Name: Marcus Mateo

High School: Waipahu High School (Waipahu, Hawaii)

Sport(s): Cross country and track

Height / Weight: 5-4, 113

High School Highlights:
Placed ninth at the Western Division Cross Country Championships and 17th at the Oahu Interscholastic League championship race his senior year, earning OIA First-Team honors. Recorded marks of 17 minutes, 11 seconds in the three-mile run, 11 feet in the pole vault and 10:11 in the 3,000-meter race as a senior.

Why I chose George Fox:
I chose George Fox because it's a fairly small school where everyone is nice and helped me a lot. Another reason is because I was given an opportunity to run. Also, the people I've met and talked to so far are pretty awesome.