University of San Francisco- A WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention selection, competed for the Dons at the WCC Cross Country Championships finishing as the teams 6th runner in 47th place overall. Scored for USF as their 5th runner at the NCAA West Region placing 93rd in the 10K race. Holds personal bests of 15:02.62 over 5,000 meters and 32:22.69 in the 10,000 meters.
High School- Bellarmine cross country MVP junior and senior year...Holds the school record in the 5k with a time of 15:44...Earned a top 10 finish at the state meet in the 3,200 meters as a senior...Holds prep bests of 4:27 (1,600 m) and 9:23 (3,200 m)...Was the freshman team captain and point guard of the Bellarmine basketball team in 2010...Participated in alpine ski racing for eight years...Named most improved athlete of the White Pass Ski Club...
Personal- Son of Brett Purtzer and Kim Heggerness...Born Nov. 22, 1995, in Tacoma, Wash...Enjoys playing frisbee golf in his free time.
02/16/2018 - Women’s and Men’s Cross Country Programs Named All-Academic Teams
11/22/2017 - Thurston and Fishburn Named to WCC All-Academic Team
11/10/2017 - Hogan Paces GU Men to 10th Place Finish at Regionals
11/08/2017 - Cross Country Runs at Regionals Friday
10/27/2017 - Zag Men Place Fourth at WCC Championships; Women Place Fifth
10/25/2017 - Gonzaga Harriers Head to Conference Championships
10/14/2017 - Kaderabek Runs Sixth-Fastest 8K in Program History