Bosch Earns Athlete of the Week Honors

BOISE, Idaho Boise State sophomore Sawyer Bosch became the second Bronco of the year to be named as the cross country WAC Athlete of the Week. Bosch earned the honor with a season-high second place finish this weekend at the Bronco Invitational.

Bosch, a sophomore from Portland, Ore. (Borah HS), finished in the top-five for the third time this season. Bosch posted his best 8K time (24:39) of the year to place second overall at the Bronco Invitational in Santa Clara. Bosch led the Broncos to a third place team finish at the event, beating out four other WAC teams.

Sawyer Bosch’s Bio

2007: Cross Country - Earned First Team All-WAC honors...finished seventh at the WAC Championships with a time of 23:58.81...recorded top 20 finishes in six of seven races...finished in third place at the Northwest Nazarene Hampton Inn and Suites Classic (18:49.9)...recorded a fifth place finish at the West Coast Preview (25:34.2)...also finished 13th at the Bob Firman Invite, 16th at the Santa Clara Invitational and 19th at the Charles Bowles Classic.

High School - A two-sport letterman at Borah High School in Boise, Idaho, lettering four times in both cross country and track and field...won the 2005 Idaho cross country championship...state cross country runner-up in 2004...won the district cross country championship in 2004 and 2005...led Borah High School to four consecutive team track and field championships...member of the three-time Junior Olympic Team Champions, Team Idaho...posted a 4:25 in the 1,600m...recorded a 15:33 on the 5,000m cross country course...high school coach was Tim Severa.


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