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Gabe Gonzalez
Gabe Gonzalez

Gabe Gonzalez

R-Sr | 5-6 | Springdale, Ark. / Springdale HS/ Kansas


  • Three-time NCAA Cross Country All-Region (2012, 2013, 2014)
  • 2014 Cross Country All-SEC first team
  • 2013 Cross Country All-SEC second team

Redshirt Senior (2015)
Opened his senior campaign at the Chile Pepper Festival (Oct. 3) finishing 14th … Crossed the line as the sixth Arkansas finisher with a time of 24:07.25 … Raced in the Pre-Nationals (Oct. 17) placing 39th overall … Posted a personal record in the 8K at Louisville, Kentucky with a time of 23:50.90 finishing fourth for Arkansas … Competed in the SEC Championships (Oct.30) placing ninth overall … Posted a personal record in the 8K with a time of 23:47.60 … Gonzalez found his stride in the 10K leading the Razorbacks with a 3rd place finish in the NCAA South Central Regional (Nov. 13) and earning an All-Region honor … He posted a time of 30:11.20 to pace Arkansas on the College Station course … Closed his senior season with a 48th place finish in the NCAA Championships (Nov. 21) … Finished strong posting a time of 30:31.70 placing third for the Razorbacks in his final cross country event.

Redshirt Junior (2014)
NCAA All-Region … All-SEC first team member … Finished inside Arkansas’ top five in all seven races … Earned a top five overall finish in five meets … Set a new personal-best in the four-mile (20:10.00) and 10-kilmoter (29:55.00) … Opened the year with his highest finish ever at Arkansas (2nd) at the Hurricane Cross Country Championship where posted a personal-best four-mile time of 20:10.00 … Finished fourth at the Iona Meet of Champions (Sept. 20) with an 8-kilometer time of 25:42.94 … Posted his third straight top five finish at the Chile Pepper Festival (Oct. 4), where he placed fifth after completing the 8K course in 25:14.00 … Was the third Razorback to cross the finish line at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (Oct. 17) with a season-best 8K time of 24:25.00 to place 61st … Posted an 8K time of 24:26.47 at the 2014 SEC Championship (Oct. 31) to place fourth overall and earn All-SEC first team honors … Set a new personal-best time in the 10-kilometer (29:55.00) at the NCAA South Central Regional (Nov. 14) to finish fifth and earn his third-straight NCAA All-Region honor … Ended the year with a 209th-place finish at the NCAA Championship (Nov. 22), where he posted a 10K time of 32:45.30.

Redshirt Sophomore (2013)
Earned NCAA All-Region honors after finishing ninth at the NCAA South Central Regional (Nov. 15) where he completed the 10K course in 30:23.90 to help the Razorbacks to win the meet … Placed on the All-SEC second team with a 10th-place finish at the SEC Championships (Nov. 1) … Competed and scored in six of the team’s seven meets … Collected a season-best finish of fifth at the season-opening Arkansas Duels (20:27.20 6.6K) … His 8K time of 24:13.43 at the SEC Championship was the fourth-highest finish for the Razorbacks and helped them win the SEC title … Ran a season-best 8K time of 24:10.00 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational to finish 67th.

Prior to Arkansas

University of Kansas

Redshirt Freshman (2012)
Earned All-Region honors at the NCAA Midwest Regional (Nov. 9) with his 24th-place finish and 10K time of 30:58.76 to be Kansas’ top finisher at the race … Ran in five of the Jayhawk’s six meets on the year, finishing in KU’s top seven in each … Placed fourth in his first meet in a KU singlet, the Bob Timmons Classic (Sept. 1), traversing the 6K course in 19:49.5 … Notched a 35th-place finish at the Big 12 Championships (Oct. 27) and was the seventh KU scorer with his 8K time of 24:58.7.

Freshman (2011)
Redshirted his first year on campus.

High School
A two-time Arkansas 7A state cross country champion at Springdale High School … Won the 2011 Arkansas state indoor and outdoor titles in the 1,600m and 3,200m … Holds the school record in the 1,600m (4:18) and the 3,200m (9:18).

Born on June 23, 1992 … Son of Orsy and Rosa Gonzalez … Has one younger brother, Romario … Majoring in health and physical education.

Meet-By-Meet Results

Date Meet Distance Overall Team Scoring Arkansas Finish Time
10/3 Chile Pepper Festival 8K 14th 6th 24:07.25
10/17  Pre-Nationals 8K 39th 39th 4th 23:50.90
10/30 SEC Championships 8K 9th 9th 5th 23:47.60
11/13 NCAA South Central Regional 10K 3rd 3rd 1st 30:11.20
11/21 NCAA Championships 10K 48th 36th 3rd 30:31.70


TFRRS Profile

Cross Country PR Times

  • Four-Mile: 20:10.00 (Hurricane Cross Country Festival 8/30/14)
  • 6K: 19:49.50 (Bob Timmons Classic 9/1/12) – with Kansas
  • 8K: 23:47.60 (SEC Championships 10/30/15)
  • 10K: 29:55.00 (NCAA South Central Regional 11/14/14)