Bamgbose returns a pair of record-breaking performances on the day
Invitational will feature All-Americans, Olympians across events
The meet gets underway at 5 p.m. Friday at Loftus Sports Center.
Eleven men and 11 women make up the class of 2016.
AS A JUNIOR: Competed in five meets during the cross country season ... started the year with a seventh-place finish in the Crusader Invitational 4K (11:19.7) ... finished 10th at the National Catholic Championship 5M (25:24.94) ... competed at the ACC Championships 8K … earned a cross country monogram … competed in two meets during the indoor track season … placed 11th in the 3,000 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational (8:32.34) … placed 49th in the 3,000 at the Meyo Invitational (8:48.92).
AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in three meets during the cross country season ... placed fifth out of 27 runners in the Crusader Invitational 6K (19:35.7) ... finished second of 22 runners in the JV National Catholic Championship 5m (26:05) ... Competed in four meets during the indoor track & field season ... recorded a season-best time of 8:44.59 in the 3000m run at the Alex Wilson Invitational while finishing sixth of eight runners ... Competed in one outdoor meet - the Border Battle - running his way to an eighth place finish in the 5000m run (15:49.02).
AS A FRESHMAN: Ran in two meets during the cross country season ... placed 21stout of 276 runners on the five mile course at the National Catholic Championship (25:24.2) ... took 29thout of 127 runners in the five mile gold race at the Notre Dame Invitational (25:22) ... did not compete during the track & field season.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL:Graduated from El Toro High in the spring of 2012 ... lettered three years each in cross country and track & field ... named first team all-league, all-county, all-CIF Southern Section and all-state ... as a senior in cross country ... league champion in cross country as a senior ... finished third in the southern section, fourth in state and 37th at Foot Locker Nationals ... in track & field was a state qualifier in the 3,200m ... won league and CIF Southern Section championship in 3,200m ... named El Toro Male Athlete of the Year ... as a junior was named first team all-league, all-county, all-CIF Southern Section and all-state ... finished third in the southern section, fifth in the California state meet and 37th in the Nike Cross Nationals ... named Orange County Cross Country Runner of the Year ... academically was an AP Scholar and a National Merit Scholarship semi-finalist ... born in Mission Viejo, Calif., to Robert and Lisa Durham ... has a younger brother, Grady, and an older sister, Meghan ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and is pursuing a degree in Marketing.