Fresno State: (2009 Cross Country) The No. 2 racer for the Bulldogs nearly the entire cross country season ... finished among the top 25 racers in four meets ... marked a season-best 18:23 at the Notre Dame Invitational taking 18th. (2009 Track) Ran in the distance events for the Bulldogs ... the team's lone 10,000-meter runner, taking fourth at the WAC Outdoor Championships ... also ran the 5,000 timing a season-best 18:18.39. (2008 Cross Country) The team's top performer in nearly every meet in the season ... led the team at the Stanford Invitational with a 6K time of 23:22 for 99th ... had a 21:23.51 6K for fifth at the Pepperdine Invite ... ran an 18:32 5K at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational ... finished 17th at the WAC Championships ... 2008 Academic All-WAC. (2008 Track) Was the Bulldogs top performer in both the 10,000- and 5,000-meter ... took second in the WAC for the 10,000 with a time of 36.46.62 ... took fourth at the WAC Outdoor Championships ... ran the conference's sixth-best time in the 5,000 clocking in at 17.46.64 ... earned Academic All-WAC honors. (2007 Cross Country) Marked Fresno State's all-time in the 6K with a time of 21:12 at the Pepperdine Invitational ... won the 5K at Sacramento State, posting a time of 18:27 ... finished 15th overall with a time of 18:43 in the 5K in the season opener at UC Irvine ... 2007 Academic All-WAC. (2007 Track) One of Fresno State's top long distance runners ... put up the team's second-best time in the 5,000, timing in at 18:40.89 at the WAC Meet ... also ran the 3,000 steeplechase with a best time of 11:35.78 at the Wildcat Relays. (2006 Cross Country) Fresno State's top runner at the NCAA West Regional, placing 95th overall with a time of 23:30 in the 6K ... took 25th overall with a time of 18:52 at the WAC Championships 5K ... Fresno State's top runner at the San Francisco State Invitational, placing second overall with a time of 23:07, leading the Bulldogs to the team title.
Prior to Fresno State: Four-year letterwinner in cross country and track and field for Arundel High School ... four-time all-county ... helped AHS to regional championship titles in 2004 and 2005 ... two-year team captain in cross country and track and field ... owns prep-best marks of 2:21 in 800-meters, 5:23 in 1,600 meters and 18:56 in the 5,000 meters.
Personal: Born Feb. 27, 1988 ... parents are Elmer and Nadine McPhail ... has an older sister, Dina, who ran cross country for the Bulldogs.