Revised time schedule for April 20.
WAR VI meet at Spokane Falls Community College.
Cougars fare well at team scoring meet.
Talented senior team captain runs PR in steeple which is third-best in WSU history.
Cougars reach 23 lifetime-best marks at MPSF Championships meet.
WSU CAREER. JUNIOR (2012-13): Fourth at Clash of Inland NW 6k meet (18:30.0)...second on team, 20th overall at Notre Dame 5-mile (24:20)...third on team, sixth overall at Inland Empire Classic 8k (25:00)...second WSU runner and 34th overall at Pac-12 Championships (24:24)...third on team, 37th overall at 2012 NCAA West Regional with 10k time of 30:27...named to Pac-12 All-Academic cross country honorable mention team.
SOPHOMORE (2011-12): Cross Country - Finished with places of third, 34th, and fourth at Inland NW Clash, Notre Dame Invitational, and Inland Northwest Classic, respectively...placed 68th overall, seventh on team at Pac-12 Championships...finished 45th overall, fifth on team in 10k at NCAA West Regionals...fourth scorer for Cougar men at NCAA Championships with 164th place finish...named Pac-12 All-Academic second team...Indoor - Took nine seconds off PR in 5000m with time of 14:08.28i at Husky Classic (2/10/12, Seattle)...also PRd in 3000m by 11 seconds with time of 8:11.57i for 19th place at MPSF Championships (2/24/12, Seattle)...took 13th in 5k at MPSF (14:16.45i)...Outdoor - Ran PR time in steeplechase of 8:55.81 at Mt. SAC Relays (4/19/12, Walnut)...finished 10th in steeple at Pac-12 Championships (9:10.35)...placed 18th in steeple at West Regional Prelims (9:01.09)...named Pac-12 All-Academic second team.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2010-11): Cross Country- Finished 14th at Anderson Invite (Spokane Valley) with 8k time of 26:33.08...third at Inland NW Challenge (Cheney) in time of 24:51.9...41st overall and fifth Cougar (24:39.44) at Pac-10 Championships (10/30/10, Seattle)...took 102nd overall, third on team in 10k at NCAA West Regional (11/13/10, Springfield, Ore.) in time of (31:48.20)...named to Pac-10 All-Academic second team...Indoor - Ran 300m PR time of 8:22.33i at Husky Classic (2/12/11, Seattle)...at Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships ran PR in 5000m of 14:17.91i for 14th (2/26/11, Seattle)...also finished 26th in 3k at MPSF...Outdoor - Top steeplechaser on team with PR time of 8:58.51 at WSU-UW Dual meet (4/29/11, Seattle)...also ran PR in 3000m of 8:22.04 at same dual meet...finished ninth at Pac-10 Championships with steeple time of 9:18.39...finished 25th in steeple at NCAA West Prelims (9:03.25)...Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention.
FRESHMAN (2009-10): Cross Country - Redshirt season...ran unattached at the Runners Soul/Erik Anderson Invite in Spokane, earning a third place finish (first Cougar)....Indoor - Redshirt season...Outdoor - Redshirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL. Earned six varsity letters at Southridge High...named captain of both cross country and track and field team senior year...state 3A Cross Country Runner of the Year in 2006 and 2007...at 3A state cross country championships finished 31st in 2006 and fourth in 2007...placed fourth at 2008 state 4A cross country meet...during senior season was named 4A cross country Runner of the Year...at BorderClash cross country meets, took 22nd as junior and fourth place senior year...finished 31st at Nike Cross Country National meet in 2008...during track seasons, placed seventh and then fourth in the 3200m at the 2007 and 2008 3A state meets...named the Yakima Herald 3A Track Male Athlete of the Year in 2007 and 2008...senior season won Columbia Basin Big Nine 3200m with PR time of 9:10.59 and second place in 1600m with PR time of 4:17.02...fourth place in 3200m (9:13.48) at state 4A championships...Washington State Academic Award of the Week for 3A and 4A.
PERSONAL. Born in August 1990, in Toppenish, Wash...father Angel and mother Vicky...two younger brothers, Adrian and Angel III...enjoys playing basketball and bowling...won the Silver Star Award with a 3.93 GPA in high school...graduated 10th in class of 325...Honor Roll throughout high school...majoring in psychology at WSU.
GONZALES' WSU BESTS 1500m - 3:58.30 (2010) Mile - 4:14.83i (2011) 3000m - 8:11.57i (2012) 3000m Steeplechase - 8:55.81 (2012) 5000m - 14:08.28i (2012)
PAC-10/12 CHAMPIONSHIPS PERFORMANCES 2012 3000m Steeplechase 10th 9:10.35 2011 3000m Steeplechase 9th 9:18.39
NCAA WEST PRELIMINARY PERFORMANCES 2012 3000m Steeplechase 18th 9:01.09 2011 3000m Steeplechase 25th 9:03.25