Tim Aukshunas
Tim Aukshunas
Born: 12/09/1984
Year: Senior
Hometown: Orange, Calif.
High School: El Modena HS
Position: Distance

2007 Track & Field -- Had a breakout season, topped off with a 4th-place showing in the 10k at the Big West Championships. Aukshunas constantly improved his times as the season went on, setting personal records in almost every race. He took a good 7 seconds off his 1500m time, and 32 seconds off his 5k time.

2006 Track & Field -- Aukshunas hit a bit of a plateau this season, hovering around fifteen minutes in the 5,000m. His best race of '06 came late in May at the Cal Poly SLO - UCSB Dual meet where he ran a ten second personal best finishing in 14:52.28.

2005 Cross Country -- Getting off to a good start, Aukshunas finished 18th at the Home Opener versus Cal Poly SLO in an 8k time of 25:27.3. He then notched a big personal best at the Stanford Invitational with a 24:48 clocking. Making his first traveling squad he suffered a setback at the NCAA Pre-National Meet in Terra Haute, IN, being unable to finish the race and putting a premature end to his season.

2005 Track & Field -- Aukshunas finished his first Track season in uniform by notching a Big West qualifier in the 5000m, running a 15:03.78 at the All-Cal Challenge Cup. As well, he ran a great 3000m race at the Big West Challenge Cup by clocking a time of 8:29.59, placing 6th and being the third man across for the Gauchos.

2004 Cross Country -- Finished 8th in the Stanford Invitational Open 8000m. Ran strong in October at the Cal Poly Invitational.

2004 Track & Field -- Came back from an injury laden 2003 to set a 5K personal best of 15:10.35 at the OXY invitational in May.

2003 Cross Country -- Aukshunas sat out his first cross country season to rehab a nagging injury.

High School Notes -- Aukshunas finished 4th in the 3200m Seeded Race at the 2003 Arcadia Invitational in a personal best 9:13.80...qualified for SS CIF DII Finals in the 3200m. Tim finished 9th in the 2002 SS CIF DII XC Finals, covering the Mt. SAC course in 15:13 and took 12th at the DII CA State XC Championship, running 15:30 on the Woodward Park 5k course.

Personal Records
1500m -    3:51.41
3000m -    8:26.83
5000m -   14:20.79
10000m -  30:38.31
Mt. SAC - 15:13

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