UC Davis men and women look to improve on third-place finishes at last year's meet
UC Davis women look to defend their title, while the men look to improve on a sixth-place finish in 2014
UC Davis goes in search of second conference crowns on both sides
UC Davis hosts season opener at Putah Creek Reserve Course
Aggies earn distinctions for outstanding achievements in the classroom
2012: Ran in five races, coming in second on the team three times... Finished second on the team and fourth overall at the season-opening Aggie Open (6K) in a time of 18:22.5... Placed 11th overall and second among Aggies at the Bronco Inviational (8K) in 24:18.9... Came across 46th overall and second on the team with a time of 25:24 at the Stanford Invite (8K)... Also finished 40th at the Big West Championships (8K) and 136th at the NCAA West Regional (10K).
2011: Participated in six races including NCAA West Regional (11/12) and Big West Championship (10/29) where he clocked in at 34:09 and 26:14, respectively... Finished in top 10 at Aggie Open with a time of 19:00... Finished 50th overall at Hornet Jamboree (9/10) at 21:15... Placed sixth among UC Davis runners at Stanford Invite (9/24) with time of 25:30.
2010: Competed in five meets, including Big West Championship where he finished 55th overall in a time of 26:35.1... Placed 17th in season-opening Hornet Jamboree with a time of 21:02 (9/11)... Turned in a time of 26:10 at Stanford Invitational (9/25)... No. 4 finisher at Bronco Invitational, clocking in at 24:51.7 (10/16)... Clocked in at 34:00.76 at NCAA West Regionals (11/13).
DAVIS HS '10: Placed 19th overall at 2009 CIF state cross country championship, helping Blue Devils finish 4th in team standings... Previously took 5th at Sac-Joaquin Section meet, 6th at subsections, 3rd at Delta Valley Conference championship... Advanced to state track championship in 3,200, placing 18th (9:18.79)... Placed 2nd at sections (9:31.16), 3rd at CIF-SJS Masters (9:13.51) to earn state berth... Also took 5th in 1,600 (4:24.52) at section Div. I meet as a senior.
PERSONAL: Born in Woodland, Calif.... History major... Parents are Devin Hough and Caryn Holmes... Proudest personal accomplishment was qualifying for CIF state meet in 3,200 meters... Played inline hockey for about 10 years before becoming a cross country runner.