Christen Gumbs
Christen Gumbs
Born: 04/03/1986
Height: 5-8
Weight: 130
Year: Senior
Hometown: Woodinville, Wash.
High School: Woodinville

PERSONAL BESTS: 5k-15:12 8kXC-25:08

AS A SENIOR IN 2008-09: Placed 7th in the West Coast Preview on Sept. 12 with a 8k time of 26:07 ... Placed 26th in the West Coast Conference Championships on Nov. 1 with an 8k time of 27:26.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2006-07: Placed 4th in San Francisco Invitational on 9/2 with an 8k time of 26:23.50...Placed 41st in Sundodger Invitational on 9/16 with an 8k time of 25:08...Placed 68th in Notre Dame Invitational on 9/29 with an 8k time of 26:13...Finished 6th in the WCC Championship 8k race with a time of 26:03...Placed 80th in the NCAA West Regional meet with a 10k time of 32:35.39.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2005-06: Raced in six competitions during the season...Best finish was 16th place showing at Santa Clara Invitational on 10/15 with an 8k time of 25:45.26, his season-best time...Placed 24th at WCC Championships on 10/29 with an 8k time of 27:09...Placed 109th at NCAA West Regional Championships on 11/12 with a 10k time of 33:27.4, his only 10k race of the season.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2004-05: Cross-Country: Raced in five competitions during the season... best finish of the season was a fourth-place showing at the Bronco Invitational... clocked an 8k time of 26:17... ran season-best time of 26:10 at the Willamette Invitational... placed 37th at the West Coast Conference Championships with a time of 27:48. Track: Raced in four meets on the season ... finished 11th in the 5,000-meters at the Chico Twilight Open with a time of 15:58 ... competed in the 1,500-meters at the Warrior Invitational placing 13th with a time of 4:18 ... on his 19th birthday he recorded the first individual event victory in Santa Clara Track history by winning the 3,000-meters in a time of 9:20 at the Johnny Mathis Invitational ... clocked a time of 16:13 in the 5,000-meters at the Aggie Track & Field Classic.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2004 graduate of Woodinville High School in Woodinville, Wash... coached by Paul Turner... member of the 2003 King County Championship team... team MVP... best times are 4:36 in the 1,600-meters, 9:45 in the 3,200-meters, and 16:05 in the 5K... member of honor's society and ACTSO.

PERSONAL: Born April 3, 1986 in Goshen, NY... parents are Victor Gumbs and Lucia Gomez... has an older sister, Marita... enjoys hiking and biking... major is combined sciences.