UC Davis takes on competition before taking break for final exams
CROSS COUNTRY: 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 1:55.10) 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 mechanical engineering... Parents are Thomas Nguyen and Elizabeth Le... Career highlight was Brea Olinda's team championship in 2010.