|High School:||Granada HS|
Doug Whichard finished 34th at the 2009 Big West Championship meet in a time of 25:24.6, a personal best in the 8k...Ran a personal best 35:55.58 in the 10k to finish 177th at the NCAA West Regional champonship...Also set a personal best in the 5k when he ran a 15:36.31 at the Cal State Northridge Invitational...Finished 42nd at the UC Riverside Cross Country Invitational at 25:20.9...As a freshman in 2008, Whichard finished 46th at the Big West Championships with a time of 26:22 over the 8k course...Also competed at the Stanford Invitational, placing 183rd with a time of 27:49.
Whichard placed eighth in the East Bay Athletic League Finals for cross country in 2005 and 2006...Went on to place second at the CIF-NCS Cross Country Finals, which qualified for the State Meet...In track he was 3200m league champion in both 2006 and 2007...Was also 800m and 1600m league champion in 2007...Placed third in the 1600m CIF-NCS final, qualifying for the State Meet...Lettered in golf his freshman year.
Son of Kim and Craig Whichard...Double majoring in Environmental Studies and Geography...Most memorable moments were winning three League Championships in one meet as well as winning the 800m, 1600m and 3200m during his senior year of high school...Favorite sports teams are the San Francisco 49ers, Oakland A's, Golden State Warriors and the San Jose Sharks...Enjoys watching James Bond films...In his free time you can find him throwing a frisbee or hiking...Favorite athletes are Steve Young and Jerry Rice.
Collegiate Career Bests
8k-24:21 (Northridge Invitational, 10/16/10)
1500m- 3:59 (USC Invitational, March 2011)
5000m- 14:52 (Ben Brown Invitational, March 2011)
3000m- 8:34 (All-Cal Meet, Feb. 2011)