Aric started running in the 3rd grade for his elementary school, the Golden Oak Bears. He grew up around the sport of cycling, and track was his first opportunity to compete in an endurance sport like cycling. Aric says, "I fell in love with the sport and have very much enjoyed challenging myself through running. The people I have met along the way have made it a fulfilling journey."

Aric joined the Aggies in 2013 after graduating from Cal Poly SLO. He now works as a Research Biologist.

Fun Fact: Aric is an avid gardener and botanist.

Favorite Aggie: Kevin Searls

Personal Bests

  • 400m - 49.5
  • 800m - 1:51.08
  • 1500m - 3:50.8
  • 5000m - 15:00


  • 2016 PA/USATF 1500m Champion

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