UC Davis men win 105-87 while women edge Hornets 97-95 by winning final event
Aggie teams combine for quartet of season-best marks against tough competition
Aggies perform well at home-opener
UC Davis women win quadrangular while men take third in their meet
UC Davis returns two individual Big West champions as it lines up for another strong season
|1500M||3:50.16||Sacramento State Mondo Mid Major Challenge||04/10-04/12/14|
|5000M||14:59.57||Sacramento State Mondo Mid Major Challenge||04/11-04/13/13|
2014: Had career-best mark in 1,500 of 3:40.16 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 wasfour 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.