|High School:||St. Francis|
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2003: Redshirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2003 graduate of St. Francis High School in Sacramento, Calif. ... coached by John DuCray ... led team to Delta League, sectional and state championship as a senior ... a four-year letterwinner in cross country and track ... first-team all-city selection ... named Prep Athlete of the Week by the Sacramento Bee ... set school record with an 18:24 performance over three-miles at the Sac-Joaquin sectional final and finished second ... finished eighth in the Division III race at the Stanford Invitational with a 5,000-meter time of 18:32 ... three-time all-league selection and team co-MVP as a junior ... two-time team captain ... competes for the Buffalo Chips Running Club and competed in the Junior Olympics twice ... served as a tutor in math and spanish and spoke at schools in an outreach program outlining the dangers of drugs and alcohol ... served as a Big Sister and mentored four freshmen students.
PERSONAL: Born April 2, 1985 in Sacramento, Calif. ... parents are Jim and Theresa Krtil, both Sacramento State graduates ... has one younger brother, Joe ... enjoys scrapbooking as a hobby.