Track & Field

 Catherine Cloetta
Catherine  Cloetta


Jackson, Wyo.

High School:
Jackson Hole HS


Middle Distance



Cloetta Earns Academic All-America Second Team Honors

She was also selected First Team Academic All-District VII


Wyoming’s Cloetta Nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year Award

She will have the opportunity to represent the MW


Cloetta Claims Academic All-District Honors

Cowgirl Senior Owns a 4.0 Grade-Point Average


Wyoming at Fresno This Week for MW Outdoor Championships

Meet Begins with Multi-Events on Wednesday


Track and Field Faces Colorado State on Friday in Fort Collins

Events to Begin at 11 a.m. MT at Jack Christiansen Track

2014-15: Posted one performance in Wyoming's all-time top 10 during the season...indoors ran the mile and 3,000 meters twice mile was 5:11.96 at the Rocky Mountain Classic on Feb. 3,000 meters was 10:16.95 at the MW Championships...outdoors ran the sixth-fastest steeplechase in Cowgirl history in 11:21.77 to win the Tom Benich Invite on April 4...named a MW Scholar Athlete in the classroom.

2013-14: Ran one time in Wyoming's all-time top 10 list during the season...indoors top mile performance was 5:15.58 at the Rocky Mountain Classic on Feb. 3,000 meters showing was 10:34.63 at the Air Force Invite on Jan. 24...also ran the event at the MW Championships...outdoors ran the No. 9 mark in UW history in the steeplechase at 11:51.96 at the Jack Christiansen Invite on April 26...placed 12th in the event at the MW Championships.

2012-13: Indoors, ran a personal-best 5:27.02 mile run at the Air Force Team Challenge for fifth place...competed in the mile run at the Air Force Invite, placing 15th in 5:27...outdoors, competed in the 800 meters at the Cowpoke Open, finishing fourth in 2:24...ran the 3,000-meter steeplechase for seventh place in 12:49 at the Jack Christiansen Invite...finished the 1,500 meters in 11th place at the Fum McGraw Quad in 5:12...named a 2012-13 MW Scholar Athlete.

Before Wyoming: Coached by Jeff Brazil at Jackson Hole High School ... lettered four years in cross country and track & field ... 2011 team captain ... named team MVP from 2009 to 2011 ... earned all-state honors in 2009 and 2011 ... named all-conference for three years ... team Rookie of the Year in 2008 ... achieved team's Barb Lindquist Award in 2011 ... 2012 track team captain ... two-time Spirit of the Bronc award winner ... state champ in the 1,600 meters in 2010 and the 3,200 meters in 2012 ... team MVP in 2010 and 2012 ... named all-conference and all-state from 2009 to 2012 ... also competed on the Nordic skiing team four years and one year on the dance team ... class valedictorian ... member of student council all four years ... National Honor Society president ... AP Scholar with distinction ... JHHS Student-Athlete of the Year and Southwest District Student-Athlete of the Year in 2012 ... four-year honor roll member.

Personal: Parents are Larry and Becky Cloetta ... majoring in physiology.

Personal Bests:
Mile - 5:11.96 (2015)
3,000 Meters - 10:16.95 (2015)

800 Meters - 2:24.99 (2013)
1,500 Meters - 5:02.94 (2014)
Steeplechase - 11:21.77 (2015) (No. 6 UW All-Time Mark)

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