Paul Muite
Paul Muite

Player Profile

Los Angeles, CA

High School:
North Hollywood



2000 -- Ran in every major cross country invitational last fall and was UCLA's second-highest finisher at both the Pac-10 (23rd) and NCAA Western Region Qualifying (14th) meets ... Highest placement was eighth at the CS Fullerton Invite ... In track last spring at the Pac-10, Muite was 15th (14:41.75, personal-best) in the 5000m and also qualified in the 800m ... Ran a personal-best 1:51.13 (800m) and a season-best 3:52.6/3:53.25 (1500m).

1999 -- In cross country, Muite was one of UCLA's top runners, placing 65th at the NCAA West Regional . . . In track, Muite scored at the Pac-10 meet, placing seventh in the 1500m (3:58.86) . . . Ran a personal-best of 3:51.16.

1998 -- In cross country as a sophomore, Muite placed 31st (No. 2 Bruin finisher) at the Pac-10 meet and 64th at the Western Regionals ... In track as a true freshman, Muite ran a season-best in the 1500m (3:58.45), personal-best in the 3000m (8:47.7) and season-best in the 5000m (15:17.14).

High School -- Cross country and track letterman at North Hollywood HS ... He was team-captain in both sports for three years (1995-97) ... All-City track honors for three years (1995-97) and All-State in '97 ... In cross country, Muite was two-years (1995-96) All-City and a State finalist in 1995 ... His prep bests were 1:56.53 (800m), 4:20.83 (1600m) and 9:46.58 (3200m).

Personal -- Business/economics major ... Born Sept. 20, 1979.