Waleed Totari
Waleed Totari
Height: 5-10
Year: Senior
Hometown: La Verne, Calif.
High School: Damien HS
Position: Distance
UC Santa Barbara
All-Big West Conference
Totari finished third in the 10,000m at Conference, finishing with a time of 30:36.38 to earn All-Conference honors...The next day he competed in the 5000m and placed 11th at 14:43.68...Ran the 10,000m at the Stanford Invitational and clocked a 29:54.16, which places him ninth on the UCSB all-time list...Ran a personal best in the 5000m at the Ben Brown Invitational, crossing the line in 14:33.00. 2008
Did not compete. 2006
Continuing his improvement over the months, Totari finished his freshman year with a great season and a few points at the Big West Championships to go along with it...At the USC Trojan Invite he finished fourth in the 3000m with a 8:43.81, only to improve that time to 8:39.30 at the Big West Challenge Cup a few weeks later...At the Cal Poly SLO - UCSB Dual Meet he would grab a 5k personal best with a 14:56.19 clocking...Getting entered in the 10,000m at the Big West Championships, Totari would execute his plan perfectly. By steadily moving up through the field he would come across the line in sixth place with a 10k lifetime best of 31:20.52. High School
Totari posted good career bests in his senior year, racing the 3200m at the prestigious Arcadia Invitational in 9:23.40. But one of his most impressive statistics came in the 5000m at the Mt. Sac Invitational where he ran a smart 14:58.60, already a Big West qualifying mark for that event...In Cross Country he finished 27th overall at the State Championships his senior year.
Collegiate Career Bests
5000m -   14:33.00 (Ben Brown Invitational, 3/7/2009)
10,000m - 29.54.16 (Stanford Invitational, 3/27/2009)