John Inzina
John Inzina
Height: 5-10
Weight: 150
Year: Senior
Hometown: Clarence, NY
High School: Clarence
Position: Distance

2011-12: Earned second-team All-MAC honors with his eighth-place finish at the MAC Cross Country Championships in a season-best 24:47.0 for 8K. Finished 37th of 240 in 32:24.7 for 10K at the NCAA Northeast Regionals. Placed sixth in the 5,000m (15:18.26) and seventh in the 10,000m (31:31.74) at the MAC Outdoor Championships and 12th in the 3,000m (8:49.08) at the MAC Indoor Championships. Named to the Academic All-MAC teams in cross country, indoor and outdoor track and field.

2010-11: Won UB’s Most Improved award and was named to the Academic All-MAC team for cross country. Finished 16th at the MAC Cross Country Championships in 25:15.7. Earned second-team All-MAC honors as he placed second in the 3,000m (season-best 8:32.12) and was part of UB’s second-place distance medley relay (10:08.20) at the MAC Indoor Championships. Took ninth in the 5,000m (15:20.45) at the MAC Outdoor Championships. Set UB’s fastest outdoor 3,000m time of 8:33.74 at the Toledo Collegiate Challenge.

2009-10: Named Coaches Award winner for 2009 cross country season. Competed in five meets. Turned in 10K clocking of 35:16 at NCAA Northeast Regionals. Posted top 8K times of 25:59 at Paul Short Invitational and 25:59.4 at Bowling Green Falcon Invitational. Set UB’s second-fastest 1500m (3:59.21) and 3000m (8:52.32) during the indoor season. Did not compete during the outdoor season.

2008-09: Competed in seven cross country meets with a top 8K time of 26:19.10 at the Bowling Green Falcon Invitational. Placed 59th at the MAC Cross Country Championships. Did not compete during the indoor or outdoor seasons.

High School: Won seven letters and captained two seasons at Clarence High School for coach John Hunt. Finished third in the New York. Helped the Red Devils to a fourth-place finish in the 4x800 relay at the state championships. Named team MVP as a junior and senior. Also ran cross country with Clarence’s ECIC and Section VI champion teams.

Personal: Born July 5, 1990. Son of Richard and Donna Inzina. Has one sister (Amy). Favorite movie is Team America: World Police. Favorite foods are Skittles and ice cream. Favorite books include Jack London’s White Fang and Call of the Wild. Majoring in electrical engineering.