Jorge Murillo
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Salinas, Calif.

High School:
Alisal HS '02

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 126

Event:
Distance

Major:
Economics

2006: Enjoyed runner-up finish in 10,000 (32:24.58) at Div. I Independent Championships... Also was 9th in 5,000 (16:07.97)... Had hit season-best 10K time of 30:52.01 at Oregon three weeks earlier... Best 5K was 15:16.37 at Cal-Nevada State Championships... Placed 2nd in 3,000 during Causeway Dual with PR of 8:42.16.

2005: Appeared only in Aggie Open, finishing 5,000 in 15:44.92.

2004: Competed in 5K and 10K as a redshirt freshman... Ran season-best 5K of 14:56.10 at Woody Wilson Classic... Posted 30:40.24 in 10K at Oregon Twilight, narrowly missing school's top-10 list.

2003: Redshirted.

UC DAVIS CROSS COUNTRY: Earned third straight All-Div. I Independent honors in 2006, placing 6th overall... Also took 6th as a junior after posting runner-up finish in 2004... Was team's No. 2 runner in four meets as a senior, including top-10 finishes at Aggie Open (8th), Willamette (7th) and Santa Clara (8th)... Had three top-10 placings as a junior: Aggie Open, Santa Clara and D-I Independent meet... Opened sophomore season (2004) by winning Aggie Open and earning D-I Independent Athlete of the Week distinction... Ran in five meets in 2003, including Pacific USATF Championships... Was team's top finisher in open 8K at Stanford, placing 6th.

ALISAL HS '02: Selected as Outstanding Athlete twice each in cross country and track & field... Won Central Coast Section cross country title as a senior, helping team to second-place finish... Took 7th in Monterey Bay League, 13th in the CCS as a junior.

PERSONAL: Born in San Benito, Texas... Economics major... Parents are Baldomero & Esperanza Murillo... Would like to have every meet be muddy and rainy, yet warm... Also would do away with morning practices.