Competed in six meets for the Aggies, including the Big West Conference Championships and the NCAA West Regionals... Posted a collegiate-best 8K time at the Stanford Invitational, crossing the line with a time of 24:23.5... Finished 29th at the conference championships with a time of 25:25.80... Was the third Aggie across the line at the NCAA West Regionals with a 10K time of 33:04.8... Helped UC Davis to a second-place finish at the NCAA Pre-Nationals in Louisville, Ky., with a time of 25:04.3... Had a top-20 finish with a time of 24:42.4 at the UC Riverside Invitational to place 15th -- the second Aggie across the line... Opened the season with a third-place finish at the Aggie Open with a time of 18:39.2014:
Raced in five of the team's eight meets... Posted his best finish at the WCC Preview as the first Aggie across the line in 23rd place and a time of 25:18.0... Finished 44th at the Big West Conference Championships with a time of 25:37.2 and completed the 10K course at the NCAA West Regionals in a time of 31:47.6... Also competed at the Stanford Invitational (25:24) and NCAA Pre-Nationals (26:30.5)... Named to the Big West All-Academic Team for the fall.
2013: Competed in three meets as a sophomore... Posted his best finish of the season at the Doc Adams Open on Nov. 9, finishing 40th with a time of 26:06... Had his best 8K time of the season at the Inter-Regional Jamboree in Sacramento on Oct. 4, crossing the line with a time of 25:53 to finish 95th... Also had a time of 26:14.03 at the Pre-National Invitational in Terre Haute, Ind.
2012: Ran in five races in his first season with the team...Was the third Aggie to cross the finish line and 22nd runner overall at the Big West Championships (8K) in a time of 25:21.4...Finished a season-best 20th in his first collegiate meet, the Aggie Open (6K), in a time of 19:13.3...Checked in at 123rd overall at the NCAA West Regional (10K) in a time of 32:02...Also ran in the Stanford Invite (8K) and the Bronco Invitational (8K).
BREA OLINDA HS '12: Two-time All-Century League and All-CIF Div. III selection as a junior and a senior... Helped team to three consecutive conference titles as well as Brea Olinda's first-ever CIF-Southern Section championship in 2010, finishing seventh overall... Advanced to CIF state championship in both 2010 and 2011, finishing ninth and 15th, respectively... Hit a personal-best mark of 4:17 in the 1600m to place fifth at the Orange County Championships... Turned in a time of 1:54 in the 800-meter race at the CIF-Southern Section finals to finish third... Selected as Brea Olinda HS Scholar-Athlete of the Year and graduated as class salutatorian.
PERSONAL: Parents are Thomas Nguyen and Elizabeth Le... Has one brother Justin who attends UCSD and a younger sister, Kaylee... Majoring in mechanical engineering... Enjoys singing and playing guitar which he says not many people know about him... Hopes to someday run a marathon.
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