Aggie squads in action at two meets on Saturday
UC Davis newcomers place well at Sacramento State's Hornet Jamboree
AS A FRESHMAN (2012): Ran in two races for the Aggies in his rookie season...Finished a season-best 32nd at the Aggie Open (6K) in a time of 19:55.2...Also competed in the Hornet Jamboree, finishing the four mile course in 21:25.0, good for 45th place.
MT. CARMEL HS '12: Competed at CIF state cross country championships in each of final two seasons... Competed more in middle distances in track season, placing 6th in 800 (1:57.46) at San Diego Section finals... Hit PR of 1:57.30 during prelim... Also qualified for CIF-SDS meet as a junior in that event... Helped both teams win Valley League titles as a sophomore... Earned San Diego Union-TribuneScholar-Athlete distinction.
PERSONAL: Born in San Diego, Calif.... Parents are Brad & Kemmie Barnes... Older brother, Tyler (20), attends Univ. of San Diego... Career highlight was placing 6th in section 800 final after coming back from injury... An event in history he wishes he could have seen: a Led Zeppelin concert.