Elijah

Horwitz

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Height: 5'6"
Weight: 127
Year: Junior
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
High School: Stuart Hall HS
Major: Ecology, Behavior & Evolution
Experience: 2 Letters

Bio

AS A JUNIOR IN 2019
Earned a 16th place finish at the CCAA Championships with a time of 25:29.0 (10/26) ... Came in fourth among Tritons and seventh overall (26:23.3) at the Triton Classic (10/12) ... Finished 22nd overall (25:17.1) at the Cougar Challenge (9/13) ... Was the second Triton to cross the finish line and 20th overall (25:55.8) at the Biola Invite (9/7) ... Team captain. 

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2018

CCAA All-Academic ... CCAA Fall All-Academic ... Two-time CCAA Runner of the Week (9/18), (9/25) ... UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (9/24) ... Finished 36th overall at the CCAA Championships with a time of 25:58.8 (11/3) ... Placed 17th overall (26:10.6) and first among Tritons at the Triton Classic (10/20) ... Was the third Triton to cross the finish line and 36th overall (25:39.2) at the Conference Cross-Over (10/6) ... Finished fifth overall (25:25.1) and first among Tritons at the Mark Covert Classic 8K (9/1) ... Placed fourth overall (26:13.5) and was the first Triton to finish at the USD Invite 8K (9/15) ... Earned second place overall (25:14.3) at the Coyote Challenge (9/22).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2017
Was the sixth Triton to cross the finish line and 100th overall (32:30.4) at the NCAA West Regional ... Finished 36th overall (26:00.3) at the CCAA Championships ... Placed third among all Tritons and sixth overall at the Triton Classic (26:46.7) ... Earned a 60th-place overall finish (25:33.7) and was third among Tritons at the Capital Cross Challenge ... Finished 37th overall (26:57.1) at the Roy Griak Invitational ... Placed 12th overall (26:19.0) at the USD Invite ... Had a ninth place overall (19.18.9) finish at the California Baptist Lancer Invitational 6K.

HIGH SCHOOL
Graduate of Stuart Hall High School in San Francisco ... Bay Counties League (BCL) West individual champion as a senior ... Finished 10th at CIF State championships as a senior in 2016 ... Led the Knights to BCL West titles in 2015 and 2016.

PERSONAL
Born May 30 in San Francisco ... Son of Danielle Marone and Joel Horwitz ... Father Joel played one year of soccer at UC San Diego ... Has a younger brother Lucas and a younger sister Lila ... Majoring in environmental systems (evolution, behavior and ecology) at Roosevelt College ... Won the theology award at Stuart Hall High School ... Enjoys surfing and reading ... Long-time fan of the Golden State Warriors ... Most memorable UC San Diego moments are training in Mammoth, winning the California Collegiate Challenge and getting second at Roy Griak ... Favorite athlete is American middle-distance runner Matt Centrowitz ... Listens to Karen O, Kanye West and Kid Cudi ... Favorite movie is Karate Kid (the original) ... Likes eating kale and vitamins.

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