The Bruins will split their squads to compete in back-to-back meets on Friday and Saturday.
2010 - Named 'Most Outstanding Runner' for the men's team ... Earned All-West Region honors as UCLA's No. 1 runner at the meet, placing 23rd in a time of 30:37.95 ... Was the No. 3 runner at Pac-10s (18th, 24:01.29) and at the Notre Dame Invite (42nd, 24:42) ... No. 1 runner at the Pre-National Invite (29th, 24:14.2) ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
2009 - Did not compete.
2008 - UCLA's No. 4 runner at NCAAs (209th, 31:55.6) ... No. 4 runner at West Regions (35th, 30:11.28) ... No. 3 runner at Pac-10s (22nd, 24:25.10) ... No. 4 runner at the UCI Invite (8th, 25:39.30).
2007 - Named Newcomer of the Year ... Finished 10th at the Nevada Twilight (20:25) ... No. 2 runner at the UCSD Invite (3rd, 33:04.4) ... No. 4 runner at Pepperdine Invite (11th, 25:18.38) ... Finished 54th at Pac-10s (24:54.4).
High School - Four-year letterman in track and cross country ... Placed 34th at the 2006 Footlocker Cross Country National Championships after having finished seventh at the Footlocker Regional meet ... He was the first athlete from a South Bay school to qualify for the National meet ... Also placed third at the 2006 CA State meet in cross country ... Was also the CIF Southern Section champion for cross country in 2006 ... Placed fourth in the state meet and 19th at Footlocker Regionals in 2005 ... Was a three-time cross country and two-time track team MVP ... Served as a team captain for the track team his senior year ... Was All-State and All-CIF in 2006 and 2007 ... Daily Breeze All-Area and two-time Daily Breeze All-Area Runner of the Year ... Channel 3 City Cable Athlete of the Year (2007) ... Set the school record in the two-mile (9:06) ... Prep bests of 1:59 in the 800m, 4:17 in the 1600m, 14:39 in the three-mile and 15:03 in the 5k.
Personal - Born June 22, 1989 ... Son of Neal and Dawn Morikawa ... Has one sister, Macy ... Pre-Political Science major.
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