Cross country runner earns first-team status for the 2017 season
UC Davis makes a return trip across the Causeway to Haggin Oaks for the NCAA regional championships
UC Davis men and women look to improve on third-place finishes at last year's meet
UC Davis hosts annual Aggie Open on Saturday to kick-off 2016 campaign
UC Davis has 89 honorees in fall, winter and spring combined
2014: Did not compete for the Aggies, but ran unattached in three meets: winning the Aggie Open (18:46), finishing 25th at the Stanford Invitational (24:22), and fifth at the Santa Clara Invitational (23:50.9).
2013: ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE... CAPITOL ONE ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA THIRD TEAM... CAPITOL ONE ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT VIII... Competed in five meets for the Aggies... One of three UC Davis runners in the top 10 at the Big West Championships, finishing eighth with a time of 25:42.9 en route to all-conference honors... Posted two more top-20 finishes, ending up second at the 6K Aggie Open (18:22) and 19th at the Inter-Regional Jamboree in a season-best 8K time of 24:09... Was the second UC Davis runner across the line at the NCAA West Regionals, finishing the 10K course in a time of 30:46 to finish 46th... Led the Aggies at the Pre-National Invitational in Terre Haute, Ind. -- site of the NCAA Championships -- covering the 8K course in a time of 24:13.97... Selected to the Big West Conference fall All-Academic Team.
2012: USTFCCCA ALL-WEST REGION... ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE... ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT VIII... BIG WEST MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY SCHOLAR-ATHLETE OF THE YEAR... Ran five times in his sophomore season and was the top Aggie finisher in each race... Finished sixth at the Big West Championships (8K) in a time of 24:23.3... Cross the finish line in 30:12 at the NCAA West Regionals (10K), good for 20th place... Won the season-opening Aggie Open (6K) and finished sixth overall at the Bronco Invitational (8K).
2011: Finished 49th in the Big West Championships (10/29) with a time of 25:44.9... Participated in the NCAA West Regionals (11/12) finishing fourth among UC Davis participants.
DAVIS HS '11: Concluded outstanding high school campaign with a 22nd-place finish at CIF State Cross Country Championship after claiming Sac-Joaquin Section title... Three-time All-Delta Valley Conference selection... Advanced to state meet as a junior in 2010, finishing 12th overall, and placed second at Sac-Joaquin Section meet... Davis HS won CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Div. I title all four years of his prep career and was fourth in 2009 at the state championship meet... Came in eighth at 2008 Sac-Joaquin Section meet... Set school records in the 1600 and 3200 as a senior, winning the CIF title in both events and placing third overall in the 3200 at the CIF state meet... Twice selected as an all-conference honoree... Helped lead Davis HS to CIF Sac-Joaquin Section team title in 2010 after second-place finishes in both 2008 and 2009.
PERSONAL: Parents are Lance and Kerry Halsted... Has two younger siblings, Tara and Torin... Hails from a long line of UC Davis graduates... Mother Kerry and aunts Kathy Guinn and Kristina Neill swam for UC Davis, winning several All-American accolades throughout the 1980s... Majoring in biomedical engineering.
SELECTED TOP TIMES
|8K||23:50.9||10/18/14||Santa Clara Invitational|
|10K||30:12||11/9/12||NCAA West Regional|