Brian Schulz
Brian Schulz
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Santa Rosa, CA
High School: El Molino HS

2018-2019 Track and Field 

Competed in eight meets for his first season of track in uniform. Won the 3000m at the Gaucho Round-Up in 8:32.99. Also won the 5000m at the Cal Poly/UC Riverside Tri Meet where he ran a personal best time of 14:30.22. Set a personal best at 1500m at the 41st Annual Aztec Invitational running 3:52.99. Made his track debut at 10000m at the UCLA Legends Invite where he posted up a time of 30:39.37. Finished first for the 3000m at the Big West Challenge in 8:34.40. Took second at the Cal Poly Dual 3000m where he set a personal best time of 8:21.23, puttin him at No. 7 on the UCSB All-Time List for that event. Finished his season at the Big West Conference Championships where he placed fourth in the 10000m and second in the 5000m, barely losing the latter after taking the lead with 1000m to go and getting passed in the final 100m. 

2018 Cross Country 

Competed in six meets for his second cross season. Placed ninth at the Mark Covert Classic to finish in 25:02.5 for 8k. Was the No. 2 scorer at the Stanford Invitational to take 35th in 25:10.3. Set an 8k personal best at the Santa Clara University Bronco Invitational to take 25th in 24:21.4. Took third at the Big West Conference Championships to score for the first time in uniform in 24:40.5. Finished the season at the NCAA West Regional Meet in 84th with a new 10k best of 31:12.3.  

2017-2018 Track and Field 

Redshirt season. 

2017 Cross Country

Competed in five meets for his first season as a Gaucho. Finished as the No. 2 scorer at the UC Riverside Invitational where he finished 53rd in 25:07.9. Took the No. 2 scoring position again at the Bill Dellinger Invitational where he set a new personal best of 24:51.8 to finish 74th. Took 21st at the Big West Conference Championships with a time of 25:11.0. Closed things out with a 31:41.8 for 10k at the NCAA West Regional Meet where he finished 105th as the No. 3 scorer. 

Prep

Graduate of El Molino High School. Qualified for the CIF State Meet all four years as an individual, his career high at third place in 15:39 for division five. Coached by Ryan Hopkins and Harold Schulz. 

Personal

Parents are Harold and Jeannine Schulz...Majoring in Environmental Sciences...goal is to, "be the best there is, because if you aren't first, you're last"...hobbies include gardening, fishing, hunting, shooting, whiddling, hiking, and swimming, and memes...fun fact: won superheavyweight hampshire class as well as novice showmanship in rookie debut showing market lambs at the Sonoma County Fair; 4h group also won best in show for market lambs overall. 

Collegiate Bests

1500m - 3:52.99 (2019 41st Annual Aztec Invitational) 

3000m - 8:21.23 (2019 Cal Poly Dual) 

5000m - 14:30.22 (2019 Cal Poly/UC Riverside Tri Meet) 

10000m - 30:39.37 (2019 UCLA Legends Invite) 

Big West Championships 

2019 - 5000m, 2nd, 14:39.48

2019 - 10000m, 4th, 30:54.57

Big West Championships (Cross Country)

2018 - 8k, 24:40.5, 3rd

2017 - 8k, 25:11.0, 21st

NCAA West Regional (Cross Country) 

2018 - 10k, 31:12.3, 84th 

2017 - 10k, 31:41.8, 105th  

Prep Bests

1600m - 4:20.00

3200m - 9:09.47