.15 placed him at No. 37 on the 2012 U.S. performance list.
2012 Season (RS Senior): Had an unusual final meet of his collegiate career, at the NCAA Championships in Louisville, Ky. ... was a Rhodes Scholar finalist with interviews on Nov. 16-17 in Seattle, the latter on the same day as the NCAA Championships across the country ... flew to Louisville after the Friday interviews, raced, and then flew back for the Saturday afternoon interviews ... placed 140th at the NCAA's, running 31:03.3 for 10K as Stanford's No. 5 ... a USTFCCCA All-West Region selection after placing 16th at the NCAA West Regionals in Seattle (10K, 30:04) as the No. 6 runner for the first-place Cardinal ... placed 20th at the Pac-12 Championships in Santa Clarita, Calif., in 24:10 (8K) as team's No. 4 ... top collegiate finish was third at the season-opening USF Invitational at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park (8K, 24:45.8) ... was fourth at the Stanford Invitational (8K, 24:13) and 23rd at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (8K, 23:46) as first-place team's No. 3 runner ... Pac-12 All-Academic first team selection.
2011 Season (RS Junior): Top finish was eighth place at the Bronco Invitational, covering the 8K course in 24:03.9 ... placed 32nd at the Pac-12 Championships in 24:18 ... finished 40th at the NCAA West Regionals in 30:20.
2010 Season (RS Sophomore): Placed ninth at the Pac-10 Championships with an 8K time of 23:48 to help Stanford to the team title ... competed at the NCAA Championships, finishing with a 10K time of 33:29 ... best 10K of the season came at the NCAA West Regional meet with a time of 30:37 to place 22nd ... placed ninth at Pre-Nationals with an 8K time of 24:02 ... placed 14th at the Stanford Invitational in 24:05.
2009 Season (RS Freshman): Finished as Stanford's fourth runner at the NCAA Championships, placing 117th with a 10K time of 31:05.3 ... earned all-region honors after placing 13th at the NCAA West Regional meet, covering 10K in 31:02.45 ... 11th-place finisher at the Pac-10 Championships with an 8K time of 23:27.76 ... completed the sweep for the Cardinal at the Stanford Invitational with his fifth-place finish ... placed 43rd with a time of 24:31.3 at the NCAA Pre-National meet ... opened the season by placing fifth at the Nevada Twilight Invitational.
2008 Season (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: A 2007 FootLocker national finalist ... the Gatorade Washington State Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year ... 2007 Washington state champion and the winner of the Washington vs. Oregon Border Clash in cross country ... finished fifth at the FootLocker West Regional to qualify for the FootLocker National Championships ... 2008 Washington 4A state champion in the 1,600 and 3,200 meters ... 2008 Gatorade Washington State Boys Track Athlete of the Year ... in 2007, won the prestigious Golden West Invitational ... had a mile best of 4:13.20 ... high school personal best for 3,200 meters was 9:02.68.
Personal: Majored in political science ... parents are John and Alison ... mother, Alison, competed in the first U.S. Olympic women's marathon trials in 1984 ... a two-time NCAA Elite 89 winner ... a USTFCCCA Academic All-American in track and field in 2010, 2011 and 2012 ... first team Pac-10 All-Academic for cross country in 2009 and 2012, and track and field in 2010 ... MPSF All-Academic selection in 2010 during the indoor season ... Rhodes Scholar finalist.