AS A JUNIOR (2011-2012): (XC) Ran 26:20 in the 8k at the WCC Championships … Ended the season with a personal-best in the 10k in 31:14 at the NCAA DI West Region Championship. (TRACK) Started off the season with a personal best time in the 5k in 15:00.08 at the Kim Duyst Invite … Competed in the Aggie Open 3k in 8:56.78 … Earned a personal best time in the 1500m at the Johnny Mathis Invite in 4:11.15 … Raced in the SF State Distance Carnival 5k with a time of 15:15.25 … Competed in the Woody Wilson Invite 5k with a time of 15:25.39 … Ran the 5k at the Brutus Hamilton Invite in 15:03.63 … Earned a personal best time in the 800m in 4:09.99 at the Sac State Open … Finished the season with yet another personal best time, this time in the 10k at the West Coast Invite in 30:56.18.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010-2011): (XC) Was the highest placed finisher for the Broncos at the USF Invitational, placing 16th with a time of 25:28… again placed first for the Broncos at the Riverside Invite, finished wit ha time of 25:05, good for 38th place... placed 64th with a time of 25:06 at the Stanford Invitational…. Registered a time of 24:41, the fastest time for Santa Clara at the Bronco Invitational…. Place 19th with a time of 26:04 at the West Coast Conference Invitational… Posted the Bronco’s best finish at the NCAA West Regional, with a time of 31:38, good for 88th. (TRACK) Finished 5th place in the 5000m in 15:31:58 @ San Francisco State 4/2/11…Earned 4th in the 5000m with a time of 15:34:76 @ Woody Wilson Invitational, UC Davis 4/16/11…Ran 15:24:70 in the 5000m @ Brutus Hamilton Invitational, CAL 4/22/11.
AS A FRESHMAN (2009-2010): (XC) Ran the 4mile race in 20:50 at the Hornet Jamboree 9/12/09...Raced the 8k in 26:27 at the USF Invite 9/5/09,26:23 at the Stanford Invite 9/26/09, 25:39 at the SCU Bronco Invite 10/17/09, and 26:31 at the WCC Championships 10/31/09...Ran the 10k in 33:50 at the NCAA Regionals West 11/14/09. (TRACK) Ran the 5000m in 15:30 @ the Benny Brown Invitational, Cal State Fullerton 3/6/10…Raced the 1000m for the first time and finished in 31:56:08, good for third best all-time at SCU @ Stanford Invitational 3/26/10…Competed in the 5000m in 15:17:33 @ Chico Twilight Invitational 4/10/10…Placed 5th in the 5000m with a new PR of 15:08:43 @ Sac State, 5/8/10.
COLLEGE PERSONAL BESTS
Cross Country: 20:50 in the 4 mile (2009 - Hornet Jamboree); 24:41.6 in the 8k (2010 - SCU Bronco Invite); 31:14 in the 10k (2011 - NCAA West Regionals Championship)
Track: 4:09.99 in the 1500m (2012 - Sac State Open); 8:56.78 in the 3k (2012 - Aggie Open); 15:00.08 in the 5k (2012 - Kim Duyst); 30:56.18 in the 10k (2012 - West Coast Invite)
PERSONAL BESTS: 1500m- 4:07 3000m- 8:48 5000m XC- 15:43
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2009 graduate of Tualatin High School in Tualatin, Ore. ... coached by Paul Zitzelsberger, Brent MacDermot, Adam Strachen, and Jim Edson ... earned All-Conference honors in 2007 and 2008 and All-State in 2008 ... was a two time conference champion in the 3000m event ... team placed in seventh place at the 2008 state meet ... also ran track in high school.
PERSONAL: Son of Stephen and Anita Oliver ... born in Sonora, Calif. ... has two brothers: Ryan and Peter ... both parents graduated from UC Santa Barbara ... father played basketball at American River College ... hobbies include: chess, reading, piano, football, and watching Bay Area sports ... aspires to go to law school after college ... major is biology.