WSU CAREER. SENIOR (2007-08): Cross Country - Leading runner for the Cougars throughout the season...finished eighth at the Pac-10 Championships (10/27/07, Corvallis), first on the team, to lead the team to a fifth-place team finish...earned second team All-Pac-10 honors...second WSU runner to cross the line at Pre-Nationals and NCAA West Regionals (11/10/07, Eugene).
JUNIOR (2006-07): Cross Country - Consistently among top five finishers...took third place at Idaho Jamboree and at Montana Invitational, placed 16th at Sundodger Invite and 105th at Pre-Nationals...fourth on team and 38th overall at Pac-10 Championships (10/28/06, Stanford)...third on team and 70th overall at NCAA West Regional meet (11/11/06, Portland)...Indoor - Ran mile in a season-best time of 5:40.38i at the Cougar Indoor...set a PR time of 9:49.94i in the 3000m at the MPSF Championships (2/24/07, Seattle)...Outdoor - Redshirt season...ran unattached at Pellue Invite in 1500m with time of 4:50.65.
SOPHOMORE (2005-06): Cross Country - Opened season with third place at the Idaho Jamboree (9/2/05, Moscow)...17th at the Sundodger Invitational (9/17/05, Seattle)...seventh at Montana Invitational (10/1/05, Missoula)...178th at Pre-Nationals (10/15/05, Terre Haute)...55th overall, fifth on team at Pac-10 Championships (10/29/05, Tucson)...85th overall, fourth on team at NCAA West Regional meet (11/12/05, Palo Alto)...Indoor - Best year of running yet...clocked PR in mile of 4:58.23i at Cougar Indoor (1/28/06, Pullman)...ran top 3k time of 9:50.15 for 13th in MPSF Championships (2/25/06, Seattle)...Outdoor - Ran best times in 1500m of 4:25.58 (Trojan Invite, 3/25/06), and in 3000m of 10:18.60 (UW Dual Meet, 4/29/06, Pullman)...clocked top 5000m time of 17:22.29 at Stanford Invite (4/1/06)...finished 24th in the 5k at the Pac-10 Championships.
FRESHMAN (2004-05): Cross Country - Opened season with fourth place finish at Idaho Jamboree, running unattached...fifth WSU runner and 181st overall at NCAA Pre-National Meet (10/16/04, Terre Haute)...ninth Cougar and 73rd overall at Pac-10 Championships (10/30/04, San Francisco)...Indoor - Clocked top mile 3000m time of 10:177.57i for 23rd at Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships (2/26/05, Seattle)...Outdoor - Third on team with 1500m time of 4:42.37 (4/167/05, Walnut) and 5k time of 17:50.22 (3/26/05, Stanford).
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Earned eleven letters at Sunnyside High...four each in cross country and track as standout distance runner for coach Robin Bryson...three as point guard on coach Leo Gomez's basketball squad...senior year, ranked No. 5 among Washington girls cross country runners...was girls cross country state champion...won state in 3200m (10:58), finished sixth in 1600m...qualified for Border Clash...Mid-Valley League Runner of the Year...named team mvp and Scholar Athlete...named Tri-City Herald Runner of the Year for second consecutive year...as a junior, placed third at state in girls cross country...named Mid-Valley League Runner of the Year...district and regional champ in 1600m and 3200m...third at state in 1600m, finished sixth in 3200m...named Tri-City Herald Runner of the Year...set Grizzlies girls basketball record for most 3-pointers in a season (49) and selected to participate in all-state basketball game....named first team all-league in track as a sophomore...state champion in 3200m...averaged 13 ppg and was named team Scholar Athlete in basketball...freshman year, was first girl in SHS history to participate in state cross country meet...named Mid-Valley League Runner of the Year...placed second at state in 3200m...nominated for Athlete of the Year...holds SHS records in 800m, 1600m and 3200m.
PERSONAL. Born Isley Sharele Gonzalez 6/9/86, at Yakima, Wash...father Nick is a union laborer...mother Robin is an office manager...brother Gracen (6/14/90)...member of National Honor Society (3.7 GPA)...ASB president...involved in Key Club, Drama Club, Leadership, Fire Squad, Executive Counsel, Rotary International, Interhigh and Leaders in Action....will pursue a degree in education.
GONZALEZ'S WSU BESTS
1500m - 4:35.58 (2006) Mile - 4:58.23i (2006) 3000m - 9:49.94i (2007) 5000m - 17:22.29 (2006)
PAC-10 CHAMPIONSHIPS PERFORMANCES 2006 5000m 24th 18:52.60