|Hometown:||San Luis Obispo, Calif.|
|High School:||San Luis Obispo HS|
2014: Did not compete during the indoor season ... Made his outdoor debut at the Big Meet on 4/12 and placed third in the 3000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:22.40 ... Recorded his season-best on 5/4 at the Payton Jordan Invitational in the steeple with a mark of 9:21.11.
2013: Did not compete during the indoor season … Finished in tenth place in the 3000m with an 8:52.93 at the Stanford Opener on 3/8 … Finished 20th in the 1500m with 4:01.17 at the Johnny Mathis Invitational on 3/23 … Finished eighth in the 3000m steeplechase with a 9:30.64 at the Texas Relays on 3/28 … Finished third in the 3000m steeplechase with a 9:16.81 at Big Meet on 4/20 … Finished in ninth place in the 5000m with a 14:52.46 at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational on 4/26.
High School: A two-time league champion in the two mile ... Also won two league and county titles in cross country and was 19th at the Foot Locker West in 2011 ... Helped his team to a pair of league cross country crowns ... Valedictorian of his high school class and was a four-time scholar-athlete ... CIF/Farmers Southern Section Scholar-Athlete of the Year as a senior ... An AP Scholar with Distinction.
Personal: Born March 3, 1994 ... Parents are Geoffrey Land and Nancy Rucci ... Would like to follow in the footsteps of his parents, who are both teachers ... Lists surfing and playing guitar among his interests ... Environmental Earth Science major.