Andrew Rafla
Andrew  Rafla

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Boise, Idaho

High School:
Timberline HS

Event:
Distance

Major:
Computer Science

07/28/2017

Ostrander Headlines USTFCCCA Honors

Allie Ostrander was named the USTFCCCA Outdoor Track and Field Scholar Athlete of the Year, headlining eight Broncos who were recognized by the USTFCCCA for their accomplishments as student-athletes

05/27/2017

Ostrander and O'Brien Punch 5k Tickets

Allie Ostrander and Clare O'Brien highlighted the last day of the NCAA West Preliminary Championships by earning qualifying spots to nationals in the 5,000m

05/25/2017

Jeffries Ends Storied Career in Austin

Allison Jeffries reset her outdoor pole vault school record, but was just short of qualifying to nationals on Thursday at the NCAA West Preliminary Championships in Austin, Texas

05/23/2017

Broncos Head to Austin for West Prelims

Boise State's 14-athlete contingent will compete in the NCAA West Preliminary Championships this week (May 25-27) in Austin, Texas

05/18/2017

T&F Qualifies 14 to West Preliminaries

Boise State will send seven men and seven women to Austin, Texas next week from May 25-27 to compete in the NCAA West Preliminary Championships

05/12/2017

Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships

Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships (May 10-13)

04/28/2017

Border Clash (April 28-29)

Border Clash (April 28-29)

04/14/2017

Track and Field (April 13-15)

Bryan Clay Invitational, Mt. SAC Relays and Beach Invitational (April 13-15)

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

2017 NCAA Preliminary Round Qualifier – 1,500m
2016 NCAA Preliminary Round Qualifier – 5,000m
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

2017-18: CROSS COUNTRY- A team captain, appeared in three meets on the season . . . Ran 32:40.7 for 10k at the NCAA Championships (Nov. 18) . . . Finished 30th at the Mountain West Championships in 24:55.93 (Oct. 27) . . . Made season debut at the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational, running 25:18.0 (Oct. 13)

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...INDOOR – Helped the DMR team take fifth at the Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships with a 10:14.24…also was 10th in the mile (4:23.93) that same weekend…ran a season-best 4:15.37 in the mile at the UW Invitational…clocked a 8:16.14 in the 3,000m at the Husky Classic…OUTDOOR – Competed at the NCAA West Preliminary Championships in the 1,500m, qualifying to the final in Austin, Texas…ran a 4:01.59 to take 21st…ran a 3:48.93 to take fifth at the outdoor conference championships and officially punch his ticket to regionals…also competed in the 5k at the league championships…won the 1,500m at the Border Clash thanks to a 3:47.28…recorded a season-best 14:17.10 in the 5,000m at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival…logged a 14:33.84 in the 5k at the Mt. SAC Relays.

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.

PREP: 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.

CAREER BESTS
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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