AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011: Entered four races for the Tritons in 2011 ... Placed 11th overall in 67th Annual SDSU Aztec Invitational and second among Tritons (27:21.2) ... Began season with 18th-place showing at UC San Diego Opener (23:16.9)... Was 67th overall in the Asics/UC Irvine Invitational (27:06.9) ... Finished first collegiate season at Triton Classic Invitational (35:54.8, 38th).
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2011 graduate of Tesoro High School in Las Flores ... Competed in both cross country and track and field for the Titans ... Was an All-Sea View League performer on the cross country team ... Set the school record in the 1600 with a time of 4:21 ... Posted a personal best of 9:22 in the 3,200 ... Named the THS Track and Field MVP as a senior.
PERSONAL: Born on July 7, 1993 ... Parents are Wayne and Katherine Liem ... Has an older sister named Allison and a younger sister named Erica ... Hobbies include playing the piano and computer games as well as eating ... The Lord of the Rings is his favorite movie franchise ... Chicken fried steak is his favorite food ... Lists his parents and coaches as his greatest influences ... Favorite moment in athletics was competing in the 2011 Asics/UC Irvine Invitational ... Is a computer engineering major in Sixth College.