2018: INDOOR - Ran a season-best time of 8:40.07 in the 3,000 at the UW Open ... member of the distance medley relay that placed eighth in a time of 10:45.88 at the GNAC Championships ... member of the distance medley relay that ran the fifth-fastest time in school history (10:14.81) at the UW Invitational. OUTDOOR - USTFCCCA All-Academic Team ... GNAC All-Academic Team ... finished third in the steeplechase (9:13.88) and eighth in the 1,500 (3:58.64) at the GNAC Championships.
2017: INDOOR – Earned all-conference honors as final leg of distance medley relay squad that finished runner-up at GNAC Championships, helping Seawolves to team title … ran season-best 8:36.21 in 3,000 meters at UW Open. OUTDOOR – Won league title in 3,000-meter steeplechase and finished 7th in 1,500 meters (3:57.91) at GNAC Championships as Seawolves eked out two-point team victory … GNAC-winning steeple time of 9:06.59 ranked 5th in program history and best among American-born runners … ran season-best 5K of 14:57.74 at S.F. State Distance Carnival … earned spot on USTFCCCA Scholastic All-America team.
BEFORE UAA: Won four 1-2-3A Alaska state titles in track & field and two state titles in cross country for Galena High School ... winner of two 1600- and 3200-meter state titles ... garnered nine track region titles ... earned personal-best times of 2:04.14 at 800 meters, 4:24.49 at 1600 meters, and 9:41.13 at 3200 meters ... earned first cross country title as junior with 5K time of 16:35 in 2014 ... repeated as cross country state champion as a senior by breaking the 16-minute barrier in 15:59.9 ... set personal-best times of 9:50 at 3,000 meters and 15:48.7 at 5,000 meters as a senior ... valedictorian at Sidney C Huntington School ... Gatorade Player of the Year.
PERSONAL: Born Kaleb Lawrence Korta on November 14, 1997 ... son of Jonathan and Tanya Korta ... parents competed in cross country and track and field in college, father at Minnesota and mother at St. Thomas ... has two siblings ... hobbies include hunting, fishing and flying ... school had no track or track team -- trained with father on 1/4-mile stretch of tarmac.
MAJOR: Construction Management