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United States
Age: 26
Date of Birth: Aug. 6, 1978
Current Residence: Lawrence, Kan.
Sport: Track and field
Event: Men's 1,500
Height: 6-foot
Weight: 165
College: Kansas
Club/team: Nike
Previous Olympics: None
World Championships: None
National Championships: 2003 - 5th; 2002 - 8th in heats; 2001 - 11th; 2000 - 10th in heat in 1,500, 5th in heat in 800.
2004 Qualifying: 2nd in U.S. trials.
World rank: 31st through July 26.
Other career highlights: Secured Olympic spot by finishing 10th in 3 minutes, 34.71 seconds in meet in Belgium on Aug. 1. to reach Olympic "A" standard; Big 12 1,500 champion in 1999 and 2000.