Jonathan Sees
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Newark, Calif.

High School:
Newark Memorial HS '06

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 150

Major:
Economics

2009: Finished 12th at the Big West Championships, recording a time of 24:33.6, in his first season on the cross country team... Competed at the NCAA Regionals and placed 47th overall... Recorded a time of 20:12 at the Hornet Jamboree to place eighth... Also competed at the Stanford Invitational and the NCAA Pre-Nationals.

TRACK AND FIELD:Has competed in the middle distance events... Finished sixth in the 800m finals at the 2009 Big West Championships... Also placed fourth in the 1,500m finals... As a junior, had the seven fastest times in the 800 free, including a 1:51.82 mark to finish fourth at the Big West Championships.

NEWARK MEMORIAL HS '06: Three-sport star, lettering two years each in track & field, football and soccer... Qualified for CIF state track championships in mile (22nd)... Finished 2nd at North Coast Section Meet of Champions in mile, shaving seven seconds from prelim time to 4:16.32... Won Mission Valley Athletic League and Bay Shore Area meets in 2006... Set school mile record at 4:14.04... Placed 4th at CIF-NCS Championships as a junior (4:22.74) to earn first trip to state meet... Earned All-MVAL honorable mention in soccer as a defender... Led football team in receptions.

PERSONAL: Born in Del Rio, Texas... Majoring in mechanical engineering... Parents are Robert and Rebecca Sees... Claims two career highlights: an NCS playoff game against San Ramon Valley in his junior year, and winning his first-ever mile then capturing back-to-back MVAL titles... Best advice he's ever received: "You should do distance."