Cross country runner earns first-team status for the 2017 season
Madden and Anderson were the first runners on their respective squads to cross the line for the Aggies
The UC Davis men's and women's squads travel to Washington to race for a chance to qualify to the NCAA Championships
The Big West Conference unveiled the cross country major awards on Thursday, Nov. 2
UC Davis hosts its final event of the 2017 season prior to the NCAA West Regionals
2017: 2018 ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA FIRST TEAM... 2018 ALL-BIG WEST ACADEMIC… Was the Aggie runner-up in three of the six total meets he competed in… Started off the season with a third-place finish in the Aggie Open’s 6K with an 18:51 time, just four seconds short of his personal-best time… Aside from the Aggie Open, he placed within the top 25 in two other meets: a 21st-place finish at the Capitol Cross Challenge’s 8K, and a 25th-place finish at the UC Riverside Invite’s 8K… At the Big West Conference Championships, he finished in 50th with a time of 26:24.7 before concluding his season at the NCAA West Regionals with a 10K time of 32:40.8.2016: BIG WEST CONFERENCE ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM... Competed in six of the team's seven meets in his first season with the Aggies... Made his UC Davis debut with a seventh-place finish at the Aggie Open, covering the 6K course in a time of 18:47... Was the third Aggie across the line at the Big West Conference Championships, finishing 39th with a time of 26:44... Was also the third UC Davis runner across at the NCAA West Regionals, covering the 10K course in a time of 32:16.3... Posted a season-best 8K time of 24:36.0 at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitaitonal, finishing 34th overall.
WOODCREEK HS '13
All-Sierra Foothill League honoree thanks to his sixth-place finish at the league championships, and finished fourth at the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section championships, earning him all-section honors as a senior… Ran a personal 5K best of 15:32 in his final prep season.
Parents are Steve and Christi… Has a brother, Andrew, who attends Cal Poly… His second cousin is UC Davis quarterback C.J. Spencer.
SELECTED TOP TIMES
|8K||24:36.0||10/15/16||Santa Clara Bronco Invitational|
|10K||32:16.3||11/11/16||NCAA West Regional|