Krsnak named XC Male Athlete of the Year
ELMHURST, Ill. — The Summit League announced Wednesday that Michael Krsnak was named the 2012 Cross Country Male Athlete of the Year.
This award was among many for Krsnak this past season as he was honored numerous times by the league. Earlier in the year Krsnak was named the Male Athlete of the Week twice along with being named the Male Athlete of the Month in October.
Krsnak consistently finished near the top during the year.
To start the season Krsnak won the NDSU Dual in 26:09.54. At the lone home meet he placed second at the SDSU Classic with a time of 25:19.9. He finished fifth at the Griak Invite with a time of 24:47.8. At the Chile Pepper Invite, which was a 10k, he finished ninth with a time of 30:37.7. The peak of his season came at the 2012 Summit League Championships when he won the race with a time of 25:06.4. In the season finale Krsnak finished 47th at the NCAA Midwest Regional with a time of 31:29.04.
This is the first ever Male Athlete of the Year Award for SDSU.