AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012
Faced competition for UC San Diego in the first five races of the season … Concluded season as one of 10 Tritons who competed at the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Championships, crossing the finish line in 33rd place with a time of 27:06.5 … Also took 33rd at the 20th Annual Triton Invitational, ending the race at 27:26.4 … Recorded both his best overall and team finish at the Lancer Invitational, where he placed 13th overall and eighth among Tritons (26:14) … Began season with a 15th-place showing at the UCSD Opener, where he finished with 23:31.4 showing on the clock … Came away with a 90th-place finish at the adidas/UC Irvine Invitational, clocking in at 27:30.4.
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 UCSD Opener (23:16.9)... Was 67th overall in the Asics/UCI Invitational (27:06.9) ... Finished first collegiate season at Triton Classic Invitational (35:54.8, 38th).
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 3200 ... Named the THS Track and Field MVP as a senior.
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/UCI Invitational ... Is a computer engineering major in Sixth College.