- Named all-state in cross country two times at Loyola HS and a three-time invitee to the Nike Cross Country Championships
- Helped Loyola to a pair of state titles in 2007 and `08
Sophomore (2011): Finished 27th in the 5000m at the indoor MPSF Championships in 15:01.07 ... improved on that mark to 14:54.21 at the Brutus Hamilton Open outdoors. Freshman (2010): Timed in 15:53.28 in the 5000m at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational, his only event of the year. Cross Country: Placed among the top 50 at both the Pac-12 and NCAA West Regional championships during the cross country season in 2011. High School: Earned first-team all-league honors four times in cross country ... won the league title in the 3200m ... owns a best of 8:57.41 in the 3200m ... Loyola won the CIF Southern Section championship in 2008 and '09. Personal: Born Nov. 14, 1990, in Pasadena, Calif. ... parents are Jim and Tracy Slater ... lists surfing and playing golf among his hobbies ... American studies major.
Career Best Marks
Event Mark Date
3000 8:30.37i Feb. 12, 2011
5000 14:54.21 April 22, 2011