Katrina Zielinski
Katrina Zielinski


Flower Mound, Texas

High School:
Marcus H.S.




Looks to finish outstanding TCU career on a high note ... expected to contribute from 3,000 to 10,000 meters.

Consistent runner for the Frogs during her senior campaign ... finished the two mile race at the UTA Invitational in 12:30 ... placed 25th at the UNT Invitational ... was TCU's fifth finisher at the MWC Cross Country Championships ... earned 71st place at the NCAA South Central Regional with a 6K time of 24:19.65.

2005 TRACK
Saw action in the mile run, 3000 meters and 5000 meters during the indoor season ... did not compete outdoors ... earned a fourth place finish in the mile run at the Wes Kittley Invitational ... best 3000 meter mark of the season was 10:39.84 at the Razorback Invitational ... finished 19th in the 5000 and 28th in the 3000 at the C-USA Indoor Championships.

Was a consistent point-scorer for the TCU cross country squad in the fall of 2004 ... Best 5K time came at the Cowboy Jamboree when she turned in a time of 19:40 to place 71st overall ... Was TCU's fifth finisher at the Conference USA Championships, covering the 6K distance in 23:36 to place 37th overall ... her performance helped the Frogs to a runnerup finish in the team standings ... Shaved over a half a minute off her time two weeks later at the South Central Region meet... stopped the clock in 22:50 to place fifth among TCU runners and 70th overall, helping the Frogs to their second consecutive fourth place finish.

2004 TRACK
Competed at distances ranging from 1500 meters to 10,000 meters ... Entered both the 3000 and 5000 meter distances at the Conference USA Indoor Championships... was unable to finish the 3K run but placed seventh in the 5K with a time of 17:36.11... that performance was 15 seconds and two spots better than in 2003 ... Ran in the 5,000 and 10,000 meter races at the C-USA outdoor meet... placed 19th and 14th with times of 18:36.85 and 39:17.62 respectively.

Earned third team all-conference honors after placing 11th at the C-USA meet... covered the 6K course in 21:41.9 to help the squad to a second place finish. l Placed 29th at the South Central regional meet after being ill the week leading up to the race... covered the 6K distance in 22:16.

2003 TRACK
Placed 15th at the C-USA indoor meet in the 3K (10:30.71) and ninth in the 5K (17:51.56) ... Ran in the 5K and 10K events at the C-USA outdoor meet... placed 14th in both events, finishing in 18:14.55 and 38:48.96 respectively.

Fnished 22nd overall at the C-USA Championships, covering the 6K course in 22:52 ... helped the Frogs to a fifth place finish ... Placed 39th at the regional meet with a time of 22:27 over the 6K course.

Lettered four times each in track & field and cross country at Marcus High School, graduating in 2002... coached by Steve Telaneus ... Earned all-state honors in cross country and was named her school's most outstanding runner as a junior after placing eighth at state ... Helped her team to the state title in 1999 and 2000.

Born Katrina Lee Zielinski ... parents' names are Ed and Lynne Zielinski ... pursuing a degree in early childhood education.

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