Women enter as three-time defending champs while men look to continue conference climb
Aggie coach continues to put pieces in place to keep UC Davis at top of the Big West
Conference championship events come to Woody Wilson Track for the first time
Aggie women in fourth place at track and field invitational at Sacramento State; Men are in fifth
Landen finishes second in 800 B sections
2013:Hit 10.81 in 100 while taking third in Aggie Open for his best time of the season... Went wind-aided 10.89 at Sacramento State Hornet Invitational... Posted season-best mark of 6.83m (22-5) at Hornet Invitational... Member of 4x100 relay... Competed in five events, including Stanford Invitational.
2012: Sprinter and long jumper who competed in five meets including the Big West Championships... Had season-best mark in the 100 of 11.01 from the Aggie Open... Went 7.07m (23-2.5) at the same event for his best mark in that event... Won the 100 at Sacramento State Hornet Invitational in wind-aided 10.88 seconds... Took second in 200 at Sac State in 22.10... Ran on 4x100 relay.
2011: Competed in long jump nine times, hitting wind-aided 6.88m (22-7) at Cal-Nevada state meet... Best wind-legal mark was 6.73m (22-1) at Aggie Open... Placed 16th at Big West Conference (6.49m, 21-3.5).
TERRA LINDA HS '10: State meet qualifier as a senior, placing 15th in long jump (6.83m, 22-5.25)... Won North Coast Section Redwood Empire meet at 22-2, then placed 5th at Meet of Champions with 22-6 effort... Also won triple at area meet (42-3.75)... Long jump PR was 22-7.75.
PERSONAL: Born in Vallejo, Calif.... Majoring in viticulture & enology, having chosen UC Davis for its strength in this field... Parents are Latchezar Boyadjiev and Dana Passantino... Considers English his third language after Czech and Bulgarian.