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
UC Davis hosts its final event of the 2017 season prior to the NCAA West Regionals
Madden finished in first place in the 8K to help his team get fourth place, while Anderson places fifth in the 6K to help her team get fifth place
Ceja placed 24th overall, while Anderson placed in 54th
2017: Made appearances in four of the five regular season meets, as well as post-season appearances at both the Big West Conference Championships and the NCAA West Regionals… In his debut season, he set his 6K personal best at 19:03 at the Aggie Open, which was good for a seventh-place finish that dat… Set his 8K best at the Capitol Cross Challenge with a 25:28.8 time, while setting his personal-best 10K mark of 31:59.0 at NCAA West Regionals.
PLACER HS’17: Did cross country and track all four years… Added soccer into the mix going into his senior year… Got All-league in cross country every season… Was captain of the track team for the last two years… Was awarded the MVP award freshman and sophomore year for cross country, as well MVP sophomore, junior, and senior year for track… Contributed to four first place League Championships wins for cross country, as well as two first place League Championship wins for track.
PERSONAL: Born in Auburn, Calif… Majoring in Biomedical Engineering… Wants to pursue a career in medicine… Parents are Kim and Fred… Has a younger brother Ian (17)… His career sport highlight was getting fifth place in the 1600m run at the San Joaquin Section Masters in 2017… Says if he could witness any event in history it would be Michael Jordan making his famous buzzer beater shot.
SELECTED TOP TIMES
|8K||25:28.8||9/30/17||Capitol Cross Challenge|
|10K||31:59.0||11/10/17||NCAA West Regionals|