Fresno State:(2001) Ran a season-best time of 27:31 at the UC Irvine Invitational ... finished seond on the team ath the NCAA Regionals, placed 75th overall. (2000) Ran primarily in the fourth spot ? ran a season-best time of 26:36 at the Stanislaus Invitational, placing 23rd ? finished 48th with a time of 27:58 at the Fresno State Invitational ? finished 102nd with a time of 34:11 in the West Regionals ... made the Fall Deans List ? named a Kiwanis Torch of Excellence honoree (1999) Took 16th, finishing third among Bulldog runners, at the WAC Championships with a season-best time of 26:20 ? finished 33rd with a time of 28:04 at the Cal Poly Invitational ? posted a mark of 26:55 and finished 14th at the Fresno State Invitational.
High School: Was a three-year letterwinner in soccer, two-year letter winner in track and two-year letter winner in cross country ? was captain of the soccer team in 1999 and earned all-league honors ? earned all-league honors in cross country and track in 1999 ? was captain of the cross country and track teams as a senior ? ran a 1:55.22 in the 800 meters ? ran the mile in 4:27.
Personal: Born June 5, 1981, in Evanston, Ill. ? Parents are Jim and Nancy Mason ? has three brothers, James, Ian and Tavis ? brother James is on the soccer team at Cal Poly and Ian is on the cross country team at Cal Poly ? has made the Dean?s List four semesters ? enjoys playing soccer, basketball and working on computers ? favorite athlete is Haile Gabresaille.