Dani Nafekh, Brynton Lemar and Alexis Brown receive top individual honors; student-athletes select recipients of six new awards
UC Davis has 89 honorees in fall, winter and spring combined
Aggie teams combine for quartet of season-best marks against tough competition
Ten UC Davis student-athletes make third appearance on Fall Academic All-Conference squads
Barr and Halsted each finish 27th to lead UC Davis cross country in Seattle
2014: Competed in six of the team's eight meets on the year, posting three top-20 finishes... Crossed the line in seventh at the Aggie Open with a 4K time of 14:56... Finished 13th at the Big West Conference Championships with a season-best 6K time of 21:25.6 to help the Aggies to the league title... Also finished 19th at the WCC Preview with a time of 21:56.8... Helped UC Davis finish second against a difficult Stanford Invitational field, crossing the line in a time of 22:07 to finish 42nd... Also posted a time of 22:15.5 at the NCAA West Regionals, helping the Aggies to an 11th place team finish, and a time of 22:44.6 at the NCAA Pre-Nationals in Indiana... Selected to the Big West All-Academic Team for the fall.
2013: Competed in four races for the Aggies as a freshman... Posted her best finish of the year at the Doc Adams Open on Nov. 9, crossing the line in 22:47 to finish 22nd... Her time of 22:46.5 at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational was her fastest 6K time of the season... Ran the 5K course at the Inter-Regional Jamboree in a season-best time of 18:22... Was the first Aggie to cross the line at the Stanford Invitational in a time of 23:36 to finish 89th.
CANYON HS '13: She was awarded as Athlete of the Year... Ran a 5k best of 18:15 at the Clovis Invitational... Finished 37th at the CIF State Championsips for Cross Country... Ran the 800 and 1600 in Track... Personal best in the 800 with a 2:15.44 at the CIF-SS Division 2 Prelims... Was 3rd in the 1600 with a 4:54.67 at the CIF-SS Division 2 Finals... Ran the 1600 in the CIF State Championships.
PERSONAL: One of three triplets... Her parents are Roberta and Ron Goins... Her siblings, Olivia and Austin, also attend UC Davis and compete for the Aggies... Still holds Canyon High School's 1600m school record... Enjoys playing soccer...Jackie Robinson is her sports hero... Chose to attend UC Davis because the campus is beautiful, loves the college-town atmosphere and academics... Her mom is her non-sports hero... Loves to bake... Would love to visit Bora Bora... "Don't let the little things stop you from achieving the big things," is her advice others.
SELECTED TOP TIMES
|6K||21:25.6||11/1/14||Big West Conference Championships|