Michael Wysocki
Michael Wysocki
Height: 6-1
Year: Junior
Hometown: Temecula, Calif.
High School: Great Oak HS
Position: Distance

UC Santa Barbara
2010
Wysocki improved dramatically in the 3,000m during the 2010 season and ran a personal best of 8:49.32 at the Big West Challenge...Also competed in the 5,000m and ran a season best of 15:29.32 at the Cal Poly Dual meet...His best 10,000m time of the season was 32:44.35 at the Cal/Nevada Championship where he earned 11th overall.

2009
Wysocki competed in the 10,000m at Conference and took 17th with a time of 32:16.30...Earlier in the season he ran 32:17.25 to take eighth at Cal/Nevada...Ran a seasonal best in the 5000m of 15:20.04 at the Ben Brown Invitational.

High School
Was named to the All-Southwestern League second team upon the conclusion of the 2007 cross country season...Held personal bests of 4:32.3 in the 1600m, 9:52 in the 3200m, and 15:27 on a three mile cross country course...Was Great Oak's distance runner of the year upon the conclusion of the 2007 track season...Was an AP Scholar With Honor and math student of the year at Great Oak.

Personal
Wysocki is majoring in mechanical engineering and hopes to work in robotics someday...Interested in computers, technology, and cars...Fan of NASCAR and baseball; his favorite driver is Jeff Gordon and favorite baseball team is the Los Angeles Angles of Anaheim...His mom is a former Olympian who took sixth in the 800m and eighth in the 1500m at the '84 Olympics. She also took seventh at the '95 World Championships with a 1500m personal best of 4:00.18...His dad was sixth in the 1980 U.S. Olympic Trials at 10,000m and was a World XC Team member...Has a brother who was adopted from Russia in Feb. 2003.


Collegiate Career Bests
10,000m - 32:16.30 
(Big West Conference Championships, 5/15/2009)
5000m -   15:20.04 
(Ben Brown Invitational, 3/7/2009)
3000m -    8:49.32 
(Big West Challenge, 4/9/2010)