2013: Competed at the Lobo Invitational, placing 34th overall — and fifth on the team — with a time of 16:45 over the 5-kilometer course.

2012: Competed for the Lobos four times ... Took seventh overall and second on the team at the Lobo Invitational, finishing in 19:38 ... Nabbed 113th at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 25:15 over the 5-mile course ... Claimed 39th in an open race at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational with a 25:10 time over 8K ... Wrapped up his season at the Mountain West Championships, where he placed 30th with a 25:27.99 time.

2011: Emerged as a solid No. 3 option as the season went on ... Opened the year with an 8th-place time of 25:36.5 at the Lobo Invitational ... Cooled off a bit at the Notre Dame Invitational (123rd, 25:46) and the Wisconsin Invitational (154th, 25:11) ... However, he regained his top-flight form entering postseason competition, a he notched a nith-place finish at the Mountain West Championships, helping the Lobo claim the title ... Placed 51st at the NCAA Regional meet with a 32:03.2 time and 236th at the NCAA Championships with a 32.19 time.


Two-time cross country team state champions under coach David Christian ... Four-time state champion in the 800m ... Cross country All-State twice.


Full name is Petrus Jacobus Malherbe ... Born in Cape Town, South Africa ... Son of Linus and Marcelle ... His father is an architect and his mother a pharmacist ... Has one sister, Gala ... Favorite food is meat ... Hobbies include camping and hiking ... Has dual citizenship in the U.S. and the Republic of South Africa ... Majoring in exercise science.


• 2011 Second Team All-Mountain West
• 2011-12 Academic All-Mountain West