Reesey Byers
Reesey Byers
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Widsor, Calif.
High School: Santa Rosa HS
Experience: 2V

2012 Cross Country: Competed in all eight meets and led the team in seven…finished first at the Hornet Jamboree, was second at the Aggie Open and third a the Doc Adams Invitational…his time of 30:28.34 at the NCAA West Regional is the fastest in school history…placed 42nd at the NCAA West Regional which was the third highest finish by a Hornet male…best 8K time was 25:15.1 at the Santa Clara Invitational.

2011 Cross Country: 
Competed in seven of the team’s eight meets…led the team in three meets and ranked second among Hornets in three others…finished third at the Aggie Open and was sixth at the Hornet Jamboree and Doc Adams Invitational…led the team at the NCAA West Regional with a 10K time of 30:31 which is the fastest in school history.

2010 Cross Country:
 Ran in all of the team’s meets during his first season…led the team at the Santa Clara Invitational and the Big Sky Championships…finished 19th at the Big Sky meet in a time of 23:15.09…his finish was the eighth-highest in school history…was third on the team at the NCAA West Regional after running 32:18.09 which ranks ninth in program history.

High School:
 A 2010 graduate of Santa Rosa HS…was named the Male Track Athlete of the Year by theSanta Rosa Press Democrat as a senior…also earned the newspaper's Runner of the Year award for cross country…set the Empire record in the 3,200 after running 8:59.89 at the Arcadia Invitational…other bests include 4:11.83 in the 1,600…placed ninth at the California Div. II meet with a time of 15:23 in 2009…also wont the North Coast Section Div. II title and finished 29th at the West Regional of the Foot Locker National Championships.

Personal: Majoring in sociology…parents are Mary and Mike Byers.