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WSU Track & Field BIO
Richard Shroy
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Richard Shroy 1264795
Position: Middle Distance
Height: 6'0"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Carson City, Nev.
High School: Carson HS
WSU CAREER. REDSHIRT SENIOR (2014-15): Cross Country - Top Coug, third collegiate runner and fourth overall at Clash of the Inland Northwest with 6k time of (18:15)...sixth-place finish at Sundodger 8k (24:21)...fifth Cougar and 33rd overall at Stanford Invite 8k in time of 24:29...sustained season-ending injury…named to Pac-12 All-Academic cross country honorable mention team.
SENIOR (2013-14):  Redshirt entire year due to leg surgery in February 2014.
JUNIOR (2012-13):Cross Country - Was 19th finisher at Clash of Inland NW 6k meet (19:15.6)...seventh on team, 158th overall at Notre Dame 5-mile (26:47)...seventh on team, 47th overall at Inland Empire Classic 8k (26:44)...sixth Cougar and 79th overall at Pac-12 Championships 8k (27:26)...seventh on team and 143rd overall at 2012 NCAA West Regional with 10k time of 32:33…named to Pac-12 All-Academic cross country honorable mentionIndoor - Ran an indoor-best mile time of 4:12.75i at Don Kirby Open (2/8/13, Albuquerque)…Outdoor - At Mt. SAC Relays ran PR time in 1500m of 3:47.44 (4/18/13, Walnut)…finished 20th in the 1500m at Pac-12 Championships (3:54.78)…named to Pac-12 All-Academic Track & Field honorable mention team.
SOPHOMORE (2011-12):Cross Country - Competed in two races this season...placed eighth at Clash of the Inland Northwest...finished 73rd at Pac-12 Championships...named Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention…Indoor - Clocked in a PR time in 800m of 1:56.13i at Vandal Collegiate (2/18/12, Moscow)…also ran mile in PR time of 4:19.82i at Idaho Indoor (2/4/12, Moscow)…Outdoor- Redshirt season.
FRESHMAN (2010-11):Cross Country - Finished 12th at WSU-UW Dual meet (Ephrata) running 6k in 19:01.47...finished 23rd at Anderson Invite (Spokane Valley) 8k (26:50.49)...36th at Inland NW Challenge (Cheney) in time of 26:00.2...56th overall (25:11.98) at Pac-10 Championships (10/30/10, Seattle)...70th overall (25:49.99) at Pac-10 Championships (10/30/10, Seattle)…Indoor - Limited indoor competition as training for outdoor steeplechase…ran mile time of 4:25.91i at WSU Open (1/15/11, Pullman)…Outdoor - Ran a 3000m steeplechase time of 9:50.91 at WSU-UW Dual meet (4/29/11, Seattle).
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Earned 12 letters at Carson High…four for cross country coach Pete Sinnott…eight for track coach Robert Maw…won 2009 state 4A individual cross country title and Senators won team senior year…4A regional champion…finished 28th at Footlocker West qualifier…four-time all-region first team in cross country…three-time first team all-state cross country, once second team…other individual state finishes include third as freshman, second as sophomore and junior…on the track, two-time 4A state champion in 3200m, senior season added state 1600m title…numerous all-region selections in 3200m and 1600m…set school record for 1600m of 4:18.80.
PERSONAL. Born in November 1992, in Carson City, Nevada…father Keith Shroy is a marketing manager…mother Jeanne Stelzer is a cross country and track coach…older brother Chad ran cross country at the United States Naval Academy…graduated with a 4.14 grade point average…member of National Honor Society…CAP Cadet Commanding and Executive Office of Douglas County Composite Squadron…earned three academic letters…Cadet Physical Fitness office of NJROTC unit…Platoon Commander for NJROTC unit…member of Tahoe Mountains Milers and Sagebrush Stompers…majoring in criminal justice at WSU to pursue career in FBI.
800m - 1:56.13i (2012)
1500m - 3:47.44 (2013)
Mile - 4:19.82i (2012)
3000m Steeplechase - 9:50.91 (2011)
2013       1500m             20th           3:54.78
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