Born March 1982 in Provo, Utah ... parents are Ray and Sylvia Rohatinsky ... served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Montevideo, Uruguay ... father and sister, Tara, are former BYU athletes.
Earned four varsity letters in both cross country and track ... graduated with honors and as a member of the National Honor Society ... four-year region champion ... four-time Utah state Athlete of the Year honoree ... won seven individual state titles ... competed in the Footlocker Cross Country National Championships three years in high school, taking 27th, 5th and 4th ... won the Footlocker Cross Country Western Regional meet two years consecutively.
2000 | Freshman Year
Placed fourth at the MWC Championships ... MWC Freshman of the Year.
2003 | Redshirt Year
Redshirted the season.
2004 | Sophomore Year
Finished first overall at the BYU Autumn Classic with a time of 19:31.9 ... placed first with a time of 19:50.2 at the BYU Alumni Invitational ... finished first overall at the Notre Dame Invitational with time of 23:40 and was also honored as the MWC Athlete of the Week for his performance ... finished seventh overall at Pre-Nationals with time of 24:06.6 ... placed third at the MWC Cross Country Championships with a time of 25:03 ... earned First Team All-MWC honors ... placed fourth at the NCAA Mt. Region XC Championships with a time of 29:52.7 earning himself Mt Region honors ... finished 22nd at the NCAA Championships with a time of 31:45 earning All-American honors for the first time in his collegiate career.
2005 | Junior Year
Started the season by winning the the Alumni Invitational for the second year in a row with a time of 19:46.3 ... placed third at the Roy Griak Invitational with a time of 24:52.0 ... honored as MWC Cross Country Athlete of the Week for his performance at the Griak Invitational ... won the Pre-National Blue Race with a time of 23:30.7 ... earned his second MWC Cross Country Athlete of the Week honor with his performance at the Pre-Natioanl Meet ... won the MWC Championships with a time of 24:12.9, the second-fastest time in MWC Championships history ... earned First-Team All-MWC and MWC Runner of the Year honors with his performace at the MWC Championship ... placed third at the NCAA Mt. Region meet with a time of 30:33.1 and earned Mt. Region honors ... finished the season with a sixth place finish and a time of 29:40.2 at the NCAA National Championship ... earned his second All-America honor.
2006 | Senior Year
Placed first at the BYU Autumn Classic with a time of 19:38 ... competed at the Bill Dellinger Invitational where he placed first with a time of 55:58.37 ... named MWC Athlete of the Week for his performance ... won the MWC Championships and earned First-Team All-MWC honors ... was named MWC Runner of the Year for his performance at the conference championships ... finished first at the Mt. Region meet with a time of 29:51.6 and also received All-Region honors ... won the NCAA National Championships with his time of 30:45 ... earned his third cross country All-America honor ... named Division I Men's Cross Country Athlete of the Year ... named to the Fall 2006 Academic All-MWC team.