Robert Walgren
Robert  Walgren

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Anchorage, AK

High School:
Service


09/15/2015

Home Sweet Home for the Zag Harriers

Gonzaga makes short trip to Plantes Ferry Park for its next races

06/19/2015

Gonzaga Student-Athletes Winning in the Classroom

124 Zags Earned Gonzaga Honor List Accolades

06/19/2015

Gonzaga Student-Athletes Winning in the Classroom

124 Zags Earned Gonzaga Honor List Accolades

Gonzaga University (Cross Country)- 4 year varsity letter winner and 2 year captain…competed at the WCC XC Championship all 4 years and competed at the NCAA XC West Regional meet on 3 separate occasions…had his highest placing (105th) at the regional meet in 2011 as a junior to score for the Zags…currently #11 on the all-time 8k XC list with a time of 24:31 run at the 2014 WCC Championships in Santa Clara, CA and #8 on the all-time 10k XC with a time of 31:25 run at the 2014 NCAA XC Western Regional meet in Palo Alto, CA

Gonzaga University (Track)- Graduated in 2015 as the #3 fastest 5000 meter runner in school history with at time of 14:13.51 clocked at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival in 2014…had success both indoors and outdoors…broke out indoors as a redshirt freshman in 2012 where he set then school records and PRs in the Mile and 3000 meters; at the UW Indoor Preview he ran 4:11.91 and at the UW Final Qualifier he ran 8:20.31…at the time of graduation he was #5 on the all-time indoor Mile, 3000, and 5000 meter runs…outdoors he ran the #7 fastest 10000 meters in school history at the Mt. Sac Relays running 30:26.90

High School- Graduated from Robert Service High School in Anchorage, AK…placed 3rd at the 2009 ASAA 4A State Cross Country Championships to help lead his team to the state title…placed 11th as a junior…on the track he qualified for the ASAA 4A State Track and Field Championships 3 years in a row…as a senior won the state title in the 4x800; placed 2nd in the 800, 3rd in the 3200, and 4th in the 1600…as a junior again won the 4x 800 meter run and placed 9th and 12th in the 1600 and 3200 meter run…personal bests of 1:57 (800), 4:28 (1600) and 9:45 (3200)

Personal- Mechanical engineering and math major ... motivated by all runners, but would like a combination of the following: 50% Craig Mottram, 25% Zane Robertson, 15% Joe Stilin, 5% Ace the Squirrel, and 5% Gabe Jennings ... if could have dinner with anyone, it would be teammates Andy Thomas and Matt Crichlow ... weird fact: born in England ... secret addiction: Craisins ... nickname: Fat Rob.

GU Career Bests

1500m….. 3:52.65

5000m…. 14:13.51

10000m….30:26.90

3000m (Indoor)….. 8:20.31

8000m (XC)……24:31

10000m (XC)…..31:25

Major Meets

2014 Regional XC- 106th (6th GU)

2014 WCC XC- 26th (6th GU)

2012 Regional XC- 111th (6th GU)

2012 WCC XC- 28th (6th GU)

2011 Regional XC- 105th (4th GU)

2011 WCC XC- 34th (6th GU)

2010 WCC XC- 32nd (5th GU)

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