Cougar men complete outstanding season with 21st place at NCAA Championships.
WSU CAREER. JUNIOR (2011-12): Cross Country - Struggled with injuries...raced at Clash of the Inland Northwest finished ninth in 6.2 mile race with a time of 18:55...Indoor - Spent majority of winter training on the AlterG treadmill...ran 800m in 1:54.56i at Husky Classic...Outdoor - Limited racing during season in middle distances including 1500m (3:50.36) at WSU/UCLA/Tennessee duals but did not reach championship season...named to Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention team.
REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2010-11): Cross Country - Finished 16th at the WSU-UW Dual (Ephrata) with 6k time of 19:13.43...fourth on team, seventh overall at Anderson Invite (Spokane Valley) 8k in a time of 25:43.00...fourth on team and 129th in White Race at Pre-Nationals (Terre Haute) in time of 25.18.8...sixth on team, 140th overall in 10k at NCAA West Regional (11/13/10, Springfield, Ore.) in a time of 32:28.02...named to Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention team...Indoor - Finished 13th in the mile (4:13.80i) and the 1200m leg of the sixth-place DMR squad at the MPSF Championships...PR time in mile of 4:05.51i came at Washington Invite (1/29/11, Seattle)...Outdoor - Top 1500m runner on team with PR time of 3:36.69 at Mt. SAC Relays (4/15/11, Walnut)...finished sixth (3:48.80) in 1500m at Pac-10 Championships...took 20th (3:51.09) at NCAA West Prelims 1500m quarterfinals after running a first round time of 3:48.80...Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention.
FRESHMAN (2008-09): Cross Country - Trained with team but did not compete...SOPHOMORE (2009-10): Cross Country - Redshirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Earned nine varsity letters at Odessa High...lettered four times in cross country and was named team captain in both junior and senior year...earned four varsity letters in track and field and was named team captain senior season under coach Travis Schuh...earned one varsity letter in basketball...state champion at 2007 state 1B cross country meet...placed in the top 50 in state championships with a time of 16:40 in 2007...won Bi-county district meet with a time of 16:01 during senior campaign...took first place in the 800m and 1600m at 2008 state 1B track and field championships...named MVP for track and field team senior year...finished fifth at state 1B cross country meet junior season...finished first in the 800m and 1600m during 2007 track and field season...anchored 4x400 to first state 1B Bi-county league championships in all three events during junior year.
PERSONAL. Born in May 1990, in Odessa, Wash...father Mark is a grain merchant...mother Dorris is a P.E. and art teacher...older sister Kysa...enjoys paintballing, riding dirt bikes and playing Xbox live...on honor society in high school...member of FBLA, NHS, and chess club throughout high school...majoring in agriculture and food economics at WSU.
CRONRATH'S WSU BESTS 800m - 1:51.42 (2011) 1500m - 3:46.69 (2011) Mile - 4:05.51i (2011) 3000m - 8:43.81 (2011)
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