Andrew Farkas
Andrew Farkas
Year: Freshman
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: La Jolla HS.

UC SANTA BARBARA
2011-2012: Andrew Farkas redshirted his freshman season at UCSB...He competed unattached in four meets...Farkas ran a personal best at the Cal State Fullerton Invitational 8k where he placed 35th with a time of 25:42.3...Placed 32nd at the Cal State Northridge Invitational 8k clocking 26.21.54.

2012-2013: Farkas had four top times in the 2012-2013 season...Ran a 25:15.4 in the 8K at the UC Riverside Invite...Ran a 25:35.63 in the 8K at the UCSB Lagoon Open...Ran a 25:47.13 in the 8K at CSU Northridge...Ran a 26:16.0 in the 8K at the Stanford Invite.

High School
Farkas was a four-time Cross Country State Qualifier...Named Co-MVP in Cross Country his senior year...Third on the All-State team...Was second on the All-San Diego Section...Two-time track distance Runner of the Year for La Jolla High School.

Personal
Son of Terry Peters and Alex Farkas...Majoring in Psychology and would like to become a psychiatrist...Named to the All-Academic team all four years of his high school career...Named to first team All-Academic his senior year...His favorite sports teams are the San Diego Chargers and the San Diego Padres...Most memorable sports memory was running a 4:19 mile for the first time...Favorite movie is 'Harold and Kumar'...Favorite novels is 'The Great Gatsby'...Enjoys playing football...ping pong and pool in his free time...Favorite athletes are middle distance Kenyan runner David Rudisha and Pittsburgh Steelers Tory Polamalu.

Collegiate Career Bests
8k- 25:42.3 (Cal State Fullerton Invitational, 10/21/11)

High School Bests
5k- 15:32
1600m- 4:16
800m- 1:55

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