UCLA Cross Country BIO
Sergey Sushchikh
Player Profile:
Sergey Sushchikh 1264264
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 140
Year: Senior
Hometown: Santa Barbara, Calif.
High School: Dos Pueblos

2015 - Competed at the NCAA Championship… Raced in the Pac-12 Championships (8k) finishing in the top 25, placing 25th with a time of 23:54… Finished in the top 10 in the NCAA West Regional Championship(10k), placing 9th and earning All-Region Honors … ran a time of 31:27… Finished in the top 15 of the Washington Invitational(8k) placing 11th with a time of 23:31… Raced in the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational(8k) placing 68th and finished with a time of 24:16.

2014 – Named to the UCLA Athletic Director’s Honor Roll … Competed in seven races for UCLA in his junior year ... Ran a 31:08.6 to place 54th at the NCAA Championship (10k) as the Bruins top finisher ... Placed 27th at the NCAA West Regional with a time of 30:05 ... Finished 36th at Pac-12 Championships in a time of 24:36 ... Placed 12th at the Washington Invitational with a season’s best 8k time of 23:42.

2013 - Was the top finisher for the Bruins in two of the four races as a sophomore … Named Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention … Won the Mustang Challenge with a time of 24:50.11 … Finished in third with a season best time of 23:35 at the NCAA Inter-Regional … Came in 50th at the Pac-12 Championships with a time of 26:35 … Ran a 24:30 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational.

2012 – UCLA’s No. 6 runner (171st, 31:19.4) at the NCAA Championships and No. 5 finisher (57th, 30:40) at NCAA Regionals ... No. 5 runner (34th overall, 24:25) at Pac-12 and No. 6 (200th, 24:46) at Wisconsin Invite ... The Bruins’ No. 3 runner (12th, 25:02) at Pac-12 Preview ... Runner-up (15:58) at the Nevada Chase.

2011 - Did not compete ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

High School - Earned four varsity letters in cross country and three in track for Dos Pueblos HS ... Placed fifth in the CA State Div. II cross country meet in 2011 ... Team captain in 2010 ... Two-time cross country league champion.

Personal - Son of Michael and Svetlana Sushchikh ... Has one sister, Ilya ... Undeclared major.

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