David Vartanian
    David Vartanian

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Fresno, Calif.

    High School:
    Clovis West

    Height:
    5-10

    Fresno State: (2007) Was 153rd with a time of 34:31 (10K) at the NCAA West Regionals ... finished 26th overall and fourth among Fresno State runners at the WAC Championships with a time of 25:11 ... was 42nd with a time of 29:03 at the Cal Poly Invitational ... placed 35th while clocking in at 35:18 during the 10K race at the UC San Diego Triton Classic ... finished 62nd with a time of 27:20 at the Pepperdine Invitational ... finished 16th overall with a time of 26:21 during the Hornet Jamboree in Sacramento ... was 102nd with a time of 27:20 in the season opener at UC Irvine ... placed eighth during the four-mile race of the Watermelon Run with a time of 21:16.

    Prior to Fresno State: A three-year letter winner in both cross country and track and field at Clovis West High ... went to the California State Championships three times in both cross country and track and field ... helped team to the Central Section title and fifth in the state in 2001 ... finished in the top-25 at the state meet in the one-mile race in 2002 ... three-time all-valley in both track and cross country ... personal bests in high school: 4:25 (one-mile); 9:40 (two-mile); 16:25 (5K); and 33:40 (10k).

    Personal: Born August 9, 1985 ... parents are Diane and Michael Vartanian ... younger brother is Danny ... mother Diane ranked in the top-three in the U.S. during the 1970s for the marathon ... is a national spokesperson for National Psoriasis Foundation ... received the top business marketing award in 2006-07 ... mother Diane is his inspiration, setting a world record for her age group in the marathon.

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