AS A JUNIOR IN 2012
CCAA All-Academic ... Participated in three races ... Contributed best team finish as a displacer at the highly-competitive adidas/UC Irvine Invitational, recording a respectable 34th-place result and a time of 26:25.5 ... Closed season with a time of 27:52.8 at the 20th Annual Triton Invitational, which was good enough for 52nd place overall ... Nabbed a ninth-place effort at the UCSD Opener to begin the season (22:24.5).
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011
CCAA All-Academic ... Competed in four races in his second year of competition ... Was UCSD's fourth finisher and seventh overall in the UCSD Opener (22:14.9) ... Gave a respectable 26th-place performance in the Asics/UCI Invitational (25:59) ... Finished 69th in Runners Soul Erik Anderson Invitational (26:22.327) ... Concluded the season at CCAA Championships, clocking in at 27:38 to finish 36th.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010
Ran in five events in his first season with the Tritons ... Finished seventh overall in UCSD's season opener with a time of 22:52.2 on the four-mile course ... Best finish of the year came at the SDSU Aztec Invitational when he clocked in at 28:05.8 in the open run to finish in second place overall ... Finished eighth at the Bronco Preview Meet with a time of 26:20.2.
A 2009 graduate of Oakland High School in Oakland, where he competed in both cross country and track and field ... Owns a personal best of 16:38 in the 5K ... On the track he set personal records of 2:06 in the 800, 4:36 in the 1600, and 10:02 in the 3200.
Born Feb. 6, 1991 in San Francisco ... Parents are Dat Hang Lok and Barbara Khalil ... Has an older sister named Lauren ... Is a structural engineering major at Sixth College ... His future goals include getting a job as an engineer and treating his friends and family to a three-week vacation ... Roots for the Oakland A's and Raiders ... Fantastic Mr. Fox is his favorite movie ... Listens to Eminem ... His parents and his high school coach, Dave Ponas, are some of his greatest influences ... Hobbies include philosophy, health, eating, cooking and grocery shopping ... His favorite sporting memory was his first day running after having lung surgery.