William Livingston
William Livingston
Year: SR
Hometown: Federal Way, WA
High School: Charles Wright Acad.
Event: Distance

As a Junior (2012-2013):

Competed in four meets for Caltech’s cross country team … Best time was at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational (29:23)

As a Sophomore (2011-2012):

Competed in four meets for Caltech’s cross country team…Recorded a time of 25:28 in the 6K Redlands invitational…The Pomona-Pitzer invitational produced his best 8K time

As a Freshman (2010-2011):

Competed in three meets for the Beavers…Ran a 24:16 at the Redlands Invitational in his Caltech debut

High School: 

Member of HS cross country team that placed third at states...Ran a 17:53 time at a 5K race...Member of the track team in high school where he ran the 800m, 1600m, and 3200m, and participated in high jump


Physics major...Came to Caltech because of strong academics...Favorite team is the Seattle Mariners...National AP Scholar in 2010...Earned the Renselaer Medal in 2010...Lists his hobbies as kayaking, hiking, and programming...He is the house athletic manager...Lists his best athletic achievement as competing in the steeplechase...His most exciting research project has been creating models of torsion pendulums...Son of Robert and Pam...Has a sister named Laura