Matt Mroczynski
Matt Mroczynski

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pulaski, Wis.

High School:
Pulaski

Event:
Distance/XC

Birthdate:
11/23/1988

2009-10: (Cross Country): Finished in 12th place at the 2009 State Farm MVC Championships, with a time of 26:44 on a soggy course ... ran a season-best time at the Notre Dame Invitational, with a time of 24:24, while crossing the finish line in 31st place ... recorded a 10th-place performance at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships with a time of 24:50 ... placed 54th at the Midwest Regional with a 32:36 10K mark. (Indoor): Ran a personal-best time of 8:20.83 in the 3,000-meter run at the Meyo Invitational ... posted a new personal-best in the mile with a time of 4:11.03 at the Iowa State Classic ... member of the distance medley relay team that placed fifth at the Iowa State Classic ... placed 11th in the mile at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships. (Outdoor): Finished 11th in the 5,000-meter run at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships ... completed the 1500-meter run in a time of 4:02.75 at the SIU Spring Classic.

2008-09: (Cross Country): 2008 All-MVC Cross Country team selection ... competed in five races ... led the Redbirds in three races ... runner-up at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Cross Country Championships, covering the 8K course in a time of 24:43.22 ... recorded a personal-best at the Notre Dame Invitational finishing 20th with a time of 24:08 in the five mile race ... his performance at Notre Dame was the second fastest time in the MVC during the season and was the ISU all-time top mark for an 8K ... named MVC Cross Country Athlete of the Week for Oct. 21, for his performance at the NCAA Pre-Nationals, where he finished 69th with a time of 24:39.10 in the 8K race ... held the Valley's fifth best 10K performance, recording a time of 32:58.20 at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championship (66th place). (Indoor): Ran a career-best 14:47.28 at the State Farm MVC Indoor Championships in the 5,000-meter run for a second-place finish and then came back to finish third in the 3,000-meter run (8:32.57) ... All-MVC in the 5,000 and 3,000 ... turned in a career-best 3,000 at the Rod McCravy memorial with a time of 8:20.25 to finish in 11th place ... won the 3,000 at the Terre Haute Double Dual. (Outdoor): Won the 5,000-meter run at the Pacesetter Invitational with a season-best time of 14:30.40 ... was the Drake Relays runner up in the 10,000-meter run as he crossed the finish line with a time of 30:35.01 ... was fifth in the 5,000 and 10th in the 10,000 at the Valley Championships ... finished fourth in the 1,500-meter run at the Lee Calhoun Memorial with a time of 3:57.61.

2007-08: (Cross Country): In his first collegiate cross country race, was ISU's top-finisher placing second with a time of 18:26.88 at the Illini Challenge (6K) ... was named Missouri Valley Cross Country Athlete of the Week for Sept. 5, for his performance at the Illini Challenge ... holds the sixth-fastest 8K time (24:41) in the MVC, which he achieved at the Bradley Classic ... placed 12th at the State Farm MVC Championship with a time of 24:58.78 ... top-ISU finisher at the NCAA Midwest Regional 10K with a time of 31:15 (37th). (Indoor): Achieved a season-best and held the teams top-performance in the mile with a time of 4:16.71, which he achieved at the Indiana Relays ... recorded a season-best time of 8:23.10 in the 3,000-meter run at the Meyo Invite ... placed fourth in the 5,000-meter run at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championships with a season-best time of 14:58.89. (Outdoor): Named All-MVC in the 5,000-meter run ... placed third at the Valley Championships in the 5,000 (15:16.86) ... achieved a season-best and the team's top-performance in the 5,000 at the Mt. SAC Relays, clocking in with a time of 14:25.42 (sixth place) ... posted a third-place finish and season-best time (3:55.29) in the 1,500-meter run at the EIU Big Blue Classic ... placed fifth in the 10,000-meter run at the Valley Championships with a season-best time of 30:28.78.

At Pulaski HS: Named the 2006 Wisconsin Cross Country Runner of the Year ... cross country team captain junior and senior years ... team MVP all four years... won the 2006 state cross country championship ... named track and field team captain and team MVP senior year ... named Green Bay, Wis., Athlete of the Year in 2007... holds school records in the 1,600- and 3,200-meter run, as well as in the 4x800-meter relay ... won the 3,200-meters and placed third in the 1,600-meters at the Wisconsin State Track and Field meet in 2007 ... personal best time in the 3,200-meters was 9:07.00 and 4:15.00 in the 1,600-meters.

Personal: Born 11/23/88 ... son of Gregg and Ann Mroczynski ... siblings are Heidi Steeno and Skeeter ... major is art ... pronounced Mer-CHIN-ski.