Kirkegaard earns all-conference honors, finishing 10th to pace the Aggie women
UC Davis men and women look to improve on third-place finishes at last year's meet
Leung leads the way at Pre-Nationals, while Ceja posts his third top-10 finish of the season
UC Davis women get a sneek peek at this year's NCAA Championships course, while the men head to the Bay Arena for the Bronco Invitational
Kirkegaard eighth, Ceja 12th to lead the Aggies for the second straight race
2015: Competed in four meets for the Aggies, including helping his team to finish third at the Big West Conference Championships... Posted a collegiate-best 8K time of 24:51.5 at the Stanford Invitational to help UC Davis finish fifth as a team and had his best finish at the UC Riverside Invitational, crossing in a time of 24:59.0 to finish 30th... Opened the year with a seventh-place finish at the Aggie Open with a 6K time of 19:02... Finished 47th at the conference championships with a time of 26:22.60.
2014: Ran in five of the team's eight meets on the year, including representing UC Davis at both the Big West Conference and NCAA West Regional Championships... Posted a pair of top-20 finishes to start the year: crossing the line in 10th with a time of 19:33 at the Aggie Open and finishing 15th two weeks later at the WCC Preview in Sunnyvale, Calif., with a season-best 8K time of 25:00... Finished 45th at the Big West Championships to help the Aggies to a sixth-place team finish, crossing in a time of 25:38.9... Was the second UC Davis runner across the line at the NCAA West Regional in Stanford, finishing the 10K course in a time of 31:16.5... Also ran a 26:43.6 at the NCAA Pre-Nationals in Indiana on Oct. 18.
2013: Redshirted the season.
CANYON HS '13: Earned four letters as a member of Canyon's Track and Field and Cross Country teams... Received all-league, all-county, all-CIF and all-state cross country recognition in 2012... The following year, he was named track and all-sports athlete of the year by the Century League... Still possesses Canyon High's and the Century League's mile record... Collected Orange County first team accolades for cross country and track in 2012 and 2013 respectively... Finished as a runner-up in the Division II Cross Country CIF Finals and fourth place in the State Championships in 2012... Ended his senior track and field season as the mile and two mile Century League individual champion, Orange County two mile champion, and posted an 11th place finish in the state's meet... Held a personal best in the 5k with 15:17 at the CIF State Championships... Personal best in the 800 meters was 1:55.93... Personal best in the 1600 was 4:12... Personal best in the 3200 was 9:20.
PERSONAL:Parents are Roberta and Ron Goins... Siblings Olivia and Rianna also attend UC Davis and run for the Aggies... Also has a younger brother, Trevor... Part of the first set of triplets to compete for the Aggies at the same time... Enjoys watching movies... During all 4 years of balancing sports and academics, he received scholar-athlete recognition for possessing a 3.5 GPA or higher.
SELECTED TOP TIMES
|8K||24:41.2||10/1/16||Capital Cross Challenge|
|10K||31:16.5||11/14/14||NCAA West Regionals|