Austin Fritzke
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    Austin Fritzke

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Mt. Shasta, Calif.

    High School:
    Mt. Shasta

    JUNIOR (2008): Did not compete due to injury.

    SOPHOMORE (2007): Participated in three meets with the Falcons...posted a 15th-place finish at the Fort Hays Invitational after crossing the finish line in 26:50...finished 38th at the Aztec Invitational with a time of 26:48...opened the season with a 4.25-mile time of 23:43 at the Wyoming Invitational (26th)...academic all-conference selection...academic all-conference selection...MWC Scholar-Athlete.

    FRESHMAN (2006): Competed in four meets for the Falcons...opened the year at the 4.25-mile Wyoming Invitational, finishing 51st in a time of 24:26...season-best finish of 12th came at the Air Force Open in 28:05...clocked a time of 27:29 at the Utah Fall Festival to place 26th...crossed the finish line of the Fort Hays Invitational in 29:01 to finish 59th...MWC Scholar-Athlete.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Mount Shasta High School...was the California Division Five state cross country champion as a junior...repeated that honor during senior campaign...finished ninth in the 3200-meter run at the state track and field championships as a senior...class valedictorian.

    PERSONAL: Son of Ron and Gina Fritzke...nickname is "Young Fritzke"...has one younger sister, Katie...majoring in electrical engineering...future plans include becoming a electrical engineer...served as Element Leader, Standardization and Evaluation NCO, Squadron Athletics and Logistics Officer and Inspection Team Leader...hobbies include Frisbee golf, tennis, camping, hiking, fishing and swimming...spent the summer conducting research on radars at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, Calif., on leave and working as cadre during the second session of Basic Cadet Training...earned academic all-conference honors in track...member of Cadet Squadron 19.

    Inside Cross Country