Revised time schedule for April 20.
WAR VI meet at Spokane Falls Community College.
Englund and Sodorff reach PR marks in Seattle.
Cougars head to Notre Dame and Seattle.
Cougars reach 23 lifetime-best marks at MPSF Championships meet.
WSU CAREER. SOPHOMORE (2012-13): Cross Country - Fifth-place at Clash of Inland NW 6k (18:30.7)...fourth on team, 54th overall at Notre Dame 5-mile (24:33)...DNF at Inland Empire meet due to allergies...top Cougar finisher at Pac-12 Championships at 24th running 8k in 24:14...fourth on team 39th overall at 2012 NCAA West Regional with 10k time of 30:27...named to Pac-12 All-Academic cross country honorable mention.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2011-12): Cross Country - Finished eighth overall and fifth on WSU team at Inland Northwest Classic...took 66th overall, sixth on team at Pac-12 Championships...placed 65th overall, seventh on team at NCAA West Regional meet with 10k time of 30:47...competed on WSU's seven-man team at NCAA Championships, placing 232nd...Indoor - Ran PR time in mile of 4:11.40i at Vandal Collegiate (2/18/12, Moscow)...tallied PR time in 3000m at Husky Classic of 8:24.71i (2/10/12, Seattle)...Outdoor - Ran 1500m PR time of 3:47.54 at Stanford Invite (4/6/12)...also PR time in 800m of 2:01.97 at WSU-UW Dual (4/28/12, Pullman)...at the Pac-12 Championships ran 1500m prelims in 3:47.56 (11th) and finished 12th in final (3:56.93).
FRESHMAN (2011): Enrolled at WSU in January 2011...Indoor - Redshirt season...Outdoor - Redshirt season...competed unattached at Cougar Invite running 1500m in 4:00.24.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Earned eight letters in his tenure at Ferndale High School...four in track and field and four in cross country...served as team captain for both teams as a senior...set the school record for the mile and two mile at Ferndale in his senior year...was district champion in both the mile and two mile as a senior.
PERSONAL: Born in May 1992 in Bellingham, Wash...father Gaylen is a plumber...mother Wilma works as the AVP for Whidbey Island Bank...older brothers Austin and Nick...father ran cross country and track for Central Washington University...was a member of the Human Relations Council in high school...enjoys playing games...is undecided on area of academic pursuit at WSU.
GEORGE'S WSU BESTS 800m - 2:01.92 (2012) 1500m - 3:47.54 (2012) Mile - 4:11.40i (2012) 3000m - 8:24.71i (2012)
PAC-12 CHAMPIONSHIPS PERFORMANCES 2012 1500m 12th 3:56.93 (prelims, 11th 3:47.82)