Meet Nhunguyen Le of the cross country team

Oct. 13, 2008

The Santa Clara cross country teams are training hard this week for the Bronco Invitational this Sat., Oct. 18 at Baylands Park in Sunnyvale. Freshman Nhuguyen Le of Mission Viejo, Calif. is ready to run in his first Bronco Invitational. . Majoring in Biology, Le talks below about why he looks up to Forrest Gump, what he wishes he could change about the world and why he loves running at Santa Clara.

Meet Nhunguyen Le

What are your plans after graduation?

Travel the world and scale lots of mountains

Do you have someone you look up to as a runner?

Forrest Gump

Why run? Why did you get started?v

I didn't make the high school baseball team and I thought I'd give running a try.

Favorite place to run at Santa Clara?

Huddart Park

Favorite place to run at home?

Laguna Beach

What's the best part of being a cross country runner at Santa Clara?

Great team. Great people

Any advice for high school runners?

Train smart. Practice hard. Run fast. Have a blast doing it. Come to SCU!

Something no one knows about you?

I'm Vietnamese-Australian-American

If you could run any race, anywhere in the world - where would it be?

The Olympics

What was your favorite event at the Olympics?

Handball

What's better - summer or winter?

Winter - sweater weather!

What's something you wish you could change about the world?

More Ice Cream

What's something you wish you could change about yourself?

I wish I was taller

Why should fans come out to the cross country race Oct. 18?

vWhy not??!?!?

Go Broncos!