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Scott Bauhs

2013 SRVHS Athletic Hall of Fame


Scott Bauhs, Class of 2004:

SRVHS has had many great distance runners over its long history, but only Scott Bauhs went on to become a world-class distance runner. During his time at SRV on the track, Scott was the league champion and set a school record for 1600 meters, and placed 2nd in the CIF State Track Meet at 3200 meters. In Cross Country, he was a three-time All-League selection, All-Nor Cal in 2002 and was named the Contra Costa Times Cross Country Athlete of the Year in 2003.

But that was only the beginning. SRV’s loss became CSU Chico’s gain as Scott made an immediate impact on both the Cross Country and Track teams. Scott became an 8-time NCAA Div. II All-American (4 in C.C. and 4 in Track) while setting many records. He was the youngest U.S. runner to run both sub 28:00 for 10,000 meters and a sub 4:00 minute mile. He set an NCAA Division II record for 10,000M with a time of 27:48. At Chico, Scott set school records in the 1,500M (3:42), the mile (3:59), 5000M (13:31), and 10,000M (27:48). In 2007, Scott was the NCAA Div. II National Champion at 10,000M and was named CCAA Male Athlete of the year (All Sports). In 2008, he was the NCAA Div. II National Champion in both the 5000M and Cross Country and was again named the CCAA Male Athlete of the Year. His former college coach, Travis Souders, said of Scott, “He’s one of those few athletes who can give you more than what he’s capable of. He’ll go substantially faster than you think he can, or that he thinks he can. It’s just a trait that few people can do.”

Since College, Scott had 3rd place finishes in the 2010 USA Cross Country Championship and 2011 USA Track and Field Championship at 10,000M. He won the 2010 Rock and Roll half marathon in Las Vegas, and has made four World Championship teams.

Scott is currently living in San Diego and earning his MBA through the San Diego State Sports MBA program and continues to run and train.