UC Davis adds four individual champs, women place second in team standings
UC Davis opens action at conference championships
Aggies compete at legendary Edwards Stadium
UC Davis fields student-athletes in hammer, steeple and 10K on first day of Mt. SAC
Aggie track & field splits up to home meet, Mt. SAC, Beach Invite
|3000S||9:02.31||San Francisco Distance Carnival||4/1/16|
|1500M||3:50.16||Sacramento State Mondo Mid Major Challenge||4/10 - 4/12/14|
|5000M||14:59.57||Sacramento State Mondo Mid Major Challenge||4/11 - 4/13/13|
2016: Continued solid performance over 1500m while transitioning to steeplechase... Lifetime best of 9:02.31 in 3k steeple from SF Distance Carnival was good for 7th all-time in school history... Finished 4th in the event at Big West Championships (9:13.89)... Won the 2k steeple at Aggie Open (6:04.72) in his first race over barriers... Doubled back with a PR of 1:57.47 over 800. Won 1500 at Causeway Classic in a season best of 3:50.50... Also placed 2nd at Chico State Distance Carnival (3:52.35).
2014: Had career-best mark in 1,500 of 3:50.16 while taking second at Sacramento State Mid-Major Challenge... Challenged that mark before finishing fifth at Big West Championships in 3:50.42... Won the event at the Aggie Open... Took third in the 3,000 in career-best time of 8:26.07 at Cal Opener and was four in same event at Causeway Classic Dual... Ran 5,000 at San Francisco State Distance Carnival.
2013: Ran in seven meets as a freshman including the Big West Championships... Won the 1,500 at Aggie Open in second week of the season and was later second in Woody Wilson Classic, also on his home track... Posted season-best mark of 3:54.11 in the 1,500 while finishing eighth in Big West final... Ran 14:59.57 in 5,000 at Sacramento State Mid-Major Challenge, finishing seventh... Opened collegiate career with 8:40.32 for 3,000 at Stanford Opener.
CROSS COUNTRY: Ran in five meets during junior campaign in 2014... Started the season with seventh-place showing at Aggie Open... Was 67th at Stanford Invitational and 31st at Big West Championships... Ran at NCAA West Regional as well... Competed in four races for the Aggies in 2013, posting a season-best third-place finish at the Aggie Open with a time of 18:28 over the 4K course... Crossed the line in an 8K season best of 24:42 to finish 33rd at the Inter-Regional Jamboree in Sacramento... Helped UC Davis to a third-place team finish at the Big West Conference Championships, finishing 26th overall in a time of 26:57.5... Also ran with the Aggies at the Pre-National Invitational in Terre Haute, Ind., completing the course in a time of 25:01.70... Raced in six meets as a freshman, including both Big West Conference and West Region championships... Finished fifth among Aggies, 28th overall at conference.
DEL CAMPO HS '12: Three-time CIF state cross country championships participant, placing 22nd and 42nd in his final two seasons... Won Sac-Joaquin Section Div. II title as a senior, a year after finishing second to El Camino's Chris Kigar (now of Cal)... Won CIF-SJS Masters crown and reached state track championships in 1,600 during each of last two years... Placed 10th in 2011 with a prep PR of 4:12.64, then took 14th as a senior... Hit two-mile best of 9:23.56 at UC Davis' own Woody Wilson Invitational.
PERSONAL: Born in Fair Oaks, Calif.... Majoring in managerial economics... Parents are Brent & Renee Rushing... Youngest of four brothers, all with a common first letter: Jeremy, Joel and Jesse... Proudest personal accomplishment was breaking the DCHS mile record.