Event: 5,000m, 10,000m
PR: 5000m 13:39.75 (1997) 10,000m 28:23.37 (2000)
Born: March 28, 1977 in Danville, Pa.
Current Residence: Palo Alto, Calif.
High School: Kingwood (Tex.) '95
College: Stanford '00
Coach: Vin Lananna
Career Highlights: 4th place at 2000 NCAA 5000m and 10,000m; 6th in 3000m at 2000 NCAA Indoor Championships; 3rd at 1999 NCAA 10,000m, 7th at 1999 USA Outdoors; 1996 U.S. Junior 5000m champ.
Twin brother of Brad Hauser, who also ran for Stanford...together they form one of the greatest brother combinations in U.S. distance running history...a two-time Foot Locker Cross Country finalist as a prep, Hauser went on to Stanford where he was a key member of the Cardinal's 5th place NCAA cross country team, earning All-American honors for the first time...was redshirted for the 1996 track season... Hauser captured the U.S. Junior 5000m title in 1996, which qualified him for the U.S. IAAF World Junior Championships in Sydney, Australia. His 5000m best that season of 14:16.89 was the second fastest by an American junior...Hauser broke school records in the 5000m and 10,000m in his first full season of competition for Stanford in 1997...ran 13:39.75 in 5000 meters at Mt. SAC, breaking the Cardinal's 21-year-old record by more than 13 seconds...at the 2000 NCAA Outdoor Championships, Hauser was in position to take 3rd place with 40 meters to go when he began staggering and wobbling from side to side. He fell across the line in 4th place, collecting valuable points for Stanford, which eventually won the NCAA team title. Although dehydrated from his effort in the 10k, Hauser bounced back in the 5000m to again finish 4th...a human biology major at Stanford.
2000: 11th at Olympic Trials 5000m...4th at NCAA 5000 and 10,000m...dnf
at Olympic Trials 10,000m...ranked 10th U.S. in 10,000m...bests of 13:43.86 and
1999: 3rd at NCAA 10,000m...7th at USA Champs 10,000m...3rd at PAC-10 5000m...5th at NCAAs...19th at USA Championships...bests of 13:41.50 and 28:32.56.
1998: 2nd at NCAA 10,000m...2nd at Pac-10 5000m...7th at USA champs...9th at NCAA Champs...ranked 7th U.S. 10,000m by T&FN...bests of 13:42.37 and 28:32.39.
1997: 7th at USA Champs in 10,000m...6th in NCAA 5000m...4th PAC-10 5k...ranked 8th in 10,000m by T&FN...bests of 13:39.75 and 28:46.35.
1996: 1st at U.S. Juniors at 5000m, 2nd at 10,000m...bests of 14:16.89 and 30:27.10.