Opened indoor track campaign by finish fourth in the 400 meters at Leonard Hilton Invitational in 1:58.19 ... Posted career-best time of 1:56.40 to place fifth in the 800 at Howie Ryan All-Comers Meet ... Part of Lamar's winning effort in the men's distance medley at the Southland Conference Indoor Track Championships.
2009-10: In indoor track, placed 18th in the 800 meters of the Texas Tech Classic in 1:59.22.
HIGH SCHOOL: Ran for Barbers Hill High School ... Competed for state cross country in 2004 ... Was a regional qualifier in 800m relay in 2007 ... received a cross country leadership award in 2006 ... National Honor student ... Graduated in top 10 percent.
PERSONAL: Born on June 9, 1989, in Conroe, Texas ... Son of Chris and Charla Malek and Vicki Malek ... Brother Austin ran track for Lamar ... Enjoys fishing and hunting ... Majoring in chemical engineering.