Born March 1986 in Santa Barbara, California ... parents are Nelson and Sherri Trichler.
Lettered three years in cross country and four years in track at San Marcos High School ... 2004 San Marcos Student Athlete of the Year ... captain of cross country and track team for two years ... cross country and track team MVP for two years ... 2003 and 2004 CIF 800m champion ... "Most Improved" and "Most Inspirational" coach's awards ... 2004 Santa Barbara Newspress Track Athlete of the Year ... 2004 San Marcos High School's Student Athlete of the Year ... ran 800m leg of 2003 All-American DMR ... National Honor Society member.
Transferred from the US Air Force Academy ... MWC Academic Team and Academic All-American in the 2004-2005 season ... 2004-2005 Newcomer of the Year Award ... indoor 800m school record ... NCAA Regional qualifier in 1500m.
2005 | Sophomore Year
Ran unattached at the BYU Autumn Classic and placed third with a time of 18:31.7.