Corona is currently ranked ninth, nationally, in the 1500-meter run.
Five Falcons earned multiple all-MW honors.
FRESHMAN YEAR | 2012-13: Set Freshman Class Records in the mile and 1500-meter run...earned all-conference honors as the anchor of the distance medley relay team that finished second (9:59.30) at the Mountain West Indoor Championships...clocked a career-best time of 4:10.74 (adjusted for altitude) in the mile at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic to break the program's Freshman Class Record that had stood since 2003...scored for the Falcons in that event at the conference championships, after placing eighth (4:13.09)...won the 800-meter run at the Air Force Team Challenge after clocking a career-best time of 1:57.47a...clocked a Freshman Class Record time of 3:46.79 in the 1500-meter run to finish fifth at the MW Outdoor Championships...claimed top-four finishes in that event at the Air Force Twilight Open (first) and Stanford Invitational (fourth)...ran the third leg of the 4x800-meter relay team that recorded the second-fastest time in Academy history (7:35.07) at the Drake Relays...received "Standout" distinction from the team on three occasions.
HIGH SCHOOL: Fairfield College Preparatory School...all-conference and all-division in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track...member of the 2011 cross country team that won the Connecticut state championship title...ran the anchor leg of the 4x800-meter relay team that placed second in New England with a school record time of 7:50...also ran a leg of the 4xMile team that set a school record...personal-best times include 1:56.51 (800m), 2:32.23 (1000m), 4:23.1 (1600m) and 9:57 (3200m)...also ran a career-best 5K cross country time of 16:27...member of the National Honor Society...graduated with Cum Laude honors...served as Vice President for the Class of 2012.
PERSONAL: Full name is Patrick William Corona...nickname is "Patty"...son of Thomas Sr., and Janine Corona...has one older brother, Thomas Jr., and one younger brother, William...majoring in economics...future plans include becoming a pilot...named to the Athletic Director's List...completed Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training (ESET) and Jump over the summer...hobbies include surfing, going to the beach, traveling and hanging out with friends...is a fan of the New York Yankees, New York Jets and the football club Bayern Munich...would like to add that "Dan Caddigan is my twin"...voted "Best Zach Perkins' Record Breaker" by teammates...earned all-conference honors at the 2013 Mountain West Cross Country Championships...also claimed all-region honors in 2013...member of Cadet Squadron 35.