Tony Smoragiewicz
Tony  Smoragiewicz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rapid City, S.D.

High School:
Rapid City Central

Event:
Distance

Elig. (In/Out):
JR/JR


01/22/2016

In the Spotlight: Tony Smoragiewicz

Men's Track & Field Spotlight: Tony Smoragiewicz

Last Updated: May 29, 2016

Redshirt Junior (2016)
Outdoor
• At the NCAA East Preliminary Round (May 28), automatically qualified for the national meet in the 5,000-meter run, finishing 11th overall in 14:12.55
• At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 15), ran 14:14.73 to score with a fifth-place performance in the 5,000-meter race
• Ran 14:13.45 to finish fifth at the Payton Jordan Invitational (May 1) 5K
• Finished third in the Collegiate Open Section of the 5,000 meter run at the Mount SAC Relays (April 15), setting a new PR of 14:02.70
• Won the 3,000 meter run at the Battle of the Blues (March 31) in a personal record time of 8:06.64
• Made season debut at the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Invite (March 26), setting a new PR of 3:48.63 in the 1500 on his way to a seventh place finish
Indoor
• Competed in the 5,000-meter run (8:15.38) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 27)
• Finished 11th in the 3,000-meter run at the Meyo Invitational (Feb. 6) with a time of 8:06.43
• Finished second in the 3,000-meter race with a time of 8:02.62 at the Commodore Invitational (Jan. 15)
• Ran a 14:15.21 for second place in the 5,000- meter race at the GVSU Holiday Open (Dec. 4)

Redshirt Sophomore (2015)

Outdoor
• Ran 30:32.49 for a 16th-place finish in the 10,000m run at the Big Ten Championships (May 15-17)
• Crossed at 29:50.98 in his first career 10K at UVA Challenge (April 17-18), good for 10th place
• Ran 14:30.54 to finish fourth in the 5,000m run at the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Challenge (March 27-28)

Indoor
• Ran 8:21.79 to finish 15th in the 3,000m race at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 27-28)
• Ran 14:13.02 to set a new PR at the Iowa State Classic (Feb. 14) and finish 21st
• Finished the 5,000m race in 14:26.67, less than one second off of a personal best at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational (Feb. 7)
• Ran 4:12.79 to set a new PR in the mile run at the Dual Meet vs. Michigan State (Jan. 31)

Redshirt Freshman (I/O) (2014)

Championship Meets
• At the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 28-March 1), finished 20th in the 5,000-meter run (14:32.78)

Outdoor
• At the Indiana Billy Hayes Invitational (May 3), finished third in the 3,000-meter run (8:35.59)
• At the Mt. SAC Relays (April 18), finished 26th in the Open B 5,000-meter run (14:26.22)
• At the California/Virginia Tri-Meet (April 5), participated in the 5,000-meter run but did not finish.

Indoor
• At the Husky Classic (Feb. 14-15), finished sixth in section three of the 5,000 meter run (14:28.22)
• At the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational (Feb. 7-8), placed sixth in the 5,000-meter run (14:26.22)
• At the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 18), finished third in the mile run (4:20.16#, 4:23.48)

Freshman (2013)

Outdoor
• Redshirted

Indoor
• Redshirted

Prep
• Graduated from Rapid City Central High School (2012)
• National Honor Society
• Honor Roll
• Academic All-State
• Academic All-Conference
• Graduated third in class

Cross Country
• Finished 25th in the SDHSAA State Championships (2008)
• Finished runner-up at the SDHSAA State Championships (2009)
• Two-time state champion (2010, '11)
• Finished ninth at Nike Cross Country Nationals (2010)
• Finished third at Footlocker Nationals (2010)
• Finished 11th at Nike Cross Country Nationals (2011)
• Finished seventh at Footlocker Nationals (2011)

Track & Field
• Four-time Class AA All-State in the 3,200-meter run (2009, '10, '11, '12)
• Finished ninth in the 3,200-meter run at the SDHSAA State Championships (2009)
• Finished second in the 3,200-meter run at the SDHSAA State Championships (2010)
• Finished second in the 1,600-meter run at the SDHSAA State Championships (2010)
• Two-time state champion in the 3,200-meter run (2011, '12)
• Two-time state champion in the 1,600-meter run (2011, '12)
• Finished third in the 800-meter run at the SDHSAA State Championships (2011, '12)

Triathlon Experience
• Won the bronze medal at the International Triathlon Union Junior World Championships (2011)
• Finished second at the Edmonton Pan-American Triathlon Championships (2011)

Personal
• Enrolled in the School of Engineering
• Undeclared major
• Born March 24, 1994
• Son of Jim and Julie Smoragiewicz

Personal Notes
• Father, Jim, was a swimmer at the University of Maine (1975-1979)
• Brother, Tyler, was a swimmer at South Dakota State University (2009-2010)

COLLEGIATE BESTS

Event Time Date
Mile (I) 4:12.79 1-31-14
3,000m (I) 8:21.79 2-28-15
5,000m (I) 14:13.02 2-14-15
1500m (O) 3:48.63 3-26-16
3,000m (O) 8:06.64 3-31-16
5,000m (O) 14:02.70 4-15-16
10,000m (O) 29:50.98 4-18-15

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