AS A FRESHMAN IN 2019
Placed sixth in the steeplechase (9:28.51) setting a personal best at the Beach Invitational (4/20) ... Set a personal best in the 800 (2:00.62) at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational (4/6) ... Finished third and set a personal record in the 1500 (4:01.11) at the San Diego Collegiate Challenge (3/9).
A 2018 graduate of Sage Creek High School in Carlsbad.
Born June 23 in Santa Rosa ... Son of James and Barbara Nelson ... Has a younger brother Ben and a younger sister Emily ... Both parents attended Sonoma State ... Majoring in chemistry at Muir College ... Has a goal of working in research for a pharmaceutical company following graduation from UC San Diego ... Favorite UC San Diego moment is running in Mammoth with his teammates ... Enjoys hiking ... Listens to The Strokes, Tame Impala and Daft Punk ... Favorite movie is Kung Fu Panda 2 ... Loves the Turkado from Board n Brew.