Amar Dholakia
Amar  Dholakia


Placentia, Calif.

High School:
Esperanza '12

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 119


Biological Sciences


Record 61 Aggies earn Big West All-Academic

UC Davis has 89 honorees in fall, winter and spring combined


UC Davis places 63 on Big West Academic squads

Conference announces winter and spring teams


Women return to Big West Championship podium; Men 4th

Aggie women win title for fourth time in the past five years


UC Davis opens weekend with Mt. SAC Relays

Aggie teams combine for quartet of season-best marks against tough competition


UC Davis captures 11 events on home track at Aggie Open

Aggies perform well at home-opener

Career Bests:

Event Mark Meet Date
 3000M  8:31.84  Causeway Classic Dual  5/1/15
 5000M  14:44.72  Brutus Hamilton Challenge  4/24/15
 10,000M  30:02.83  San Francisco State Distance Carnival  4/1/16

2015: Received All-Big West honors after finishing sixth in 10,000 at Big West Championship... Set career-bests in 3,000 (8:31.84) and 5,000 (14:44.72)... Was third in 3K at Causeway Dual... Also competed in 5k at conference meet... Placed third in 3K at Cal Opener and in 5K at Aggie Open.

Raced five times, posting career-best marks in 3,000 (8:31.84), 5,000 (14:44.72) and 10,000 (30:28.34)... Was third in 3K at both Cal Opener and Causeway Dual.

2013: Competed in seven meets, including the Big West Championships... Had season-best mark of 3:58.08 in the 1,500 at Sac State Mid-Major Challenge... Also ran 5,000 three times... Was second in 3K at Causeway Dual and was third in 5K at Aggie Open.

CROSS COUNTRY: Raced in six meets during 2015 season, including Big West Championship (16th) and NCAA West Regional (34th)... Placed a season-best fifth at season-opening Aggie Open... Competed in five meets for the Aggies in 2014, posting a pair of top-20 finishes... Crossed the line in 19:10 in the season-opening Aggie Open to finish 11th while ending up 17th at the Big West Conference Championships in a time of 26:30.8... Posted his best 8K time of the season at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational, finishing 60th with a time of 24:52... One of six Aggies to run at the NCAA West Regionals, crossing the line in a time of 32:14 (119th)... Selected to the Big West Conference fall All-Academic Team. Raced five times as a freshman, including Big West Conference Championship and NCAA West Regional... Crossed as team's No. 3 scorer at region meet (108th overall).

ESPERANZA HS '12: All-Southern Section performer and Century League champion in both track & field and cross country... Finished 5th in 3,200 (PR 9:18.73) at section championship as a senior, cutting 14 seconds from his winning time at Century League meet... Three-time CIF state finalist in cross country, placing 17th in final season as an individual qualifier... Took 9th at CIF-SS Divisional finals the week before states in 2011.

PERSONAL: Born in La Palma, Calif.... Majoring in biological sciences, with plans of becoming a doctor... Parents are Manoj & Ahuti Dholakia... Little-known fact: he played baseball for 13 years, even competing in Hawaii with a travel team... Note to announcers: name is pronounced "ah-MAHR doh-LAH-kee-ah."