ST. JOSEPH NOTRE DAME '12: Four-year varsity letterwinner in cross country with three letters in track and field... Won the Bay Shore League cross country title in 2011 and was second at CIF-North Coast Section Championships... Placed third among Div. V runners at state meet, clocking in at a career-best time of 15:45 to help lead his team to a third-place finish... Finished fifth overall at CIF-NCS meet and state meet as a junior in 2010... All-league first-team honoree for track team as well... Posted career-best time of 1:51.57 in 800 at state track finals, finishing third... Has PR of 4:17.69 in the mile from the Stanford Invitational... Member of California Scholarship Federation.
PERSONAL: Parents are Jim and Roberta Ratto... Has one younger brother, Daniel... Majoring in political science... Lists his third-place finish at the state track finals as his career highlight after he rallied late in the race to claim third... Hopes to someday qualify for the Olympic Trials... Cousin Ray Ratto is a sportswriter for CSN Bay Area.