Cody Nguyen
Cody  Nguyen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Yorba Linda, Calif.

High School:
Brea Olinda '12

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 120

Event:
Middle Distances

Major:
Electrical Engineering


03/11/2017

UC Davis wins 15 events in home opener

Senior Rianna Goins hits No. 5 all-time 400-meter mark

06/30/2016

Record 61 Aggies earn Big West All-Academic

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

06/30/2016

UC Davis places 63 on Big West Academic squads

Conference announces winter and spring teams

05/14/2016

Women return to Big West Championship podium; Men 4th

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

05/07/2016

UC Davis multi-eventers score early Big West points

Aggies score in both the heptathlon and decathlon ahead of next week's full Big West Track and Field Championships

Career Bests:

Event Mark Meet Date
800M 1:50.36 Causeway Classic Dual 5/1/15
1500M 3:53.94 Causeway Classic Dual 4/29/16


2016:
Earned All-Big West honorable mention in the 800 placing fourth (1:51.35)... Anchored the 4x400 relay team to a fourth-place finish... Posted a season-best time at Stanford Invitational (1:50.50)... Broke the 1:52 mark at six different meets... Won the 800 at Causeway Classic for the second consecutive year (1:53.94)... Also placed fourth in the 1500 in a lifetime best (3:53.94).

2015:
Finished sixth in the 800 at the Big West Championships (1:51.70)... Ran a two-second lifetime best at Causeway Classic to win the meet and catapult into the school's record books... Time of 1:50.36 broke the meet record and placed him No. 5 all-time at UC Davis... Won his heat at the Brutus Hamilton Challenge in 1:52.10, a PR at the time... Posted season-best in the 1500 at Bryan Clay Invitational (3:54.40).

2014:
Saw action in seven meets, posting season-best time in 800 of 1:52.50 at Big West Championship prelims... Crossed 1,500 finish line in 3:59.72 at Brutus Hamilton Open for his best time in that race.

2013: Middle distance runner who saw action in both 800 and 1,500... Had season-best time of 1:53.62 in the 800 while finishing fifth at the Big West Championships... Went 3:55.90 to take fifth at the Causeway Dual for his season-best in that event... Competed in seven meets altogether.

CROSS COUNTRY
: Top-100 finisher at NCAA West Regionals... Finished as the top Aggie at the 2015 Stanford Invitational, running a lifetime best of 24:23... Placed top-15 at UCR Invitational running 24:42... Ran in five meets during his junior season in 2014, including Big West Championships and NCAA West Regionals... Posted top-100 finish at tough ISU Pre-Nationals... Was 23rd at WCC Preview... Competed in three meets as a sophomore... Had his best 8K time of the season at the Inter-Regional Jamboree in Sacramento on Oct. 4, crossing the line with a time of 25:53 to finish 95th... Also had a time of 26:14.03 at the Pre-National Invitational in Terre Haute, Ind. Competed five times as a freshman, including both Big West and West Region championships... Placed 22nd at conference, third among Aggie scorers.

BREA OLINDA HS '12: Coached by Aggie alumnus Jeremy Mattern... Two-time CIF state championships qualifier in cross country, placing 9th and 15th in junior and senior seasons, respectively... Helped Wildcats to team Division III title in 2010, a program first... Finished 3rd in 800 (prep PR of 1:54.10) among Div. III competitors at 2012 Southern Section Championships... Also qualified for sections in 3,200 and 4x400 relay... Improved from 14th in 800, 8th in mile as a junior... BOHS Scholar-Athlete of the Year and salutatorian.

PERSONAL: Born in Anaheim Hills, Calif.... Majoring in electrical engineering... Parents are Thomas Nguyen and Elizabeth Le... Career highlight was Brea Olinda's team championship in 2010.