Andrew Rafla
Andrew  Rafla

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Boise, Idaho

High School:
Timberline HS

Event:
Distance

Major:
Computer Science

02/25/2017

O'Brien and Henderson Win Titles

Sadi Henderson (800m) and Clare O'Brien (3,000m) both won individual titles on the final day of the Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships

02/24/2017

Jeffries Resets Pole Vault Record

Allison Jeffries improved upon her indoor pole vault school record and finished in second place in the event on day two of the Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships

02/23/2017

Women's DMR Wins Again in Albuquerque

The Bronco women's distance medley relay team cruised to the win Thursday afternoon at the Mountain West Indoor Track and Field championships thanks to a time of 11:19.39

02/22/2017

Albuquerque to Host MW Indoors

Boise State and the rest of the conference will converge upon Albuquerque, N.M. this weekend for the Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships from Feb. 23-25

02/11/2017

O'Brien Excels at Husky Classic

Freshman Clare O'Brien ran the second-fastest 3K time in school history (9:09.01) on Saturday night at the Husky Classic

02/24/2017

Boise State - Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships (Feb. 23-25)

Boise State - Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships (Feb. 23-25)

05/13/2016

Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships

Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships

2016 Indoor Track and Field All-Mountain West - Distance Medley Relay
2014 Cross Country Mountain West Freshman of the Year

2014 Cross Country All-Region
2014 Cross Country Second-Team All-Mountain West

2016-17: CROSS COUNTRY - 
A consistent presence in the lineup throughout the season, racing in all five major meets…started the year at the Sagebrush Invitational (21:41.25 – 7K)…performed well at the Roy Griak Invitational with a top-25 finish, crossing the line in 25:39.1 for 24th place…was 117th at the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational, clocking a 25:11.3…enjoyed a top-25 finish at the Mountain West Championships, clocking a season-best 24:44.4…a key scorer for the squad at the NCAA West Regional, clocking a 30:45.9 for 55th…concluded the season at the NCAA Championships, crossing the finish line in 31:34.6 for 190th.

2015-16: CROSS COUNTRY
- Redshirted...INDOOR – Helped the DMR team to a school record 9:48.34 at the Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships, gaining All-MW honors in the process…was just shy of being all conference in the mile at the conference championships, finishing fourth with a time of 4:12.43…ran the second-fastest 3,000m time in school history at the Husky Classic with a time of 7:57.98…also ran a quality 3,000m at the UW Invitational (8:00.69)…started his season at the Ed Jacoby Invite running the mile, placed fifth with a 14:14.61...OUTDOOR – A regional qualifier in the 5,000m…took ninth at the conference championships in the 5,000m, running a 14:27.80…clocked his regional qualifying time (14:01.72) to open the year at the Stanford Invitational…enjoyed his best 1,500m time of his career (3:46.78) three weeks later at the Stanford Twilight to take 19th place…also ran in the 1,500 at the Border Clash, winning the event courtesy of a 3:50.85.


2014-15: CROSS COUNTRY
- (Nov. 14) Recorded an 11th-place finish at the 2014 NCAA West Regional...was the first scoring Bronco in a time of 29:50.6...earned All-Region honors...earned an individual nod to compete at NCAA Nationals...(Oct. 31) Placed 10th at the Mountain West Championships in a time of 24:14 ...earned second team All-MW honors...named Mountain West Men's Freshman of the Year...(Oct. 17) Placed 104th at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational...was the third scoring Bronco...crossed the line with a time of 24:39...(Sept. 27) Finished 32nd at the Roy Griak Invitational in a time of 25:41.5, second Bronco to cross the finish line...Finished fourth in his Bronco cross country debut at the Utah Open (Sept. 5) in 19:19.2...was the top freshman in the race by more than eight seconds…INDOORS – Redshirted…OUTDOORS – Competed in one outdoor meet, taking 23rd in the 5,000m at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 14:19.22.

HIGH SCHOOL: Has already made himself known to many Bronco fans through his achievements at the highest level of prep cross country and track and field in the state of Idaho...claimed the Idaho 5A State Cross Country Championship this past year in the 5k...competed in the 2013 Nike Cross Country Northwest Regionals and placed third in a highly competitive field...In track and field, Rafla placed second in both the 1,600m and the 3,200m when he was a junior at the Idaho 5A State Track and Field Championships under the direction of Ty Axtman...claimed the 1,600m and the 3,200m state titles his senior year, including a career-best time in the 1,600m (4:10)...recipient of the Sara Shields award...intends to major in computer science engineering.

TOP TIMES
Cross Country
5K - 15:18
6K- 19:19.2
8K - 24:14
10K - 29:50.6

Indoors
Mile - 4:10.52
3,000m - 7:57.98

Outdoors
1,500m - 3:46.78
5,000m - 14:01.72

High School
800m - 1:55.74
3,200m - 8:50.55

 

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