The DePaul track and field teams split this weekend to take part in the Drake Relays and Purdue Open.
Career Notes: Named to BIG EAST All-Academic Team in 2010.
2011-12 (Junior) Cross Country: Scored in five of DePaul's six events...was one of the Blue Demons' top two runners in four events...was the top finisher for DePaul at the NCAA Midwest Regional in DeKalb, Ill., placing 110th...finished 27th at the UIC Home Opener in 21:59.0...finished 54th at the National Catholic Championships in 25:53.
Indoor: Ran a career-best time of 8:53.31 in the 3,000m run at the Notre Dame Invitational, where he placed fifth...finished 11th at the Badger Track Classic in the 3000m...ran a career-best in the 5,000m at the Blue and Gold Invitational, finishing 19th in a time of 15:56.7.
Outdoor: Finished fifth in the 5,000m at the Purdue Open in 16:00.98...finished sixth at the DePaul Invitational in 15:41.40...ran a career-best time of 15:29.50 at the Oliver Nikoloff, where he finished 24th.
2010-11 (Sophomore) Cross Country: Competed in the first two races of the season...placed 17th in the Vincentian Cup Invitational, finishing the four mile race in 22:00 minutes...also ran in the BIG EAST Preview and finished the 8K with a 29th place time of 20:11.
Indoor: Ran in four 3000m Run races on the season...placed second at the Purdue Invitational with a time of 9:09.79...at the ISU Classic, finished with a season-best 3000m time of 9:01.33...in his other two 3000m races, finished 10th at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships (9:05.06) and 12th at the Badger Track Classic (9:11.35).
Outdoor: Competed primarily in the 5000m run but also posted a 4:17.38 time in the 1500m at the Chicagoland Invitational...ran a career-best 5000m time of 15:44.53 in the ISU Duals...placed 10th at the DePaul Invitational with a 15:57.83 time in the 5000m.
2009-10 (Freshman) Outdoor - Lowered his personal-best 1,500m time to 4:13.67 at the Dave Rankin Invitational...finished the 5,000m at the Mike Poehlein Invitational in a time of 16:23.27.. clocked a 1,500m time of 4:14.71 at the Chicago Penultimate.
High School: Posted a three-mile time of 15:45...placed 30th at the IHSA 2A Cross Country Championship...helped lead his team to a conference and regional championship...led the Mustangs to a runner-up finish at sectionals.
Personal: Son of Rick and Susan Koronkiewicz...has three sisters, Annie, Kate, and Rachel...intends to major in accounting.