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Josh Rohatinsky Athlete Profile

Josh Rohatinsky

Josh Rohatinsky
Position: Distance Height: 5-8 Weight: 120 Roster Years: 2001 | 2004-2007 Hometown: Provo


  • 2005 USTFCCCA 3,000 meters (Indoor)
  • 2005 USTFCCCA 10,000 meters (Outdoor)
  • 2007 USTFCCCA 10,000 meters (Outdoor)


Born March 1982 in Provo, Utah ... parents are Ray and Sylvia Rohatinsky ... father and sister Tara are former BYU athletes ... served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Uruguay, Montevideo ... married Jena Mortenson in December 2005 ...

Before BYU

Earned four varsity letters in both cross country and track ... graduated with honors and as a member of the National Honor Society ... was region champion and Athlete of the Year all four years ... honored as Utah State Athlete of the Year all four years ... won seven individual state titles ... competed in the Footlocker Cross Country National Championships three years in HS, taking 27th, fifth and fourth respectively ... won the Footlocker Cross Country Western Regional meet two years in a row.


BEST MARKS: 10000m - 28:54.70, 5000m - 13:47.57, 3000m - 7:51.28, 1500m - 3:48, 800m - 1:56

2001 | Freshman Year

Took third at the MWC Indoor Championships in the 5000m ... in the 10,000m he placed fifth on the BYU all-time list with a time of 29:07 ... won the Cal Poly meet in the 5000m with a time of 14:12 ... ran the Weber State Invite in the 1500m with a time of 3:48.

2004 | Sophomore Year

Placed ninth in the 3000m at the Washington Invitational with a time of 8:04.92 ... finished fourth in the 3000m (8:38.87) and sixth in the 5000m (15:12.61) at the MWC Indoor Championships ... named MWC Scholar Athlete and Academic All-Conference.

2005 | Junior Year

Finished second in the 3000m at the Washington Invitational with a MWC record time of 7:51.28 ... took third in the 5000m finals at the MWC Indoor Championships (15:05.23) ... ran the 5000m at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 13:47.57, a third all-time at BYU ... ran the 10,000m at the Mt. SAC relays in 28.39, the second fastest all-time at BYU ... won the 10,000m at the MWC Outdoor Championships in 31:18.90 ... placed seventh in the 10,000m at the NCAA Outdoor Nationals (28:54.70) ... named Academic All-MWC ... named Scholar Athlete by the Student Athlete Academic Center.

2006 | Redshirt Year

redshirted the outdoor season

2007 | Senior Year

Won the 5,000 meters in a time of 14:26.92 breaking the Albuquerque Convention Center record and the MWC Indoor Championships records at the MWC Indoor Championship ... named to the All-MWC Indoor Team ... set a new Stewart Stadium Record in the 1500 meters of 3:46.59 at the Wildcat Outdoor Open at Weber State University ... broke a 23-year-old BYU record and the MWC all-time record in the 5,000 meters with a time of 13:25.53 at the Mt. SAC Relays ... set the MWC all-time record in the 10,000 meters at 27:55.86 at the Stanford Cardinal Invitational ... set the MWC Championship record in the 5,000 meters (14:09.70) at the MWC Championship meet ... named to the All-MWC Team ... finished eighth in the 10,000 meters at the NCAA Championship meet ... earned All-American honors.