The Fresno State cross country teams open season strong in the Fresno State Invitational.
Cross Country (Junior): Participated in five meets for the 'Dogs... was the Bulldogs second finisher in four meets and was the top finisher at the Stanford Invitational... ran his fastest 8K time of the season at the Santa Clara Invitational placing 35th in a time of 24:37.7, a time that ranks 24th-fastest in program history... finished 39th at the Mountain West Championships running a time of 28:18.2... ran a time of 24:52.6 at the highly-competitive Stanford Invitational to finish 56th overall... finished right behind Gill at the NCAA West Regional to place 108th overall running a 10K time of 33:21.7...finished 23rd at the UW Sundodger Invitational completing the 8K in a time of 25:06.
Cross Country (Sophomore):
Participated in five races this season... finished first or second for the Bulldogs in all five races, including three top finishes... ran his fastest 8K time at the Stanford Invitational, 24:34 to place 37th overall... competed at the Mountain West Championship where he was the first Bulldog to finish, placing 31st running 24:41.... placed second overall at the Fresno State Invitational running 18:39 in the 6K
Participated in five meets including the Mountain West Championship ... competed in three events ... recorded a college best 4:10.25 in the 1500M at the Cal Poly/Shareslo.com Invitational, a 9:03.73 in the 3000M at the Fresno State v. Cal Poly Dual, and a 15:10.52 in the 5000M at the 2014 UC Irvine Spring Break ... took third place in the 5000M with a time of 15:14.51 at the Sacramento State Mondo Mid Major Challenge.
Cross Country (Freshman):
Participated in five meets including the Mountain West Championship and the NCAA West Regional Championship ... competed in two events ... clocked a time of 25:08.0 in the 8K at the Santa Clara Bronco XC Invitational ... timed in at 32:27.6 in the 10K at the NCAA West Regional Championship.
Prior to Fresno State:
Four-year cross country letterwinner for coach Ivan Huff at Paso Robles High School ... also a three-year letterwinner in track ... Was the track MVP in 2013 and the cross country team captain in 2012 ... Was the PAC-7 League champion for track in the 3200 meter.
Born in Fresno, Calif., ... parents are Darla and Randy Kwiatkowski ... has one brother, Andrew, and two sisters, Rachael and Elizabeth ... enjoys hiking, snowboarding and hanging out at the beach ... biggest athletic thrill was breaking 10-minutes in the 2-mile for the first time ... chose Fresno State because of the coaching staff and the team.
● 6K - 18:38, Fresno State Invitational (9/5/14)
● 8K - 24:34, Stanford Invitational (9/27/14)
● 10K - 32:27, NCAA Regional (2013)
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