UCSD Track & Field BIO
 Keith Rose

Team captain ... CCAA All-Academic ... Awarded a medical redshirt year after missing much of the season through injury ... Ran the 10th-fastest 400 in school history with a 49.06 at the All-UC Championships (3/14) ... Recorded season-best times of 10.78 in the 100 and 21.66 in the 200 at the San Diego Collegiate Challenge (3/14).

USTFCCCA All-Region (200m) ... Team captain ... CCAA Athlete of the Week (4/28) ... CCAA runner-up in the 100 meters (10.71) and 200 (21.30) ... Ran a personal-best time of 10.71 in the 100 at the Cal-Nevada Championships ... Won the 200 at the Soka Peace Invitational with a time of 21.51.

Competed in four events at CCAA Championships ... Ran the 4x400 relay, helping the Tritons to a third-place finish in a season-best time ... Also a member of the 4x100 relay ... Competed in the 100 and 200 individually, breaking school records in both events with a time of 10.62 in the 100 and 21.57 in the 200 ... Finished first in the 100 and third in the 200 at CCAA Championships ... Was a member of UCSD's fastest 4x100 relay of the season with a time of 42.72 at the Mangrum Invitational. ... Triton Athletes' Council (TAC) team representative.

Competed in four events at the CCAA Championships ... Ran opening leg of the 4x400 relay, helping the Tritons secure a third-place finish and a team-best time of 3:17.74 to enter the UCSD all-time list with the ninth-fastest mark in school history ... Entered the UCSD top-10 list at No. 2 in the 100 prelims with a personal-best time of 10.78 to finish fourth overall and second in his heat before taking fifth overall in the 100 finals (10.85) at the CCAA Championships ... Sprinted the fastest 200 in UCSD history at the CCAA Championships with a personal-record time of 21.59 to place fourth overall in the finals after finishing fourth overall and first in his heat of the prelims with a time of 21.73 ... Was anchor leg of the 4x100 relay at the CCAA Championships in the Tritons' sixth-place showing with a time of 43.34 ... Claimed second-place finishes in both of his 400 races during the season at the Soka Peace Invitational, where he ran the ninth-fastest time in UCSD history of 49.12, and at the Point Loma Collegiate Open, where he stopped the clock with a time of 49.93 ... Opened the season with a second-place result in the 4x100 relay as the first leg (43.71), a third-place showing in the 4x400 relay as the third leg (3:26.25) and a fourth-place finish in the 200 (22.64) at the meet against Cal Poly Pomona and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps ... Running the final leg of the 4x100 relay, his team took third at the All-Cal Challenge with a time of 43.15 and fifth at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational for the team's season-best time of 42.70 ... Team in the 4x400 relay finished as high as second place twice during the season at the Point Loma Collegiate Open after crossing the finish line in 3:22.52 and at the Soka Peace Invitational upon ending the race in 3:24.25, running the third leg and first leg in those respective races.

A 2011 graduate of Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose ... Had a personal-best time of 11.08 in the 100 at the West Coast Relays, where he finished fourth as a senior (2011) ... Finished fifth (11.39) in the prelims and sixth (11.28) in the finals of the 100 at the West Catholic Athletic League (WCAL) Finals during his senior year at AMHS (2011) ... Earned a personal best of 22.41 in the 200 at the West Coast Relays during his seventh-place showing in his final year with the Lions (2011) ... Also played soccer and football as well as ran cross country for AMHS ... Additionally, competed with the North Valley Youth Soccer League (NVYSL) Celtic team in San Jose.

Born April 8, 1993 in Palo Alto ... Parents are Todd and Kathleen Rose, who both attended Michigan Tech ... Has an older sister named Jacqueline and a younger brother named Blake ... Jacqueline ran for the UCSD track and field team ... Is a mechanical engineering major at Warren College ... Hopes to have a good enough job after graduating from UCSD so he can raise a family in a stable environment and be able to send his children to a good college or university ... Falling and still winning the 200 at the 2012 CCAA Championships as a freshman is his most memorable track and field moment ... Enjoys sleeping, eating, driving, and athletics in general in his spare time ... Roots for the San Francisco 49ers ... Usain Bolt is his favorite athlete ... Names The Avengers as his favorite film ... Listens to "Of Monsters and Men" by Rise Against ... Loves steak ... Lists his father as his greatest influence.

Position: Sprints
Year: Redshirt Senior
City/State: San Jose, CA
High School: Archbishop Mitty HS
College: Warren
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Experience: 3 Letters
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