Bronson more than justified his MileSplit50 No. 19 status, as he clocked 15:05.80 to comfortably lock-up his trip out west.
The Defiance senior trailed only Josh Methner and Caleb Brown in the final standings and a big surge late helped him edge East Grand Rapids talent, Evan Bishop at the line. Bishop, the 4th place finisher, is set for his second consecutive appearance at Nike Cross Nationals.
View Mhalicki's interview above, where he discusses his race execution at the Lavern Gibson XC Course, his progression as an athlete throughout high school and his goals for the national showcase on December 7th.