UCSD Track & Field BIO
 David Guinasso

CCAA All-Academic ... Represented UCSD at CCAA Championships in the 400 with a time of 50.07 ... Was second leg of the 4x100 relay team at the CCAA Championships with a time of 41.82 ... Was third leg of the 4x100 team at the Triton Invitational with a time of 41.92 ... Was first leg of the winning 4x400 team at the Soka Peace Invitational with a time of 3:18.45 ... Ran the 400 at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational in 49.85.

UCSD National Student-Athlete Day honoree ... Represented UC San Diego at CCAA Championships in the 4x100 relay and 4x400 relay … Helped the tritons to a third place finish in the 4x400 relay, while running in the fastest time all season with a time of 3:19.16 … Also participated the 400 meter dash with an eleventh place finish … Ran a personal best time of 50.32 in the 400 meter dash at the Cal-Nevada Championships … Also ran a personal best in the 200 meter dash with a time of 22.54 at Soka Peace Invitational, which was also a second place finish … Came in second in the 400 as well at the Soka Peace Invitational.

CCAA All-Academic ... Ran four races in the 400-meter dash ... Earned both his highest finish and best time of the season in the 400 at the Soka Peace Invitational, where he finished in seventh place after crossing the finish with a time of 51.23 seconds ... Finished 11th overall in the 400 at the San Diego Collegiate Challenge with a time of 52.81 ... Had a 12th-place showing in the 400 at the Mangrum Invitational (51.73) ... Was 19th overall in the 400 at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational (51.45) ... Ran his only 200 of the season with a finishing time of 23.39 at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational, where he finished 47th overall ... Represented the second leg of the UCSD "B" team in the 4x400 relay, helping his team finish fourth with a time of 3:29.89 at the Mangrum Invitational ... Competed in opening leg of the 4x400 relay, aiding the UCSD "B" team to an eighth-place finish (3:25.38) at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational.

Took second in the 400 at the San Diego Collegiate Challenge (51.40) ... At the same event, he also helped the Tritons take the top spot in the 4x400 relay (3:26.00) ... Recorded a time of 51.2 in the 400 during the All-Cal Challenge, where he also competed in the 4x400 relay, finishing in fourth place with a final time of 3:26.84 ... Took on the 200 at the Point Loma Spring Break Open, where he finished with a time of 23.21 ... Also finished the 400 with a time of 50.96 at the Point Loma Spring Break Open ... Posted a time of 51.56 in the 400 during the Cal-Nevada Championships, where he also helped the 4x400 squad to a time of 3:25.83 ... Competed in the 400 (51.07) and 4x400 relay (3:22.51) at the Mangrum Invitational, where the 4x400 relay squad earned second place ... Took third place at the Soka Peace Invitational for his time of 50.92 in the 400 ... Placed 45th at the Triton Invitational for a time of 23.61 in the 200 ... Rounded out the top 30 in the 400 at the Triton Invitational (51.32) and assisted the 4x400 relay team in its eighth-place finish (3:24.63) ... During the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Track & Field Championships, finished the 400 in 14th place (52.27), the 4x100 relay in sixth (44.02) and the 4x400 relay in fourth (3:23.95).

A 2009 graduate of Marin Catholic High School in Kentfield ... Honored with the Marin Catholic Coaches Award ... Ran at the North Coast Section (NCS) Meet of Champions in Berkeley ... Recorded statistical bests of 11.4 in the 100, 23.15 in the 200 and 50.45 in his leg of the 4x400 relay while with the Wildcats ... Was a pingpong champion during his time at MCHS.

Born May 21, 1991 in Greenbrae ... Parents are Rennie and Donamay Guinasso, who are both graduates of the University of San Francisco ... Has a younger brother named Doug ... Uncle Vic played baseball for USF ... Is a general biology major and a psychology minor at Sixth College ... Hopes to work in the medical field after graduating from UCSD ... Mr. Marley is on his playlist ... Favorite movie is Space Jam ... Roots for the San Francisco Giants, Golden State Warriors and San Francisco 49ers ... Hobbies include playing basketball ... Watching Arvind Rao release a scintillating finish to a 4 by 4 victory at Mangrum invite and listening to coach Mick's stories are is his favorite UCSD moment ... Running the 4 by 4 with Keith Rose, Nate Ford, and Arvind Rao last year at conference is his most memorable track and field moment ... Would choose to eat sandwiches made by former teammate, Ka Wai Ng, for the rest of his life if given the chance ...  Rennie Guinasso is his greatest influence.

Position: Sprints
Year: Senior
City/State: San Rafael, CA
High School: Marin Catholic HS
College: Sixth
Major: General Biology
Experience: 2 Letters
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