Scott Acton
Position: Distance
Year: Junior
City/State: Lancaster, CA
High School: Desert Christian HS
College: Warren
Major: Structural Engineering
Experience: 2 Letters
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Won UCSD's Karen E. Reis Award for leadership and campus and community service ... Represented UCSD at the CCAA Championships in the 5000, finishing in 15th with a time of 15:09.73, and the 10000, finishing in eighth with a time of 32:07.99 ... Recorded seasonal-best marks of 4:05.99 in the 1500 at the Aztec Invitational (3/27), 8:51.88 in the 3000 at the Pomona Preview (2/28), 15:09.73 in the 5000 and 32:07.99 in the 10000 at the CCAA Championships (5/1).

Finished the 1500 meter run in 4:06.14 at the Aztec Invitational (3/28) ... Ran 8:45.88 in the 3000 at the All-Cal Championships (3/8) ... Finished in 15:29.80 in the 5000 at the CCAA Championships (5/3) ... Had the best UCSD time of the season in the 10000 with 30:51.86 at the Mt. SAC Relays which was good enough for a NCAA provisional qualifier time.

Competed in the 10000 meters at the CCAA Championships, finishing seventh in 31:53.74 ... Also competed in the 10000 at the Cal-Nevada Championships, taking eighth with a personal-best time of 31:28.74 ... Best marks include 4:11.25 in the 1500 at Triton Invitational, 8:48.40 in the 3000 at the All-UC Meet, and 15:09.25 in the 5000 at Occidental Distance Carnival.

A 2012 graduate of Desert Christian High School in Lancaster ... Ran track and field for the Knights, with a personal-best time in the mile of 4:31 ... Achieved a personal best in the two mile at the California Relays, winning the race in 9:45.19 as a senior (2012) ... Also ran cross country for the Knights.

Born July 21, 1994 in North Hollywood ... Parents are Ron Acton and Janene Cloud ... Father ran both cross country and track at Glendale Community College ... Structural engineering major with a minor in business in Warren College ... Plans to graduate with a masters in structural enginnering and work in seismic engineering ... Placing sixth individually while his team placed second in the 2011 California Division V Cross Country State Championships after four years of hard work is his favorite cross country memory ... Golfing, reading and hanging out with his friends are his hobbies ... Ryan Hall is his favorite athlete ... His favorite movie is Braveheart ... Enjoys listening to Queen ... Supports the Los Angeles Lakers and Dodgers, as well as the San Diego Chargers ... Loves chicken fettuccine alfredo ... His father, grandfather and high school cross country coaches are his greatest influences.

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